Author Archives: NFB

Review: Triple Frontier

Triple Frontier Trailer Reading about the development details of this Netflix offering, one can consider this to be a troubled production. Since word of it first popped up nearly nine years ago the cast has gone through numerous changes, with … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: The British Experience In The Easter Rising

Over the last number of weeks we have looked at the various garrisons and areas of operation for the rebels of the Easter Rising, and part of that process has been an examination of British responses and troop movements against … Continue reading

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Review: Captain Marvel

Captain Marvel Trailer The MCU comes of age, with its 21st offering in Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck’s Captain Marvel. In the eleven years since Robert Downey Jr and Iron Man began a redefinition of the extents of “franchise”, Marvel … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: Moore Street And Surrender

As Friday began, and the fifth day of fighting in the centre of Dublin commenced, it was clear that the GPO was in serious peril. British artillery was demolishing the building piece by piece, and every time the brave Volunteers-turned-firefighters … Continue reading

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Review: Fighting With My Family

Fighting With My Family Trailer I am a big pro-wrestling fan. There was a time not so very long ago that I would have been mildly embarrassed saying that, but the last few years have seen a sea change in … Continue reading

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Review: The Dive, Hotel Mumbai, The Aftermath, The Merger

Another review round-up. All of the below films I saw at the 2019 Virgin Media Dublin Film Festival. The Dive (Hatzlila) Trailer On the eve of an Israeli offensive into Lebanon, a family comes together to bury the remains of … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: Sackville Street

When it came to the headquarters of the Irish Republic, the military council did not look far beyond Liberty Hall. Sackville Street was then, as now with its modern day O’Connell Street moniker, one of the main thoroughfares of Dublin … Continue reading

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