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Uncovering Curiosities: Ben Wheatley’s FREE FIRE

  Ben Wheatley’s 2016 film, Free Fire is a black comedy action film and an energetic piece of high-octane cinematic acid jazz. It’s a tightly scripted, smartly executed, perfectly cast actioner that’s as witty as it is violent. This is [...]

December 29, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Sean Ellis’ ANTHROPOID

Anthropoid is a curious WWII dramatic thriller from 2016. It’s probably made even more curious by the fact this true story stars two Irish actors (Jamie Dornan and Cillian Murphy) as Czech soldiers on a mission to assassinate Nazi officer [...]

March 26, 2021

Take Christopher Nolan’s DUNKIRK Home This Christmas

Christopher Nolan’s cinematic masterwork, Dunkirk hits home video platforms on 18 December, 2017. The film managed to be weighty, heartfelt and uncompromising   – pretty amazing considering the film’s tight 106 minute running [...]

October 31, 2017

Review: Ben Wheatley’s FREE FIRE Is Absolutely Amazing!

Ben Wheatley’s Free Fire is an energetic piece of high-octane cinematic acid jazz. It’s a tightly scripted, smartly executed, perfectly cast actioner that’s as witty as it is violent. This is Wheatley’s most entertaining flick yet, an [...]

March 14, 2017

50 Shades Of Dornan: A Look At The Career Of Jamie Dornan

Based on an extraordinary true story, Anthropoid  follows the daring plot by two Czechoslovakian agents to assassinate SS officer Reinhard Heydrich, the main architect behind the Final Solution and third in command of the Nazi forces behind Hitler [...]

January 26, 2017

St Patrick’s Day Special: Top Irish Actors

A rundown of the top Irish actors– be warned this isn’t a definitive list – these are just my top picks! Michael Fassbender When I first wrote this, Fassbender was the new acting kid on the block, and on the cusp of being the next big thing. [...]

March 16, 2013