Conor Mulcahy delves into Hélöise Letissier’s second album and shows us how this French songwriter is altering perceptions of gender and perceptions of pop. Liberté, égalité… masculinité? The follow-up to 2014’s Chaleur Humaine, Christine and the Queens’ sophomore studio album sees French singer, songwriter and dancer Hélöise Letissier use traditionally male heroic archetypes (think of a similarly mop-haired Leonardo DiCaprio circa Romeo and Juliet) to … Continue reading “Chris” Christine and the Queens Album Review
UCC’s researchers are leaders in the field of forensic psychology and the issue of child protection. Does this theory influence local policing, or are we simply not doing enough? Content Warning: This article discusses the subject of sexual abuse, including abuse on children. If you are affected by the content of this piece, please get in touch with your Welfare Officer by emailing email@example.com, or … Continue reading Child Abuse: Is Ireland Doing Enough?
Natasha Marshall takes a look at some of the most iconic female faces in the horror genre. Women have been stereotyped in film for as far back as cinema goes. A genre that screams this fact more so than others is that of horror. This has been made more obvious by the rise of terms such as ‘final girls’, ‘scream queens’ and ‘horror heroines’ in … Continue reading Season of the Witch
Adam Burke recommends a horror that even the most faint of heart can enjoy this Halloween. With Halloween fast approaching, everybody is searching for a good horror film to watch. But maybe you’re like me and hate being scared senseless. Maybe you’d rather watch something a bit more light-hearted. Perhaps even a musical horror? If you stopped reading at the word “musical”, let me change … Continue reading Little Shop Of Horrors
With the upcoming release of Blumhouse Pictures’ “Halloween” sequel/remake, Jerome Kelleher takes a look back on the franchise that propelled the horror genre into the mainstream and how the influence of John Carpenter’s original still resonates through the industry today. The era of the ‘60s and ‘70s was a tumultuous period for the horror genre. Long gone were the glory days of Boris Karloff and … Continue reading The Night He Came Home
The Dublin duo All Tvvins have been fast entering the acclaimed title of household name since they shot into the Irish charts in 2016. It’s been two years since the band, elsewhere known as Conor Adams and Lar Hayes, released their debut self-titled album IIVV. The album features some show-stopping tunes, and unforgettable bangers, like ‘Darkest Ocean’, ‘Book’ and ‘Crash’. Since then, they’ve been continuing … Continue reading All Tvvins Interview