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Film Rankings And Awards 2020

What a year it has been huh? Three months of normality, nine months of streaming. New films continued to come out at a steady pace regardless of the virus, and so my rankings and awards for the year that was. … Continue reading

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Review: Hamilton

Hamilton Trailer When it was announced that Disney+ had found the means/inclination to accelerate their release of the only legitimate filmed adaptation of Hamilton, it’s probably the most excited I’ve been about a production in a few years. I adore … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: Enniskilliners

The town of Enniskillen, located in modern day County Fermanagh on the River Erne, was one of the only places, outside of Londonderry, that showed harsh resistance to the Irish government of Richard Talbot in 1688. Protestant dominated, when notice was … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: The Relief Of Londonderry

As NFB has been away on a short holiday, this weeks’ Ireland’s Wars is a little shorter than normal, but is plenty important all the same. In mid-July of 1689, with Londonderry on the verge of starving, negotiations were opened … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: The 1689 Siege Of Londonderry

For an event with all of the historical power that this siege has, it is a remarkably unexceptional affair in military terms. The reasons for that are worth going into. Richard Hamilton, outside the walls and now in firm command … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: The First Jacobite Campaign

Things were starting to edge out of control in Ireland, as 1688 came to an end and 1689, a year promising bloodshed, began. Richard Talbot held most of Ireland in the name of James II, now in France, exiled from … Continue reading

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