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Aras 18: Who I Am Voting For

When it comes to choosing who I will vote for this Friday, I considered what I expect out of an Irish President. There are three things to consider. The first, and probably most important in reality, is the ceremonial aspect … Continue reading

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Aras 18: The Primetime Debate

So, for the last time with the full orchestra, its another Presidential debate. My opinions on the candidates: Peter Casey Calls Higgins a liar flat out at first. He really doesn’t seem to get how bad it makes him look. … Continue reading

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Aras 18: Claire Byrne Live Debate

I have read some commentators say that this is among the worst political campaigns they have seen in Irish history, and while that may be a tad overblown as a sentiment, in truth it isn’t really that far off. The … Continue reading

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Review: Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot Trailer The US fiasco’s in Iraq and Afghanistan, military misadventures as tragic as they were poorly executed, have already provided us with a litany of books/true life stories turned film adaptations, some of which, have been true … Continue reading

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Review – The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies

The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies Trailer So, here we are again. One last time. Readers of this site will remember (I hope) my mammoth reviews of An Unexpected Journey and The Desolation of Smaug. This one will … Continue reading

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Review: Lucy

Lucy Trailer I’ve never seen a Luc Besson film I didn’t like, and I mean that in the sense of any film he’s been involved in, whether it be directing, writing, producing or all three. The Fifth Element remains one … Continue reading

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Review – The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Trailer As is now my modus operandi, I will provide a brief, spoiler-free, review right at the top, before moving into more in-depth discussion, a transition that will be clearly marked for readers. This … Continue reading

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Review: Olympus Has Fallen

Spoilers Trailer Man, Netflix has just been racking up the 2013 movies lately. Here’s one that I had actually hoped to catch in theatres. It has a premise that seemed to offer decent action fare, that also looked like it … Continue reading

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Review: Oblivion

Spoilers Trailer I don’t mind Tom Cruise. That seems like it is some sort of unique opinion sometimes, such is level of scorn and laughter sent in the direction of the man, though maybe that’s just because he is one … Continue reading

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That Desolation Of Smaug Trailer: Some Thoughts

I don’t usually go in for trailer analysis – It is nearly impossible to gain accurate summation of a movies quality from two minutes of footage, a personal belief I outlined more fully here – but since I love Tolkien … Continue reading

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