Binge-watching

The third in TFR’s Lockdown Recap series, capturing our quarantine viewing habits and the changing nature of cinema. Many of us binge-watched shows that got us through gloomy days at home. In these three pieces, we asked our contributors to revisit their favourites. Cheers Written by Mia Sherry It was the very beginning of lockdownContinue reading “Binge-watching”

A Look at Intimacy

The second in TFR’s Lockdown Recap series, capturing our quarantine viewing habits and the changing nature of cinema. At a time where meeting people and even touching was largely forbidden, films about intimacy- whether physical, emotional, romantic or friendly- proved important to many of us. In these two pieces, our contributors examine how cinema reflectsContinue reading “A Look at Intimacy”

Classic Summer Films: Part 2

Part of Trinity Film Review’s Summer Series (2019): touching on all things summer, student, and coming of age cinema. We asked our writers what they believed was the ideal summer film – and the response was overwhelming. In part two of two, a group of film fans have decided what their ultimate summer film is,Continue reading “Classic Summer Films: Part 2”

Classic Summer Films: Part 1

Part of Trinity Film Review’s Summer Series (2019): touching on all things summer, student, and coming of age cinema. We asked our writers what they believed was the ideal summer film – and the response was overwhelming. In part one of two, a group of film fans have decided what their ultimate summer film is,Continue reading “Classic Summer Films: Part 1”

Netflix Gems: Summer Edition

The third in Trinity Film Review’s Summer Series (2019): touching on all things summer, student, and coming of age cinema. Here at Trinity Film Review, we have a soft spot for Netflix Gems: Netflix shows of all shapes and sizes, whether they’re blockbusters or underground favourites. Four of our writers have chosen their top showsContinue reading “Netflix Gems: Summer Edition”

Movies to Watch Instead of Studying

The second in Trinity Film Review’s Summer Series (2019): touching on all things summer, student, and coming of age cinema. In this section, writers were asked to choose films that fit best with a certain field of study: ones that you can watch instead of grinding away at the books. From Modern Languages to EconomicsContinue reading “Movies to Watch Instead of Studying”

Slacker Movies

The first in Trinity Film Review’s Summer Series (2019): touching on all things summer, student, and coming of age cinema. In this section, writers were asked to choose their favourite films in the “Slacker” genre, to appropriately coincide with the end of exams and the start of summer. Slacker movies are defined as focusing onContinue reading “Slacker Movies”

The Umbrella Academy Season 2

Review by James McCleary I’ve never had much time for Tony Stark. The past ten or so summers of tentpole blockbusting have been dominated by the bullet-pointed angst of both his and his many copycats’ wealth, success and hyper-competence, and frankly I’m glad to be rid of him. That does not mean I am strictlyContinue reading “The Umbrella Academy Season 2”

The 32nd Galway Film Fleadh

Review by Gillian Doyle The 32nd year of the Galway Film Fleadh was undoubtedly a memorable one. Safety measures necessitated by Covid-19 could easily have led to the cancellation of the entire event, but instead the festival team, consisting of less than twenty people, pulled together and the fleadh ran online from July 7th toContinue reading “The 32nd Galway Film Fleadh”