Dublin’s Light House Cinema has just announced a new season for their September calendar. HACKS is “a season of films focused on the world of journalism in all its forms covering television, print, online and everything in between”, states the … Continue reading HACKS: The New Must-See Film Season Coming to Light House Cinema Sorcha Ni Cheallaigh takes a look at the new cinematic season coming to Light House Cinema this September.
Defying the stereotype that “women’s movie ideas aren’t commercial enough for Hollywood,” Wonder Woman, with a female lead (Gal Gadot) and a female director (Patti Jenkins), may be this summer’s great hit movie, grossing nearly $800 million worldwide as of August … Continue reading The Bechdel(-Wallace) Test “Pretty strict, but a good idea.”
●●●●○ In a Heartbeat: the four-minute short film here to brighten your day. This independent début – which has racked up 23 million views at the time of writing, captures first crushes and adolescent awkwardness as a boy risks being … Continue reading In a Heartbeat: The Four Minute Short Film to Brighten Your Day
Sebastian Barry delivers an incredible novel with Days Without End. Winner of the 2016 Costa Book of the Year, Barry’s ninth novel is now in the running for the 2017 Man Booker Prize. This will be the author’s third time … Continue reading Tn2’s Man Booker Picks: Days Without End by Sebastian Barry The war novel that focuses on the individual over the sweeping cause
●●●○○ The story that Netflix‘s new indie rom-com follows is a familiar one. You have your twenty-something woman in a creative field, living in a gorgeous apartment in the big city that you know she could never afford in real … Continue reading ‘The Incredible Jessica James’ is one dope film Maia Mathieu reviews the freshest indie rom-com on Netflix.
We’re back to hook you up with the best Netflix viewing this August. Instead of compulsively refreshing Instagram and brooding over everyone you know drinking umbrella cocktails in some tropical paradise, tune in and veg out with TN2, with our … Continue reading Netflix: What To Watch – August
Today marks the start of GAZE Dublin’s 25th LGBT film festival. The best contemporary LGBT films will be celebrated at the Light House Cinema in Smithfield this bank holiday weekend. The programme will include documentaries, discussions and retrospective screenings. The … Continue reading GAZE LGBT Film Festival Dublin Queer cinema is at home in Dublin in this look at the programme for 2017
Water tends not to be a favoured artistic icon, yet it is a central topic for Collapsing Horse’s new comedy The Water Orchard, a quirky and genuinely funny play produced in conjunction with Project Arts Centre. While each character is … Continue reading The Water Orchard
Jason Bateman steals the show in Netflix’s latest foray into the murky world of Mexican drug cartels – joining Narcos and more recently El Chapo – in Ozark. Bateman plays Marty Byrde: husband, father, and crooked financial advisor, who has … Continue reading “A Redneck St. Tropez”: Netflix’s “meandering” Ozark
●●●●○ One of the most highly anticipated Nintendo Switch games, Splatoon 2, has finally launched worldwide. This is a full-blown sequel to the original Wii U hit, rather than just a remaster for the Switch. Splatoon was one of the … Continue reading Splatoon 2 for Nintendo Switch – Review
●●●●○ The newest film in the Pixar’s Cars franchise, Cars 3 seeks to come full oval, as Lightning McQueen, the veteran of motor racing, suddenly begins to feel his irrelevancy. A newer, sleeker, and incredibly uniform generation of racers bursts … Continue reading Another One? Cars 3 – review
●●●●● Dunkirk is director Christopher Nolan’s extraordinary Warner Brothers feature depicting the historic WWII mass evacuation of 338,286 British troops from Dunkirk beach. A near impossible feat with Nazi planes providing constant bombing and the presence of a Nazi army … Continue reading Dunkirk – review