Fri, 15 Jan, 2016
Boris Johnson has accused an advocacy group in the UK of being apologists for terrorism after it said the Londoner believed to be Islamic State executioner Jihadi John had previously been harassed by the British security services.
Fri, 27 Feb, 2015
Life’s A Breeze (12A) might have Pat Shortt on its poster but Lance Daly’s (Kisses, The Halo Effect) film centres on Fionnula Flanagan’s grouchy pensioner and debutant Kelly Thornton’s sullen teenager, using the Tipperary comedian for occasional comic effect.
Sun, 21 Jul, 2013
There’s a whole range of movies, books and cultural artefacts dedicated to exploring the impact of the 9/11 tragedy, but Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (12A) is less interested in the event and more concerned with its consequences, and particularly the way in which the destruction of the Twin Towers had such a positive effect on New York itself.
Sat, 18 Feb, 2012
Since this comes from the Disney Studio think 'Fantasia' (1940), the animated classic in which a hapless Mickey Mouse, the-then Sorcerer’s Apprentice, got into a watery mess with buckets of water and dancing mops … there’s a repeat sequence in this film.
Sat, 14 Aug, 2010