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The mysterious case of Mr.Dax Shepard has always struck me as strange. At face value, he seems to have all the tools needed to be a constant leading man, with action star looks and a weird off-beat personality, it...
Nothing good ever happens in space. Life follows a group of researchers on the International Space Station who receive soil samples taken from Mars. From these samples they discover a microscopic alien organism, the first evidence of life beyond...
The Age of Shadows is a precisely crafted and excitingly stylish picture hailing from South Korea. Directed and written by Jee-woon Kim, this is a movie which offers a great deal, from thrilling chases to rip-roaring murder montages, and throw...
The Salesman, written and directed by Iranian director Asghar Farhadi, comes to us as this year's Oscar winner for Best Foreign Language Film. In part this may have been the result of protest votes due to the proposed Muslim...
With the advent of movies like Toro and Cien Años De Perdón (A Hundred Years Of Forgiveness), in the last couple of years Spanish cinema had received quite a shot in the arm and has only gone from strength...
The TV adaption of Neil Gaiman's American Gods is just about ready to premiere on both sides of the Atlantic, as the latest trailer emerges online. With a script by Bryan Fuller and Michhael Green, we find the ancient world clashing with...
From the creative minds behind Wallace & Gromit comes Early Man. Set at the dawn of time, Dug the Caveman (Eddie Redmayne) and his lovable warthog sidekick (sidehog?) Hognob, must take on the notorious Lord Nooth (Tom Hiddlestone) in a desperate bid...
Get Out is a shock to the system. Even the title is wholly confrontational, it grabs you, holds you and makes you question what the hell is going on. The film is the directorial debut of comedian Jordan Peele,...
The film opens with a quote from the infamous Howard Hughes, “Never check an interesting fact” is emblazoned across the screen and from the outset the audience seems to be warned that this may all be too good to...
It really is hard to keep a good monster down, isn’t it? In today's constantly shifting short attention span of the modern day audience, it's hard to remember about 80 percent of what’s shown in cinemas nowadays. So for...
I think it is safe to make the assumption that monster movies are pretty bad ass. For me personally, nothing gets my heart racing more than seeing a huge motherfucker dominating my cinema screen, so much so you believe...
So it has finally come to his. Hugh Jackman, the man synonymous with the character of Wolverine is finally hanging up his claws after seventeen years and calling it a day. I never thought I would see it happen....

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Pet Shop Boys live at Bord Gais Energy Theatre, Dublin

Pet Shop Boys
After the huge success of the first part of their Super World Tour last autumn, the Pet...

VITAL returns to Belfast with Tiesto & Clean Bandit

vital
The annual Vital Festival returns to Belfast's Boucher Road Playing Fields on Saturday 26 August - Tickets...

Relive the magic this July at Punchestown Music Festival

Punchestown
The Punchestown Music Festival returns this Summer with a two-day line up featuring Tom Jones and Jess...

Pure M chats to… The Blades

The Blades celebrate the launch of their Vinyl edition of their album 'MODERNISED' at Whelan's on Friday...

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The mysterious case of Mr.Dax Shepard has always struck me as strange. At face value, he seems...

Life

Nothing good ever happens in space. Life follows a group of researchers on the International Space Station...

The Age of Shadows

The Age of Shadows is a precisely crafted and excitingly stylish picture hailing from South Korea. Directed...

The Salesman

The Salesman, written and directed by Iranian director Asghar Farhadi, comes to us as this year's Oscar...

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Pure M chats to… The Blades

The Blades celebrate the launch of their Vinyl edition of their album 'MODERNISED' at Whelan's on Friday...

Pure M chats to… The Doors Alive

To call The Doors Alive merely a tribute act would be a huge disservice to what  is the...

Pure M meets Dublin Art-Pop Duo Æ Mak Ahead Of Irish Tour

Dublin band Æ Mak have announced their new single, 'I Walk', which will be launched in The...

Pure M chats to… The Answer

They are The Answer, a rock band from Northern Ireland. They write, perform and love to kick...

Pure M chats to… Ailbhe Reddy

Dublin musician Ailbhe Reddy is a singer-songwriter whose deeply personal heart-on-her-sleeve lyrics and a memorable voice lingers...

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The Catholic Church: Hypocrisy at its finest

Catholic
Growing up, I had never heard of a “Mother and baby home” being in existence. It sounds...

“Just bin it and forget about it”- what really happens to all the things we own

Bin
In this phase of high mass consumption that we live in, putting rubbish into a bin is...

An Inconvenient Truth

Truth
We surely live in historic times. The world, or at least the one that is ever-increasingly mediated...

GAMES

Sniper Elite 4: Review

Sniper Elite 4 is the latest offering from Rebellion's WWII 3rd person shooter series, which sees your character...

Horizon Zero Dawn: Review

Guerrilla Games has abandoned the assault rifle and dystopian world of Killzone for a society with a...

Four reasons to pick up Mafia 3

Mafia 3
If you haven’t bought 2k’s new game, Mafia 3, then here are four reasons you should consider...

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