THE 34TH Protest

The 34th – BFI Flare 2018 Review

With the date of the long overdue referendum to repeal the 8th Amendment finally being announced, The 34th serves as a timely reminder of the struggle that led to a successful vote on Marriage Equality in...
Black 47

Black 47 – Berlinale 2018 Review

A conventional thriller in an unconventional setting, Black 47 lays the bleakness on pretty thick to establish the woeful world in which we find ourselves. War, famine, greed, wrath – the seven sins, the...

’71 – LFF Review

Yann Demange’s feature debut relentlessly shifts from ambient tension to blunt horror time and time again, in what must be 2014’s most flagrant display of up-and-coming British talent. ‘71’s erratic...

Calvary – Review

A darkness hangs over Calvary; as bleak and angry as a pregnant thundercloud. Those hoping for a thematic sequel to The Guard will quickly discover that they won’t find it here. Calvary isn’t perfect; the...

Starred Up – Review

Starred Up serves its porridge with bits of broken glass. It grins as it spits teeth, just as likely to erupt into another volcanic episode of violence as it is to cough up a pearl of prison wisdom. Jack...