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NFB’s Film Rankings And Awards 2013

Another year, another pile of movies. 2013 has had its ups and downs, its hits and flops, its brilliant moments of acting and its dire moments of “acting”. How do the films of 2013 rack up next to each other … Continue reading

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Review: Lincoln

Spoilers Trailer This is the kind of film that, even before seeing, I just knew I was going to like. A biopic of Abraham Lincoln, even one as limited in scope as this, is long overdue and the proven quality … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: The Earl Of Kildare And The Simnel Conspiracy

The Wars of the Roses did not come to a decisive end until the 1480’s, despite the apparent victory of the Yorkist side. As previously mentioned, the three sons of Richard, the Duke of York – Edward, George and namesake … Continue reading

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Vae Victis

I sometimes dabble in a bit of fiction writing, and the following was my entry to a competition for the Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Anime convention of Epic-Con, held in Maynooth last weekend. The opening paragraph was the only guideline. And it won! Enjoy. … Continue reading

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