By Matthew Geraghty The first in a number of high-profile pop-star documentaries set to be released this year is Miss Americana, directed by Lana Wilson, with ten-time Grammy award winner Taylor Swift as the focus. Miss Americana delves deeper into some of the topics Swift has started to become more vocal about in more recent years, but also sees her open up (but not … [Read more...] about In Miss Americana, Taylor Swift confronts her complicated role as America’s sweetheart
By Aoife Burke I have sat and watched Miss Americana several times and I can only say it shows Taylor Swift in a whole new light. We see her spending time with her family and her boyfriend and showing her vulnerable side. She says she loves praise and applause and cannot deal with negativity. We also see her take on the formidable Marsha Blackburn, a politician who is … [Read more...] about Miss Americana: Taylor Swift documentary review
By Saoirse Higgins The Tommy Tiernan Show first aired in 2017 and has become a massive hit with Irish audiences. The show is amid its’ fourth season and has taken RTÉ by storm. It has evidently become one of their most watched shows, with everyone hooked to their seat to see who the next guest will be. The basic premise of the show is that neither Tommy Tiernan, our … [Read more...] about The Tommy Tiernan Show: The best talk show on TV?
Directed by Jeff Fowler Starring James Marsden, Ben Schwartz, Tika Sumpter and Jim Carrey By Owen Kennedy The reputation of video game adaptation movies hasn’t been good since their conception. With absolute stinkers like Super Mario Bros. (1993), Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001) and Resident Evil (2002) staining the walls of cinema for years, people had left the … [Read more...] about Sonic the Hedgehog – Fast paced and light-hearted fun
By Alanna Phelan Sandpaper throat, sobbing without tears, Hesitant, staring blank as the ceiling Searching for familiar nightmares While the volts surge through stagnant air Leaving the frame reeling God, what is this feeling! Buckles on boots jingle as feet swing feet Above the pavement, … [Read more...] about Creative Corner – To Smile Effortlessly