By Cora Quigley Well, here it is; where it all began. Peter Jackson’s long awaited adaptation of the origins of that ring and the blundering hobbit that found it is finally here. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, is the first in a trilogy based on J.R.R. Tolkien’s 1937 fantasy classic. It tells the tale of … Continue reading »
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Oscar’s Last Christmas Movie Night at Wilde
By Cora Quigley Like movies? Like Christmas? Like Christmas movies? Like watching Christmas movies in a jovial atmosphere alongside decadent surroundings not unlike that of ‘Wilde’ located on Wicklow Street, Dublin 2? Well, by golly you’re in for a treat! In the weeks coming up to Christmas, Oscar’s Movie Night is going to be Christmas … Continue reading »
‘Bite House’ at the Light House Cinema
By Cora Quigley This weekend as part of ‘Bite House’ and, possibly in retaliation to the Twilight fever about to hit our humble shores, the Light House Cinema will be screening two classic vampire films – ‘From Dusk Till Dawn’ and ‘The Lost Boys’. Both films basically serve as the antithesis to the breed of … Continue reading »
Four movies to celebrate Obama’s win, and forget that Mitt Romney ever existed.
So the US presidential election is over, and we can all breathe a nice sigh of relief that we won’t have to wear Mormon underwear (at least, that’s my understanding of Mitt Romney’s foreign policy). But seriously, I think it’s safe to say that most people outside of the US –in Ireland at least-were rooting … Continue reading »
Film Jam presents… our own Halloween favourites!
No genre of cinema has an internationally recognised calendar date set aside, on which fans are expected to undertake marathon DVD screenings, besides horror. (Admittedly, one could make the case for Valentine’s Day neatly dovetailing with romance films, but unless you’re feeling the warm embrace of a loved one, February 14th should not be spent … Continue reading »