The Young Offenders won over the hearts of many in 2016, earning more than a million at the Irish box-office. There are many reasons why; the energetic direction by Peter Foott, a handful of funny performances and an interesting take on a story rooted in real world events. However, I’d argue the most important element… Continue reading The Young Offenders loses some charm in the transition to the small screen
I cannot express how much of a fan I am of Charlie Brooker's dystopian sci-fi anthology series Black Mirror. With each episode we are confronted with the harsh reality of the drastic progression of technology even to the point in which it becomes part of our everyday existence. Brooker meticulously crafts each narrative with such a… Continue reading The Top 8 Episodes of Black Mirror
Directors: Jonathan Entitle, Lucy Tcherniak Writer: Charlie Covell Cast: Alex Lawther, Jessica Barden, Gemma Whelan, Wunmi Mosaku, Steve Oram, Barry Ward REVIEW Imagine if the off-kilter visual aesthetic of Wes Anderson came into contact with the improve-driven sense of humour of Taika Waititi who then ran into the rapid-fire pace of Edgar Wright before finally running into the… Continue reading End of the F***ing World Review
Back in May when I reviewed Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, I made the statement that there was a lot of pressure on the film to recapture, and even surpass, the feel and thrill of its first instalment. I bring this up because I feel as though the statement can applied to the hype surrounding… Continue reading Stranger Things 2 Review
And so the long hibernation begins again. How long will it be this time? A year? A year and a half? Two years? Nothing in this life is guaranteed except Rick and Morty season four. The endless deep dives, throwaway gags and hilarious references have ensured that the third season of this wacky, grim show… Continue reading Season Review: Rick & Morty.
It's season three baby! We're halfway through season three motherf***ers! Five more episodes. Rick and Morty five mo- Oh fuck it; the dynamic, absurd and nihilist space-faring duo are back and things are darker than ever in the Smith household. Summer (Spencer Grammar) takes to murdering mutants. Beth (Sarah Chalke) is on a slow path… Continue reading Mid-Season Wrap-Up: Rick and Morty.
Begun before A song of Ice and Fire (Game of Thrones), several times longer than The Lord of the Rings and its expanded universe and more detailed than almost any other media series out there Berserk is one of the most impressive pieces of fantasy ever put to page or screen. It has demons, ghosts… Continue reading Berserk: The Darkest Fantasy of All.