Post Tagged with: "Entertainment"

Had a skinful?

John Barker shakes his head at the rapidly declining quality of fan favourite Skins.

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All caught up

Emma McCarthy lets down her hair for new Disney film Tangled.

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Shameless goes Stateside

John Barker looks at the lives of TV’s most dysfunctional family as they crash into RTÉ.

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A classic you say?

Editor in Chief Daniel Lynch ponders the broad category of ‘classic’ literature, and questions who decides what that is and why.

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“Am I not perhaps a little unhinged already?”

Features Editor Margaret Perry attempts to review a performance of three of Samuel Beckett’s most famous short plays amidst a vague feeling that reviewing Beckett misses the point of his theatre entirely.

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On hands and knees

John Barker – Now that title grabbed your attention. I’m sorry to disappoint but I won’t be talking about what it is you might expect. I refer rather to a time, many moons ago, when entertainment did not mean watching 105 minutes of Justin Bieber in 3D, rather it meant productively watching plastic stars and clouds rotate on a mobile: pure quality.

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Habla usted español?

Jennie Brosnan invites readers to discover Spain’s most prominent modern Author, Carlos Ruiz Zafón.

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Brian Byrne is all for-lawn over Disney’s latest instalment.

The first question I asked myself as I sat down on my lonesome to watch Disney’s Gnomeo and Juliet was just how did the writers behind this movie decide to use gnomes to reinvent Shakespeare’s original?

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Hysteria on Wisteria

Tracy Nyhan is desperate for more of the inhabitants of Wisteria Lane.

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Dude looks like a lady

In light of the release of the third instalment of the horrendous Big Mama’s House series, Thomas Crowley gives us seven decent cross-dressing films to choose from instead.

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