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Calvary: A Review

“Bloody Hell. Jesus Christ. Forgive me Father, for I have sinned.” No sinner’s confessional is strong enough to describe the power of John Michael McDonagh’s Calvary. 978 more words

Film Review

Adventures; Comedy Edition

So I’ve been a little bit lax on the blogging front recently, and that’s because I’ve been super busy with coursework, classes and work. I can’t say it’s been the best few weeks, but the rush is over for just now (until perhaps the end of the weekend, and studying for exams must begin) and I can take time to tell you about the lovely weekend away me and P. 420 more words


Dylan Moran: ‘Panel shows… I have an absolute horror of those’

Dylan Moran is an energetic man. When we speak, he’s whizzing around the Lake District trying out material (“to scare myself”) before he embarks on his extensive Off the Hook tour. 581 more words


Movie review: Calvary [2014]

102 minutes
Directed by John Michael McDonagh
Starring Brendan Gleeson, Kelly Reilly
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The penitent man has an opening line so striking even the priest expresses being impressed with it: “I was seven years old when I first tasted semen.” The abuser, it turns out, was himself a man of the cloth, now long dead. 620 more words

Movie Reviews

Laughing all the way to the bike

We’ve all heard the phrase “laughter is the best medicine.”

There is a variety of evidence out there – some scientific, some not so much – which suggests that laughter can have a positive impact on stress, blood sugar levels, cardiovascular performance, and our ability to tolerate pain amongst other things. 689 more words


Shaun of the Dead: England Revisited

This 2004 very British Zombie film took the world by storm. Shaun of the Dead was even featured in Scream 4 as part of the film’s beginning – two characters were watching the movie on television while “ghost face” was busy murdering victim number three. 729 more words


Calvary (2014)

“Killin’ a priest on a Sunday. That’ll be a good one.”

As so often is the case in everyday life, first impressions are immeasurable. Film is no different. 757 more words