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Recent reviews

  • Master Gardener

    Master Gardener

    Like a rose, tender but oh so thorny

  • Pearl



    Looks like a comedy, is technically a prequel to a horror, but is in fact a tragedy of Shakespearean proportions. West recognizes this and accordingly ups his game, misdirecting us with jet-black humour while letting the sadness of this tale build organically. The gaudy bright reds in the costumes and paintwork warn us that this can only end badly. Locates itself in both history and the present with clever writing and attention to detail. The projectionist offers escapism in the…

Popular reviews

  • Song of Granite

    Song of Granite



    This retelling of the life of sean-nós singer Joe Heaney pisses on biopic convention from the heighest height. Cinematography, editing and music reflect Collins’ methodology: all pristine, but their eccentricities are never exploited or overused. A film about the little moments between possible dramas, told with confidence and absolute control.

    The finest Irish film this century? B’fhéidir

  • 8:46



    Dave done it again.

    Breaking down the protests to their barebones, it's eerie how much Dave sees of himself in current events. A pertinent reminder of how much systemic decisions can affect anyone and everyone of a particular hue.

    Less laughs than usual (A given, perhaps), but Chappelle's skills as a storyteller are as sharp and enrapturing as ever. Keepin' it real the way he knows how.