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”

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”