Author Archives: NFB

NFB Watches Wrestling #58: Smackdown (21/03/2002)

We continue to fallout from Wrestlemania and the road to Backlash. It’s the 21st of March 2002 (filmed on the 19th) and we’re in the Corel Centre of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada for episode #136 of Smackdown! Your main event tonight: … Continue reading

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Review – Black Holes: The Edge Of All We Know

Black Holes: The Edge Of All We Know Trailer Is there any bit of astrophysics as alluring to the layman as the idea of a black hole? It seems to me to be at the fulcrum of what we can … Continue reading

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NFB Re-Watches Battlestar Galactica Season Two: “Fragged”

Air Date: 29/07/2005 Director: Sergio Mimica-Gezzan Writer: Dawn Prestwich and Nicole Yorkin Synopsis: On Kobol, the survivors reach the breaking point when Crashdown proposes an attack on a Cylon missile battery. On Galactica, Tigh struggles with the pressures of command, … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: Kilmallock

I hope that I may be forgiven for the length of the below entry in this series. This particular subject is one that is close to my heart in many ways, not just as I am a native of Limerick, … Continue reading

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NFB Watches Wrestling #57: Raw (18/03/2002)

It’s the night after the biggest show on WWF’s calendar, so you know what that means: Smarkamania baby! Or maybe not this long ago. It’s the 18th March 2002 and we’re in the Molsen Centre of Montreal, Canada for episode … Continue reading

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Review: Army Of The Dead

Army Of The Dead Trailer Your cup runneth over Snyder fans. Yes, he’s back, only a few months since the Justice League film with his name on it trumped the odds and made it into a deliverable format, for better … Continue reading

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NFB Re-Watches Battlestar Galactica Season Two: “Valley Of Darkness”

Air Date: 22/07/2005 Director: Michael Rymer Writer: David Weddle and Bradley Thompson Synopsis: The Galactica is flung into a new crisis when the ship is boarded by a Cylon raiding party, with Apollo the only one standing in the way … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: The Advance Into Tipperary

The border of the Munster Republic had been breached at either end: at Limerick City in the west, with forces under Eoin Duffy and Michael Brennan expelling the IRA and now moving into the countryside to finish them off, and … Continue reading

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NFB Watches Wrestling #56: Wrestlemania 18

Starting here, I am starting over. The first time I got into wrestling, when I was 14, I was passionately into it for a period of just over one year, from around February 2001 to April 2002. The latter part … Continue reading

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Review: Nomadland

Nomadland Trailer It is a bit strange, perhaps just a by-product of the inevitable bubble that forms when you are in isolation, but I had never heard of this film before it started hoovering up awards. Usually the Oscar-bait is … Continue reading

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