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Review: Midnight Special

Midnight Special Trailer Heading back to the cinema for the first time in a few weeks, myself and herself were faced with a choice: The Jungle Book, which has been critically celebrated but whose promotion left me numb, Eddie The … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: Ireton Crosses The Shannon

Ireton had drawn up his plan to invade Connacht again. The first part of that plan would not only go off without a hitch, but gain a spectacular success in the bloodless capture of Athlone, and the opening of a … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: Meelick Island

Henry Ireton’s first major coordinated offensive against the Shannon defensive line of the Irish Royalists was over before the end of October, the Parliamentarian commander slinking back into the depths of Munster, there to house his troops and horses in … Continue reading

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Review: Man Of Steel

Spoilers Trailer You can count me among the many who felt that Bryan Singer’s Superman Returns was a disappointing affair. By taking someone as iconic as Superman, whose Donner movies are the very genesis of the more modern superhero genre, … Continue reading

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