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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...
Deadpool was a massive hit last year, so it’s no surprise that the upcoming sequel is one of the most eagerly anticipated movies of 2018. And, although there’s still a while to wait yet, fans can now relinquish any...
The latest in the seemingly never ending supply of Fast & Furious instalments has got yet another addition to the franchise with the aptly named Fast & Furious 8. As can be expected, it's the usual tank-top wearing, speed junkie, explosion filled...
It's no secret that Michael Mann has struggled to find backing for his biopic of racing icon Enzo Ferrari. The wheels finally seemed to be in motion when he found his leading man in the form of Christian Bale,...
With the success of Bad Moms and Bridesmaids, it shouldn't come as too much of a surprise that Hollywood is eager to cash in on the next major female-led comedy. Rough Night follows the antics of bride-to-be Jess (Johansson), who embarks on her hen...
The latest trailer for the upcoming Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar's Revenge has given audiences their first decent look at Javier Bardem's antagonist, Salazar. As a younger man, Salazar was infatuated with slaughtering pirates until a certain Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny...
At long last fans of Star Wars have received their first look at the cast of the upcoming as-of-yet untitled Han Solo spin-off. Front and centre is Alden Ehrenreich as Solo, who seems to be harnessing his best possible smug face. Also...
Following years of being stuck in development hell, it appears as though an inch of progress has finally been made on the ninth collaboration between Martin Scorsese and Robert De Niro - The Irishman. The gangster flick has been confirmed as...
Life, directed by Daniel Espinosa, is an upcoming space thriller starring some of the biggest names in Hollywood. From the recently released trailer, this seems to be a movie we’ve all seen before (though the potential for exciting visual...
James Cromwell is the latest addition to the as-of-yet untitled sequel to Jurassic World. Juan Antonio Bayona is sat in the directors chair, with Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard returning to their roles of Owen Grady and Claire Dearing. However,...
If reports coming out of Deadline are to be believed, it would appear as though the resurrection of Mel Gibson's career may be complete as Warner Bros. are reportedly interested in having him direct Suicide Squad 2. It's still early days yet, but...

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MUSIC

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...

MOVIES

CHiPS

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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INTERVIEWS

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...

CULTURAL

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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