There is a moment while watching 1917 when you realise you have not breathed in quite some time. At least it certainly feels that way, such is there lentless, heart-stopping momentum of Sam Mendes’ epic war film about two young soldiers who venture across enemy lines to deliver a message that could save hundreds of lives.
Wed, 08 Jan, 2020
Boy-next-door charm and smoothly calibrated pop have proved a potent blend in the hands of Canadian chart poppet Shawn Mendes. Without fanfare the 20 year-old has zipped to the top of music’s power rankings, an ascent built on both his photogenic hair and politely groovy songs.
Sun, 14 Apr, 2019
Mon, 21 Mar, 2016
On December 12th, two of UFC’s most feared fighters will finally lock horns in one of the most anticipated clashes of the year, if not in UFC history. Aldo and McGregor will battle it out for UFC featherweight championship title on the biggest stage, the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
Fri, 27 Nov, 2015
In a city where standing out from the crowd is the surest-fire way to survive, he’d get lost in a phone box. But contrary to the goading trash talk of his opposite number, that has nothing to do with his height. Chad Mendes is just simply not the stander-outer type. He’s a blender-iner.
Fri, 10 Jul, 2015
A prominent professor of history at University College Cork has expressed surprise at a French university’s refusal to stock one of his books in their Paris library, allegedly due to its lack of “neutrality”.
Fri, 20 Feb, 2015