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Review by Niamh Muldowney With the days growing shorter and winter well and truly arriving soon, the Netflix original historical drama The Crown once again graces our screens. Now in its fourth season, The Crown follows the British Royal Family through the 1980s, while struggling to live up to the heights it reached in itsContinue reading “The Crown Season 4”
Review by Dearbhla Shirt I am a sucker for a Christmas film – and no, I don’t think November is too early to start watching them. As a festive movie connoisseur, I know what it takes to make a film suitable for the holidays. Jingle Jangle (David E. Talbert, 2020) has it all: a grumpy oldContinue reading “Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey”
Review by Jane Loughman “He’s only marrying you because he doesn’t want to go on living in that big old house with her ghost!” Mrs. Van Hopper (Ann Dowd) screams at Lily James’ nameless heroine of Rebecca (Ben Wheatley, 2020). “I don’t believe in ghosts!” James’ character retaliates before she elopes with the dashing widowerContinue reading “Rebecca”
To conclude our Beginnings series, two contributors discuss their favourite ‘firsts’ from an actor or director. Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner Written by Katie Lynch TW: Racial Violence Sidney Poitier was the first Black man to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in The Defiant Ones (Stanley Kramer, 1958),Continue reading “Debuts”
In the second in TFR’s Beginnings series, two contributors present us with their homages to high school. Ladybird Written by Seirce Mhac Conghail The last few weeks of secondary school hold a distinctly unstable feeling. Structures which may have existed for years, for perhaps what has been up until then a lifetime, begin to crumbleContinue reading “Back to School”
In the first in TFR’s Beginnings series, two of our contributors discuss the films that inspired their love for cinema. Lost in Translation Written by Nina Cullen It was the start of TY English class. I was introduced to Sofia Coppola through The Virgin Suicides (1999) and fell in love with the score by Air.Continue reading “Beginnings”
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