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Ireland’s Wars: The Conventional Civil War In Louth

The moment that the National Army had opened fire on the Four Courts was a starting pistol for the rest of the country, even if it took a while for the news of what was happening in the capital to … Continue reading

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NFB Watches Wrestling #49: PWA Premiership Episode 1

OK, time for something really different as we go into the southern hemisphere. It’s the 19th October 2020 and we’re in the Pro Wrestling Academy of Ingleburn, New South Wales, Australia for Episode One of the 2020 Pro Wrestling Australia … Continue reading

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Review: Zack Snyder’s Justice League

Zack Snyder’s Justice League Trailer Yep, we’re doing this. I find it useful that I have had a few weeks to fully absorb the experience of this, probably the most talked about directors cut since Ridley Scott just could not … Continue reading

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211 To 1: Reflections On The Road To Qatar 2022 – (VI) March Madness

Part One: The Beginning Part Two: The Road Broadens Part Three: Dreaming In Asia Part Four: Football In The Time Of COVID Part Five: Getting On With It Four months after the last game of World Cup qualifying the whole … Continue reading

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NFB Re-Watches Battlestar Galactica Season One: “Flesh And Bone”

Air Date: 13/12/2004 Director: Brad Turner Writer: Toni Graphia Synopsis: A Cylon agent discovered hiding in the Fleet claims to have planted a nuclear bomb on a ship, pushing Starbuck to take drastic measures in the interrogation. Boomer pushes Baltar … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: The Opposing Forces And Initial Strategy Of The Conventional Civil War

The Irish Civil War had begun in earnest, with the pro-Treaty side securing Dublin and then clearing their enemies from outside of the capital as well. A week after the opening of hostilities saw things precariously in the balance across … Continue reading

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NFB Watches Wrestling #48: Power Pro Wrestling (15/03/1986)

OK, here’s a real niche one from the vault. It’s the 15th March 1986 and we’re in a basic studio for an episode of Power Pro Wrestling! Your main event tonight: Chavo Guerrero vs Mike Steirn in a Lights Out … Continue reading

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Review: I Never Cry

I Never Cry Trailer And so, for me, the film festival came to an end. Based purely on the three films so far that I had seen, I can only see that quality wise it was a big of an … Continue reading

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NFB Re-Watches Battlestar Galactica Season One: “Six Degrees Of Separation”

Air Date: 29/11/2004 Director: Robert M. Young Writer: Michael Angeli Synopsis: When a flesh and blood Six appears on the Galactica claiming to have inside knowledge of his role in the Cylon attack on the Colonies, a panicked Baltar undergoes … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: The Blessington Triangle

We have seen how the pro-Treaty side eliminated the centre of the anti-Treaty movement in the Four Courts, before they went on to secure the rest of Dublin. It was a decisive demonstration that the National Army was capable of … Continue reading

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