Young Sheldon promises to entertain and fill in The Big Bang Theory’s gaps

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Created by Chuck Lorre and Steven Molaro, Young Sheldon premiered on RTÉ on 2 March 2018, about a week after the first episode aired on E4 on 22 February. When The Big Bang Theory reached the ominous ten-year mark in September 2017, what could be better than the release of this prequel childhood narrative of […]

Lady Bird: a refreshing addition to the coming-of-age genre

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The intricacies of the mother and daughter relationship are explored expertly in Greta Gerwig’s directorial debut Lady Bird. Christine or Lady Bird, as she calls herself, longs to be different. She wants to be popular and cool, and her ‘squeezed’ middle class family can’t provide the funds for the lavish lifestyle she desires. She clashes with her mother Marion frequently.  The film touches on some poignant […]

Review: The End of the F***ing World

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Created by: Charles Covell based on the comic series of the same name by Charles S. Forman Cast:Jessica Barden, Alex Lawther, Gemma Whelan, Wunmi Mosaku The new eight-part Netfix/Channel 4 series The End of the F***ing World follows James, a 17-year-old who believes he is a psychopath, and Alyssa, a 17-year-old rebellious schoolmate, who go […]

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 […]

Léirmheas ar Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

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Stiúrthóir: Gareth Edwards Aisteoirí: Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Alan Tudyk, Ben Mendelsohn, Mads Mikkelsen, Donnie Yen, Riz Ahmed, Jiang Wen, Forest Whitaker Má tá suim agat i Star Wars beidh suim agat sa scannán seo. Ar an chéad dul síos tá sé tábhachtach a thuiscint go bhfuil an scannán Rogue One: A Star Wars Story […]

SIN Book Club Review: Asking For It by Louise O’Neill

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Please read this book. Every woman and every man whether you think you understand consent or not should give it a try. Louise O’Neill painstakingly conveys the culture of victim-blaming, social media and the stigma surrounding sexual assault. The novel follows an eighteen-year-old girl who is raped, pictures of which are published online spurring on […]