Arts & Culture, Review

The King’s Gambit: Mick Flannery, A Night At The Opera

Mick Flannery’s latest release A Night At The Opera – much like an actual night at the opera – isn’t going to be for everyone. This might come as a surprise to most, considering topping the Irish Album Charts for weeks on end is just part and parcel of a Mick Flannery joint these days. It won’t, however, come as …


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 …

‘Impressive Dynamism’- No Time To Die Review

‘No Time To Die’ is a fitting end to Daniel Craig’s run as the iconic James Bond which includes impressive action scenes, emotion-evoking moments and the Englishman’s best performance in the role. The movie is directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga, who is best known for True Detective season one and is written by Pheobe Waller-Bridge, whose talents can also be …

‘Gripping and Grisly’- Behind the Chaotic Charm of Squid Game

Since ‘Squid Game’ catapulted onto our Netflix accounts in September, it has become an online sensation, with meme worthy content and already a huge demand for a second season.  Now Netflix’s most watched show, Squid Game has blown the minds of its viewers with its violent and graphic concept. Its intense plot is centred around the events of impoverished people …

Godzilla vs. Kong Review: The Nonsensical, The Half-Baked and The Wonderful

After several pushbacks and speculation, Godzilla, and King Kong have finally had their long-awaited grudge match almost fifty nine years in the making after the extremely silly 1962 Toho original. It is the equivalent of a heavyweight show-down the likes that Muhammad Ali and George Foreman would be proud of and to put it simply, it delivers, somewhat. Godzilla vs. …

The Legacy of The Boomtown Rats

For music to retain the same punchy relevance almost half a decade on, more credit is due to The Boomtown Rats. Following the most hectic year for the band since their reunion in 2013, the turn of the decade saw the group release a long-awaited album. Frontman Bob Geldof even released a book containing lyrics and fragments from the band’s …