Michael Finnerty

Michael Finnerty 2018-11-26

The world is a terrible place right now. Runaway climate change is threatening the existence of our planet, the political divide between left and right has never been as pronounced in decades, and the studio behind Despicable Me made a Grinch film. Before you reach for Google, could you, the person reading this, name one […]

Michael Finnerty 2018-11-21

It’s official: Irish football is in crisis.   It’s Groundhog Day again, another bad result against a team we should be comfortably beating on paper has seen Martin O’Neill and his assistant Roy Keane walk from the job. Five years of aggressively mediocre football have finally come to an end. Let’s take a look at […]

Michael Finnerty 2018-11-15

If you’re reading this article, there’s a high probability that you were born in the 1990’s. As it turns out, we grew up in probably the most influential decade regarding film since the late 1960’s post-Hays code boom. This was the decade where the old guard started to pave the way for the likes of […]

Michael Finnerty 2018-10-22

Most of us reading this article weren’t even alive during the 1980’s, but that doesn’t mean a 22-year-old who always gets Steve Harrington in personality quizzes can’t take a stab at compiling a list of the best 80’s movies! Back To The Future (1985)   It’s an obvious choice, but how could you have an […]

Michael Finnerty 2018-09-28

When Fight Club came out in 1999, it failed to make a profit at the box office, got one technical Oscar nomination in Sound Effects Editing, and caused Hollywood to take less risks on edgy, adult novel adaptations. Yet 20 years later, the film is a cultural phenomenon, it is often cited in critics circles […]