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Review: Other Actions Of 1919

The War of Independence was fought in a thousand places, in attacks, raids ambushes and blindsides, many of which were of a scale so small that they are not popularly remembered. In this series, I, of course, have erred on … Continue reading

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Review: The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind

The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind Trailer It is fair to say that I would probably watch Chewital Ejiofor act out the phone book. He’s one of the best living actors, being involved in numerous productions – be it Serenity, … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: The Ashtown Ambush

Having spent a few entries discussing events in the west and south of the country in 1919, we must not move briefly back to the capital, where things continued apace. The Dublin Brigade’s shadowy war against the DMP and G … Continue reading

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Review: American Factory

American Factory Trailer Here’s something that’s timely, almost suspiciously so: in the wake of the escalating trade war between the People’s Republic of China and the United States of Trump, the production company of one Barack and Michelle Obama releases … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: The Sack Of Fermoy

The Irish War of Independence was beginning to heat up. While little remembered, the events in North Clare during August 1919 pointed to an escalation of the conflict in terms of reactions to IRA instituted violence. Only a month later, … Continue reading

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Review: I Think We’re Alone Now

I Think We’re Alone Now Trailer The massive success of Game Of Thrones has been enough to propel several of its stars into the echelons of film stardom, though I suppose it is debatable whether they may be better off. … Continue reading

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Review: Horrible Histories: The Movie – Rotten Romans, Shaft, Screwball, A Fortunate Man, The Little Switzerland

Another month, another round-up. Horrible Histories: The Movie – Rotten Romans Trailer After annoying the newly crowned Emperor Nero (Craig Roberts) and his over-bearing mother Agrippina (Kim Cattrall), young Atti (Sebastian Croft) is dispatched to the Roman Legions in Britain. … Continue reading

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