Dear Netflix, We need…

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Dear Netflix, Truth be told, you’ve done well over the years. You have given us great entertainment and of course the iconic phase ‘Netflix and Chill’. From rom-coms to documentaries – you have it all, but there are some films and TV shows that have yet to surface on the site. Listen to the people, […]

It’s Feminist, not Feminazi

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Emma Watson has been a household name since she first graced our screens as Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter series. And perhaps, part of her current public work as a feminist stems from these roots. As the brightest witch of her age, Hermione held her own alongside the chosen one Harry Potter and his […]

The essential sequel and reboot guide for 2017

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If you love a good reboot or sequel to sink your teeth into, SIN’s got you covered. Logan – Out now Logan has only just hit cinemas, and if you haven’t seen it yet, make sure it’s on your to-do list. It serves as a sequel to both the main X-Men film series, and its spin-off […]

Movie Review: The Space Between Us

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Oh, I know, I know. Reviewing this movie? During Oscar-worthy-movie season? How dare I? But, alas, I come bearing sense. You’ll all see a gazillion reviews on each of those – shall we say – more accolade-worthy films. What you won’t read is anything on the latest chick flick to bless our screens, and I […]

SIN Book Club: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child preview

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So, I have a confession to make: I am an enormous nerd. Show me a fictional literary world and I am putty in your hands. Give me Middle Earth, take me to Westeros, let me lose myself in Narnia. These are the places of my daydreams. However, if I have to pick one that has […]

First Dates Ireland V UK

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With Valentine’s Day just over, it only seems right to weigh up the pros and cons of First Dates. The dating show has taken the nation by storm, with the flagship show having started in the UK, RTE picked it up for an Irish reboot. Since then the show has become one of the most […]

Curtain call: NUI Galway students ready for performance of The Bacchae

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The Ancient Greek play The Bacchae will be performed by Final Year and Masters students of the Drama programme in NUI Galway in the Mick Lally Theatre, Druid Lane from 14 February to 18 February at 8pm. This is the first time the play is being performed in Ireland. Under the steerage of director Max […]

Must-see films this season

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La La Land – Out now Damien Chazelle’s colourful and hopeful musical starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone swept up every award it was nominated for at the Golden Globes and earned a rake of nominations at the upcoming BAFTAs. It’s expected to win big at the Oscars as well, particularly in the musical and […]

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It’s that time of year again. For us here at NUI Galway, it means the warm and fuzzy Christmas holiday vibes have well and truly dissolved by now. Semester 2 is in full swing, bringing with it a whole host of new lectures, assignments, deadlines and the occasional breakdown over trying to find the time […]

In the mood for dancing: A chat with Teresa Mannion

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Answering her phone for our pre-planned interview, Teresa finishes up a conversation with one of her co-stars on the show Dancing with the Stars; “Sorry I was just chatting to someone about my very funky dancing attire.” Apparently her funky dancing attire had been a reason for concern earlier on in the day for the […]