Ni No Kuni II starts with a bang — literally. Within a few seconds of the opening scene, a missile flies past the US president and detonates over a city. Moments later, the president has woken up in a strange land full of talking animals. His first question is: “Am I dead?”
The beginning of the year has become a treasure trove of cinematic treats for Irish movie fans. Keeping films fresh in the minds of awards-season voters often means they’re released just before Christmas in the US, so they reach our shores between the Golden Globes and the Oscars.selects the movies you really don’t want to miss
From Northern Irish fashion designer J.W. Anderson making serious waves with his gender-bending designs as creative director for the luxury Spanish fashion label Loewe to 22-year-old Carlow actress Saoirse Ronan making the coveted cover of Time magazine, there’s no denying that the year just gone was another incredibly triumphant one for Ireland’s next generation of game-changers.