The Unmarketables: A Horror Renaissance

    Staff Writer Kane Geary O’Keeffe writes about a new wave of horror films that feature terrors that range far beyond the classic jumpscare, and discusses Hollywood’s inability to adequately market this subgenre.    Like it or not, horror has moved beyond the jump scare, and I believe we are in the midst of a much needed horror renaissance. Horror has always reflected the … Continue reading The Unmarketables: A Horror Renaissance

Macho Man Screws Up the Day: Beowulf, from Poem to Film 

  Rosemary Kelly discusses how Beowulf has been adapted to the medium of film in recent years.   Beowulf is best known as the impressive, monster-fighting, Scandinavian hero that may or may not have had lusty interaction with an animated Angelina Jolie, or that freakishly long poem I won’t stop writing about. The Old English epic has been reworked into translations, film adaptations, and even … Continue reading Macho Man Screws Up the Day: Beowulf, from Poem to Film 

Fleabag Season Two – The Second Coming

  Phoebe Waller-Bridge has really stepped into the spotlight as of late with Killing Eve and voicing the droid L3-37 in Solo. But the second season of her tragicomedy Fleabag is truly her spectacular success. From the witty writing and editing, to the amazing cast, beautiful cinematic-looking shots and original edge, Fleabag has got it all. She even snatched two Golden Globes for Best Comedy … Continue reading Fleabag Season Two – The Second Coming

Little Women Review

  Kane Geary O’Keeffe tells us what he thought of the new Greta Gerwig film. What a smile I wore upon my face when leaving the cinema after a screening of the latest cinematic adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s classic 1868 novel Little Women. My own particular grin standing as a true marker of the wonderfully infectious positive spirit the film radiates. This particular translation … Continue reading Little Women Review

Jojo Rabbit – A Thinly Veiled Masterpiece

Entertainment Editor Andrew Burke tells us what he thought about the strange new Fox Movie. I had the pleasure of seeing Jojo Rabbit back in November as part of the Cork Film Festival. At the time of writing this, I have watched it a second time, now that it has been released in Irish cinemas. It is hard to truly describe what this film is … Continue reading Jojo Rabbit – A Thinly Veiled Masterpiece

Cartoon Christmas Specials: A Festive Retrospective

  Motley Editor-In-Chief Dan Webb takes a look at three Christmas specials produced by Cartoon Network that he enjoyed growing up.   From a young age, the Christmas season was, and always has been my favourite time of the year. The lights, the music and the atmosphere of the festive season just has this unique way of capturing my heart. When I was growing up, … Continue reading Cartoon Christmas Specials: A Festive Retrospective