Harry Potter is back!

J.K. Rowling has confirmed the publication of the theatre play “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,” set nineteen years after the novels ended. The theatre play was written by J.K. Rowling,...

Orange Is The New Black

by Maria Gallagher

Orange Is The New Black is the prison drama produced by Netflix which is widely spoken of. Spanning over three series so far, discussion of raunchy lesbian sexual activities and prison violence are probably the first things you will hear about it. However, the television series promotes less shallow and more profound themes throughout. Piper […]

Lucy

by Maria Gallagher

Lucy (2014) is a French science fiction action film directed and written by Luc Besson and starring Scarlett Johansson and Morgan Freeman. After instantly dismissing the film upon its release due to the absurd scientific synopsis that humans only use 10% of their brains, I was drawn back by the superb acting to re-examine the […]

Big Hero 6

by Maria Gallagher

Big Hero 6 (2014) is a touching and superbly animated superhero film produced by Walt Disney Animations Studies. Although, this is the first Disney animated film to feature characters from Marvel comics, the result of combining these two genres is truly stunning. The film somehow encapsulates themes of tragedy and comedy simultaneously and produces an […]

No One Lives

by Maria Gallagher

No One Lives (2012) is an American horror film directed by Rhuhei Kitamura which is gripping right from the start. A group of backwards bandits are filled with regret when they chose to victimise a couple that is not as helpless as they seem. The plot twists are enticing, even though it seems inevitable that […]

Gone Girl

by Maria Gallagher

Gone Girl (2014) is a psychological thriller like no other I have seen before. Based on the novel by Gillian Flynn, director David Fincher brings this tragic and perplexing storyline into a scary and shocking revelation to those who watch. Throughout the film, a constant state of confusion towards the motives of the protagonist Nick […]

Blended

by Maria Gallagher

Blended (2014) is a light- hearted romantic comedy directed by Frank Coraci and starring Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore. You may be thinking that you’ve seen a film similar to this before. You are probably thinking of The Wedding Singer (1998) and 50 First Dates (2004)… Well I can assure you this film is completely […]

Goodnight Mommy

by Maria Gallagher

Not as scary as the trailer! Goodnight Mommy (2014) is supposedly a horror film. Set in the summer holidays, twins Elias and Lukas aged eleven visit their mother in her luxurious detached house. The mother has a fully bandaged head, justified by cosmetic surgery following a “car accident.” But she quickly becomes strange in her […]