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Hugely engaging heavy rock crew WE ARE THE CATALYST continue their surge with the release of their new video single, One More Day. Formed in November of 2012, Sweden’s We Are The Catalyst has been described as many things, from Alternative Metal and Emotional Rock, to Electronic Rock, or even...
Wyvern Lingo
County Wicklow trio Wyvern Lingo up the ante with the first taste of their upcoming debut album. Described by the band as a song "about loving the feminine qualities of a man, and encouraging him not to worry about fitting into the male stereotype and just to be himself";...
Pop superstar Katy Perry is back with a brand new album entitled Witness. Recorded in conjunction with producer Max Martin, the highly-anticipated fifth full-length record from the American singer features fifteen spectacularly soulful tracks that reflect on changes in her own life as well as the world around her. It...
Daniel Radcliffe continues life after Potter with upcoming survival thriller Jungle. He plays Yossi Ghinsberg, an Israeli adventurer, who embarks upon a journey deep into the Bolivian jungle in search for the extraordinary. The beauty of the jungle transfixes Yossi and his friends. However their guide reeks of cunning and...
The Plea
Donegal band The Plea release their new single ‘Wild One’ on Friday 28th July. ‘Wild One’ is the first single to be taken from their upcoming album Propanoia which will be released in the autumn. ‘Wild One’ is a melancholy acoustic ballad that explores the thoughts and memories that haunt...

FILM #17

‘Annabelle: Creation’ Trailer

The second trailer for Annabelle: Creation has dropped, promising to strike terror into the hearts of filmgoers with the second-scariest thing in the world:...

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GAMER CORNER

E3 Recap: Xbox Conference

The biggest moment from the Microsoft press conference was undoubtedly the reveal of the Xbox One X – formerly known as Project Scorpio. This...

E3 Recap: EA 2017

Yesterday afternoon, Electronic Arts kicked off the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) 2017 in Los Angeles, with plenty of familiar titles – Madden, FIFA,...
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Super Rude Bear Resurrection: Review

Ok, so I owe a massive thank you to Alex Rose, the developer of this game. Thanks for the endless hours of frustration, headaches,...

Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 – Review

  Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 is the third installment (duh) of the franchise so you would be forgiven in believing that, at this stage, the...

Persona 5: Review

Persona 5, the latest addition to the Shin Megami Tensei franchise, swaps traditional gaming norms for an utterly stylish and charming experience. From the...

CLASSIC FILM

Donnie Brasco

Title: Donnie Brasco (1997) Director: Mike Newell Stars: Johnny Depp, Al Pacino, Michael Madsen, Bruno Kirby &...

Terminator 2: Judgment Day

Title: Terminator 2- Judgment Day (1991) Director: James Cameron Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Robert Patrick &...

Angel Heart

Title: Angel Heart (1987) Director: Alan Parker Stars: Mickey Rourke, Lisa Bonet, Charlotte Rampling & Robert De...

Planet of the Apes

Title: Planet of the Apes (1968) Director: Franklin J. Schaffner Stars: Charlton Heston, Maurice Evans, Roddy McDowall...

Last Action Hero

Title: Last Action Hero (1993) Director: John McTiernan Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Austin O'Brien, Charles Dance, Anthony Quinn,...

American History X

Title: American History X Director: Tony Kaye Stars: Edward Norton, Edward Furlong, Stacy Keach and Avery Brooks   The...

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In the last half-decade or so, it seems like Winston Churchill has waddled his way into seemingly thousands of TV shows and movies and even an Olympic closing ceremony, and played notably by Timothy Spall in The King's Speech and by ohn Lithgow in The Crown, not to mention a turn from Brendan Gleeson in 2009. Jonathan Teplitzky’s Churchill however,...
Following the hastily forgotten Amazing Spider-Man movies, Gifted sees the return of director Marc Webb to smaller personal dramas. This was after all the genre that made him famous. (500) Days of Summer was praised for its subversion of genre tropes and its resistance to the sentimentality that often tanks these kinds of movies. Gifted comes across as some...
Berlin Syndrome is an Australian psychological thriller which follows the story of Clare, (Teresa Palmer) a typical young woman who decides to leave Australia and experience the world in an attempt to make memories and find herself. In Berlin she meets the alluring school teacher Andi (Max Riemelt). They go for long walks through the city, discuss architecture, history...
Best Film 2017 - Pure M Awards
Congratulations to the five Irish movies that made it through to our Pure M Awards 2017 shortlist in the ‘Best Film’ category. The Secret Scripture https://youtu.be/0PvJTnnythI Cardboard Gangsters https://youtu.be/paJYAk6Lkmc Handsome Devil https://youtu.be/V6EvMq0Xwbs A Dark Song https://youtu.be/5-S3JqJZJ3s In View https://youtu.be/B9-4qyUwYac Pure M Live award show – August 24th The Mercantile, Dublin
Rock Dog is fairly self-explanatory, it does what it says on the tin. It concerns a dog who is about to rock, and we salute him. The dog in question goes by the name of Bodi (voiced by Luke Wilson), a Tibetan Mastiff who lives on Snow Mountain. Bodi’s destiny initially appears to be living on the mountain with...

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