Write On The Train, They Said!

For a few days last week, I found myself gratefully employed (one cannot live on dreams alone) and my mind sprang up with travel possibilities and the best way to squeeze some  writing in on my way into Dublin city. I'll get the train I thought, those romantic memories returning of sitting in my own little world, my book... Continue Reading →


Starring: Mary Elizabeth Winstead, John Goodman, John Gallagher Jr. Directed by: Dan Trachtenberg Cert: 15A Running Time: 103 minutes It's befitting that 10 Cloverfield Lane should turn up mysteriously on the film release schedule, peeping its head out from between the corn stalks and stepping out like an alien onto the film landscape. A distant... Continue Reading →


Starring: Ferdia Walsh-Peelo, Lucy Boynton, Mark McKenna, Jack Reynor, Aidan Gillen, Maria Doyle Kennedy Directed by: John Carney Cert: 12A Running Time: 105 minutes As he so wonderfully captured the world of a struggling musician busking on the streets of the capital in Once, so again has writer/director John Carney returned to Dublin, capturing the... Continue Reading →


Starring: Josh Brolin, George Clooney, Scarlett Johansson, Alden Ehrenreich, Ralph Fiennes, Channing Tatum, Tilda Swinton, Frances McDormand. Written, Produced and Directed by: Joel Coen and Ethan Coen Cert: 12A Running Time: 106 mins When the Coen brothers last wielded their pens in the direction of Hollywood they delivered a dark satire on the screenwriters’ experience... Continue Reading →

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