Blind Date

Recently Deputy Features Editor Sarah O’Mahony sent two UCC students on a blind date to Alchemy Coffee Shop, Barracks Street. 21 students applied and Ciara and Matthew were chosen and sent off to face the snow and to identify each other when things were kept a little too blind. Ciara is a 22 year old […]

Bones and All: A Cannibalistic Take On Love

Deputy Entertainment editor, Chloe Barrett, discusses the recent star studded body horror that is certainly not for the faint of heart.   From the acclaimed director Luca Guadagino, Bones and All is based off of the novel by Camille DeAngelis and tells the story of two new lovers who road trip across America together. Their […]

Fatherly Love in Aftersun

Lisa Ahern writes on fatherhood in the Oscar-nominated Aftersun. (WARNING: This article contains spoilers for Aftersun.)   Though some may disagree, Aftersun is more than just an hour or so spent admiring the dreamy Paul Mescal. I believe the idea of memories is what drives this movie. It even brought up fond memories of my […]

The Invisible Dehumanisation and Global Disparity Existing Behind the Commodification of Love

Current Affairs Editor Ronan Keohane delves deep into the ramifications of capitalism on affairs of the heart.   In the modern age of globalisation, where free-market capitalism and neoliberalism have been established as dominant ideologies throughout the world, very few things have become exempt from becoming commodified. In recent years we can find many examples […]

M3GAN Review

Written by Shane McCormack   Director: Gerard Johnstone Cert: 15A Writers: Akela Cooper Running Time: 1hr Cast: Allison Williams, Violet McGraw, Amie Donald, Jenna Davis, Ronny Chieng, Jen Van Epps, Brian Jordan Alvarez. Genre: Horror/ Sci-Fi   Rating: 3 Stars   From director Gerard Johnstone (Housebound, 2014) and writer Akela Cooper (Malignant, 2021), comes the […]