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Review: Knives Out

Knives Out Trailer It seems somewhat strange to me that it has only been a few years since Rian Johnson went from being a moderately well-known director still in the relatively early part of his career, to being one of … Continue reading

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Review: Black Panther

Black Panther Trailer I said while reviewing the last MCU film – the passable yet distracting Thor: Ragnarok – that this shared cinematic universe was side-stepping its way from being primarily superhero/action-adventure focused, to being primarily comedy films, and that … Continue reading

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Review – Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi

Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi Trailer Two years on from Star Wars’ rip-roaring return to cinematic screens, we’re back again. There is little in the way of pre-amble that I can voice here without just repeating myself. … Continue reading

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Review: Moana

Moana Trailer Disney animation again. Having already garnered plenty of critical praise and commercial success with Zootropolis earlier this year, which I thoroughly enjoyed, they’re back to slightly more traditional fare with Moana: a young Princess going on a mission … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: The Pigeon Hill Raid

With the end of operations in the west, the attention turned back to the east. The original plan for the Fenian Raids, as envisioned by T.W. Sweeney, was for multiple attacks at different points on the border, as part of … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: New Ross

In Wexford, where the fighting had been hardest, the rebels stood on the cusp of controlling the entire county. They had taken its major urban centres on the east coast, and repeatedly beaten back the government forces in the local … Continue reading

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Review: Fantastic Four

Fantastic Four Trailer Between the unspectacular efforts that it was a reboot of, the widespread derision that every aspect of this films promotional material garnered from the “community” (by which I mean websites, forums and other media sources claiming to … Continue reading

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Review: Hercules

(Ireland’s Wars will return next week – NFB) Hercules Trailer Didn’t we do this film already this year? That really bad piece of claptrap starring a bit player from the Twilight series? Well that was a lower budget, smaller studio … Continue reading

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