Author Archives: NFB

Review: See How They Run

See How They Run Trailer Life imitates art in the West End of 1950’s London when Leo Köpernick (Adrian Brody), the boorish director for a planned film adaptation of Agatha Christie’s murder-mystery play The Mousetrap, is found slain in the … Continue reading

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NFB Re-Watches Battlestar Galactica Season Four: “Islanded In A Stream Of Stars”

Air Date: 06/03/2009 Director: Edward James Olmos Writer: Michael Taylor Synopsis: In the aftermath of the damage inflicted by Boomer, the crew of Galactica struggle to keep the ship viable. Adama considers the future of the military and a potential … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: U-Boats Off Ireland

Irish territory was a battleground during the Second World War, in different ways. That can be seen in the way that Irish land was bombed by the German Luftwaffe on multiple occasions, or in how German spies were implanted in … Continue reading

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Review: Samaritan

Samaritan Trailer Decades after the apparent death of superhero Samaritan in battle with his villainous brother Nemesis, Granite City struggles with a socio-economic crisis that has people ready to riot. 13-year-old Sam (Javan Walton), obsessed with Samaritan and rumours he … Continue reading

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NFB Re-Watches Battlestar Galactica Season Four: “Someone To Watch Over Me”

Air Date: 27/02/2009 Director: Michael Nankin Writer: David Weddle & Bradley Thompson Synopsis: Starbuck seeks to ease her anguish over her own life and Anders in an unlikely dual composition with a piano playing stranger in Joe’s Bar. Tyrol reaches … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: The Second World War In 1944

1944 opened with the Allies in a very strong position on every front, but still with a number of difficult obstacles between them and a final victory over the Axis. In the East, Russian advances were being bought with an … Continue reading

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Review: Blackbird

Blackbird Trailer Ten years after retiring from the life of a spy after the death of his lover, Victor Blackley (Michael Flatley) runs a Barbadian hotel with close friend Nick (Ian Beattie). At the same time that a dangerous chemical … Continue reading

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NFB Re-Watches Battlestar Galactica Season Four: “Deadlock”

Air Date: 20/02/2009 Director: Robert M. Young Writer: Jane Espenson Synopsis: Ellen returns to the Fleet, with her arrival propelling a personal crisis with Tigh and Caprica Six. Baltar attempts to take control of the Cult once more, finding unexpected … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: The Long Watch

One of the longest campaigns of the Second World War, one that perhaps encompassed the totality of the war as it pertained to Europe, was the Battle of the Atlantic. As had been the case in the First World War, … Continue reading

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Review – The Figo Affair: The Transfer That Changed Football

The Figo Affair: The Transfer That Changed Football Trailer In 2000, the unthinkable occurred: only a short time after insisting he would not do so, Luis Figo, one of the most beloved players of Barcelona, signed a deal to join … Continue reading

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