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Revolutionary Remembrance: Neil Jordan’s Michael Collins (Part Two)

For part one, please click here. The second act of the film begins the morning after the jailbreak of De Valera, as the group of revolutionaries prepares to leave Liverpool to head back to Ireland. The brightness of the day … Continue reading

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It Is Not War #5: Michael Collins

A nice short one this time. Neil Jordan’s biopic of the iconic revolutionary is rightly lauded as a fine piece of filmmaking. Neeson, simply put, is Collins for those two hours and the supporting cast (even Julia ‘This is my Oirish accent’ … Continue reading

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