Starring: Robert Downey Jr, Scarlett Johansson, Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Jeremy Renner, Mark Ruffalo, James Spader, Samuel L. Jackson, Andy Serkis Directed by: Joss Whedon Cert: 12A Running Time 141 minutes Release Date: April 23rd 2015 The Marvel juggernaut thunders into town again delivering another slice of supreme escapism for the cinema masses. Picking up... Continue Reading →

Review: CHILD 44

Starring: Tom Hardy, Noomi Rapace, Gary Oldman, Joel Kinnaman Director: Daniel Espinosa Cert: 16 Running Time 137 mins Release Date: 17th April 2015 Based on the international bestseller by Tom Rob Smith and produced by Ridley Scott, Child 44 arrives on our cinema screens with its pedigree solidly stacked. A prestige cast, a proven director,... Continue Reading →


THE SALVATION Starring: Mads Mikkelsen, Eva Green, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Jonathan Pryce Dir: Kristian Levring Cert: 15A Running Time 92 mins Release Date (Ireland): April 17th 2015 Set in the 1870’s in North America, The Salvation tells the story of a Danish immigrant Jon (played by Mads Mikkelsen) who has toiled for seven long years... Continue Reading →

Reach Out and Touch Faith

Okay - so as evening creeps in I’m sitting down to write my post. I had begun to write one yesterday but have scrapped it as I’m not feeling that one today. It’s hard to find the tone. Because I’m here blindfolded really because my book still isn’t finished. Who am I to preach? So... Continue Reading →

The spark that lit the fire…

For years I’d considered writing a book but somehow the idea, the hook never really came to me. The saying ‘write about what you know’ was burned into my brain and I, certainly for the last nine years had pretty much been focussed on having children and family life and trying to navigate a career... Continue Reading →

Review – JOHN WICK

  Starring Keanu Reeves, Michael Nyqvist, Alfie Allen, Willem Dafoe, Adrianne Palicki Directed by Chad Stahleski Cert: 16, Running Time 101 minutes Release Date (Ireland) : April 10th 2015 There’s a scene in John Wick in which Keanu Reeves’ character, a retired assassin is asked if he’s back. "People keep asking if I’m back and... Continue Reading →

Welcome to The Dark Blue Light

In 2013 I feverishly and proudly wrote the first post for my new blog – so exciting! I was doing it, going to take that step and launch myself into the blogosphere. And then I stalled. Badly. What was I going to write about? What did I have to say and who the hell out... Continue Reading →

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