Film&TV

Birds of Prey Review

By James Roulston Mooney ‘Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)’ is the new DC film in their universe. It serves a spin-off to ‘Suicide Squad’, acknowledging it multiple times throughout the film. David Ayer, director of the problematic 2016 film, returns as a producer on DC’s new project. Directed by Cathy Yan and starring Oscar-nominee …


How the Oscars got it right

By Mike Finnerty After years of dubious Oscar wins, the Academy finally copped on and gave Oscars to films that deserve it. Bong Joon-Ho’s Parasite has made history by becoming the first-ever foreign-language film to win Best Picture. The Korean cinema maestro also took home Oscars for Directing and Original Screenplay, making him the first person to win 3 Oscars …

Why the Ighalo signing makes sense for United

By Martin Mongan On transfer deadline day Manchester United fans woke up to the news that a bid for Bournemouth’s Joshua King was rejected and a second bid was likely to be offered. Manchester United were in desperate need of a striker as cover until star man Marcus Rashford returns from injury. Joshua King, a former youth player of the …

The Hit and Misses of the Transfer Window

By Joseph Saunders As another January transfer window slammed shut, all but three Premier League clubs dented the bank balance by bringing in new personnel. Bournemouth, Chelsea and Manchester City decided to stick with what they have for the remainder of the season as the rest of the clubs spent £230m, collectively. The total spend was an increase on the …

How rap’s perennial joker Tyler, The Creator paved his way to the top

By Seán Finnan At the beginning of the 2010’s Tyler Okonma was not widely well known to the general public.  Tyler Okonma or Tyler,the Creator as he would be known was at the forefront of a new generation of underground rappers, and by the end of the decade, he would’ve become one of the most celebrated and influential artists whose …

Richard Jewell Review

Clint Eastwood’s most recent release is the somewhat controversial film Richard Jewell. The true story of the F.B.I’s botched investigation in to the 1996 Olympic bombing. The tag line for the film is “The World Will Know His Name And The Truth.” Paul Walter Hauser, who appeared in “I, Tonya” (2017), BlacKkKlansman”(2018) and tv’s Cobra Kai (2019) plays the titular …

Collingwood Cup Quarter Final Sees UL Victorious

By Jamie Dowling NUI Maynooth 1-3 University of Limerick Hat-trick hero Adam Foley was the difference as UL ran out winners against NUI Maynooth in the Collingwood cup quarter final. UL now look forward to a Collingwood Cup semi-final against DCU tomorrow afternoon (Tuesday) thanks to a 3-1 victory over NUI Maynooth. A late switch from grass to AstroTurf made …