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Has Making a Murderer Damaged Steven Avery’s Case?

Most people have seen or at least heard of Steven Avery, especially in the past few months when Making a Murderer shot to popularity. The docuseries now has a dedicated following of people all over the world who were left foaming at the mouth at the end of the binge-worthy Netflix show, and Avery now has some very impassioned supporters from all corners of the … Continue reading Has Making a Murderer Damaged Steven Avery’s Case?

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Quick Film Reviews: Sisters, Spectre & Our Brand is Crisis

I’ve been a bit slack with this blog lately, life’s been a bit busy these past five months or so, I mean…I have babies now and everything! (they’re guinea pigs, but still). So I thought I’d kick off with a few ‘quick reviews’ and summarise the films I’ve seen lately, maybe with just one word, maybe a sentence, maybe even a paragraph, I haven’t decided … Continue reading Quick Film Reviews: Sisters, Spectre & Our Brand is Crisis

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Disney’s G-Force; Irresponsible Filmmaking

Could films be encouraging and contributing to the neglect of household pets? That was a question that would once have made me roll my eyes. I have always been sceptical about the  impact that films have on their audiences and have never bought into the idea that violent film’s equal violent people and other similar notions. As an avid watcher of horror films since the … Continue reading Disney’s G-Force; Irresponsible Filmmaking

New Year New Me. Make your New Years Weight Loss Goal a Success

With each New Year there comes a wave of people desperate to improve themselves, making promises they may not keep and resolutions they may not stick to. The gym gets busier, Facebook fills up with gym selfies and statuses that inform you of what your Facebook friends have eaten and how many hours they’ve spent working out. We’re all guilty of it, because once the … Continue reading New Year New Me. Make your New Years Weight Loss Goal a Success

Surviving a Zombie Apocalypse: My 5 Must-Have Items

I’ve been asked by someone from Man Crates to make a list of the items I’d want if I were trapped in a horror film. If you’ve not heard of them before, Man Crates make awesome gifts for men that come in a crate that can only be opened with a crow bar, so go and check them out because Christmas is fast approaching! There are … Continue reading Surviving a Zombie Apocalypse: My 5 Must-Have Items

Irish Film Davin Marks World Suicide Prevention Day

With the recent news of Robin Williams’ tragic death, the subject of suicide and related mental illnesses is more important than ever. A subject that is still very taboo in many places around the world, suicide is something we avoid talking about, or even acknowledging. World Suicide Prevention Day falls on the 10th of September and Davin, an independent Irish feature film by director Graham … Continue reading Irish Film Davin Marks World Suicide Prevention Day

The longer the trailer, the worse the film?

A trailer is a key component of any film; it’s what advertises the movie and grabs people’s attention. For most people, a trailer needs to do just two main things – tell them whether it’s their sort of film, and inform them when it will be released. It doesn’t require three minutes of footage, giving away pretty much the entire plot, for people to work … Continue reading The longer the trailer, the worse the film?