Author Archives: NFB

Review: Pokemon Detective Pikachu

Pokemon Detective Pikachu Trailer Favourite Pokemon? I’ve always loved the Squirtle evolution track, especially Wartortle, whose Bubblebeam I used with regularity on any occasion when I have played Pokemon Red/Blue/Yellow (there are ONLY 151!). That or Sandslash, because who ever … Continue reading

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Who I’m Voting For In The Local Elections (2019)

The thing about local councillors is that it can be hard to summon up any enthusiasm for voting for any of them when it comes to election times. Local government in Ireland has been steadily decreasing in relevance for many … Continue reading

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Review: Tolkien

Tolkien Trailer It would only take a cursory examination of this site to let you know that I am a Middle-Earth obsessive, but rather than harp on about that in this preamble, I wanted to talk about something else. The … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: A Summary Of The Easter Rising

Throughout the course of my writings on the Easter Rising, I have attempted to look at things through two viewpoints, and I think I will approach this summary in the same vein. Considering the actions of the Volunteers and the … Continue reading

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Review – Avengers: Endgame

Avengers: Endgame Trailer Whatever it takes, right Marvel Studios? The effort to get to this point, even if you are to discount the network televisions shows, the Netflix shows and whatever other media the MCU has come out with, is … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: Executions And The Changed Rising

One week after it had started, in Dublin and in the rest of the country, the Easter Rising was over. From a military perspective, it had ended in complete victory for the British: what rebel forces that had taken the … Continue reading

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Review: Shazam!

Shazam! Trailer I skipped Aquaman back in December of last year, not out of any special disregard for it, or for the product that DC are putting out with their movies: it’s fair to say I have a higher opinion … Continue reading

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