Film&TV, Fuinneamh

Babylon: A charismatic and chaotic feast for the senses

Babylon is a beautiful, chaotic, messy three-hour epic centred around the transition from silent films to sound. Damien’s Chazelle $80 million project follows three protagonists – Manny Torres (Diego Calva), Nellie LaRoy (Margot Robbie) and Jack Conrad (Brad Pitt) – as they navigate this shift from different angles. It is a ridiculous picture with incredible highs and disastrous lows as …


Film&TV, Fuinneamh

Bizarre psychological thriller ‘Don’t Worry Darling’ is sure to fascinate viewers

Set in the ’50s, Alice (Florence Pugh) and Jack (Harry Styles) are living the perfect life in the refined town of Victory. The couple is hot for each other – they lead sociable and exciting lives, party hard and still manage to have their perfect little suburban life with no worries and everything where it should be. That is until …


Waiting for pints: Farrell and Gleeson dazzle in isolate tragicomedy The Banshees of Inisherin

Writer-director Martin McDonagh’s The Banshees of Inisherin is a tragicomedy that confronts the viewer with the question of whether one’s existence is meaningful. The film follows Colin Farrell’s Pádraic in his attempts to regain the friendship of ex-drinking buddy Colm, played by Brendan Gleeson, who makes an out-of-the-blue decision to end their friendship. Colm wants to spend what he feels …

Uncharted Movie Review – Boring, Forgetful, and a Betrayal to the Franchise

Uncharted is based on the popular video game series developed by Naughty Dog. Directed by Ruben Fleischer, the movie reimagines treasure hunter Nathan Drake in all his sarcastic glory as he begins his adventurous career. The story follows Nathan in his twenties, working as a bartender while side-hustling through some petty theft. Showing a deep interest in history’s most famous …

Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021) Review – A Web-Slinging Epic of Nostalgia and Heart

This review contains spoilers. Some would say the journey towards the release of Spider-Man: No Way Home is a movie within itself, and who can blame them? From persistent leaks that range from blurry images to Hollywood scoopers’ posting everything about the film’s ambitious plot on the likes of Reddit and 4chan. That being said, Spider-Man: No Way Home lived …

Thrills, Jealously and Unravelling Dream Sequences: Last Night in Soho Review

Moving to the big city is meant to be a nerve-racking but thrilling experience. Unfortunately for fashion student Eloise, she might not be ready for quite the amount of frights and thrills in store in this horror thriller from the mind behind the Cornetto trilogy, Edgar Wright. Thomasin Mackenzie plays Eloise, a talented young designer from Cornwall who gets accepted …

‘Not Your Villain’ – The Problem Behind the Scarred Baddie Trope

The Bond movies are a franchise synonymous with glamour, action and a long lineage of malicious villains.  The distinctive villains are enshrined in cinematic history however the likes of Le Chiffre, Jaws, Emilio Largo, Alec Trevelyan, Zao and Raoul Silva all share a troubling similarity.  These evil characters share a visible difference, aided by extensive make up and prosthetics.  In …