Film Review: To The Bone

By Tara Fitzpatrick It is apparently impossible to make a good film about anorexia. Amidst calls to ban director Marti Noxon’s unambiguous film To The Bone, it could be argued that campaigners are right. At least, it is impossible to make a film about anorexia which is representative of all affected by the disease. Being … Continue reading Film Review: To The Bone

Film Review: The Beguiled

By Tony Inglis, Tara Fitzpatrick and Niall Christie The latest film from award-winning director Sophia Coppola has split opinion across the World. Here's what our three reviewers had to say. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z_de1zZPVYM TI: Sofia Coppola is a director with an auteur sensibility and, on first glance, her new film, The Beguiled, seems to stray as far … Continue reading Film Review: The Beguiled

June and Winter: Picks of the Week

By Niall Christie Here's a rundown of the music released, films screening, shows playing, books read, events happening and stuff going on that we think is worth talking about this week. Martha Ffion - Sneaky Pete's, Edinburgh The musical project of Claire Martha Ffion McKay, this Irish-born, Glasgow-based artist travels to the east coast to … Continue reading June and Winter: Picks of the Week

How to Retire at 40 – C4’s documentary on the disgruntled middle class

By Niall Christie Stop whatever you're doing and head over to All 4 now, because in 25 minutes you too can learn how to retire before you're 40. But, you know, only if you're middle class, work in London, are already over 30 and make sacrifices and take risks that could permanently damage your financial … Continue reading How to Retire at 40 – C4’s documentary on the disgruntled middle class

June and Winter: Picks of the week

By Émer O'Toole and Tony Inglis Here's a rundown of the music released, films screening, shows playing, books read, events happening and stuff going on that we think is worth talking about this week. Haim – Something to Tell You A lot has changed in the four years since the Haim sisters released their debut … Continue reading June and Winter: Picks of the week

Film Review: Baby Driver

By Tony Inglis What is the summer blockbuster in 2017? Looking at what’s on offer, the words that most immediately spring to mind are: gloomy, humourless, mind-numbing, boring, joyless and sequel. Call me defeatist, but it’s true. Look at Pirates of the Caribbean, The Mummy, the new Transformers, even the more successful, but still flawed, … Continue reading Film Review: Baby Driver