it’s March! Reading Ireland Month is here! Reading Ireland Month a.k.a. The Begorrathon 2015 begins today, March 1st and runs until the end of the month. Cathy at 746 Books and I will be hosting a month of Irish cultural posts all month long. Grab the pin for your blog and link back your Irish-themed posts […]Read more "The Begorrathon 2015 Begins! Reading Ireland Month Runs All March"
“Bruges is a shithole.” I have never been to Bruges, so I cannot confirm if Ray (Colin Farrell) is correct in his assessment, but based on In Bruges, it looks lovely. While some might think In Bruges is just another blackly comic gangster thriller that followed in the wake of Pulp Fiction, to me the film […]Read more "In Bruges – A Begorrathon 2015 Post"
This post first appeared a year ago in the run up to Saint Patrick’s Day. Once again, let me explain that I have no connection to Hairy Baby Clothing Company. Since writing the piece, I have found two other Irish companies that make deadly t-shirts. Grand Grand t-shirts are made in Dublin and has styles […]Read more "Need an Irish T-shirt? – A Begorrathon 2015 Post"
More superhero news. You know, because we just don’t get enough of that. For the last several weeks comic book movie fans have been speculating how Marvel and Sony plan to reboot Spider-Man. Would Peter Parker still be a teenager? Would we be getting yet another origin story? Well, now we know. Writer-director Drew Goddard has been […]Read more "Spider-Man Stays in School"
I found out about a fantastic photography exhibition via Susan Condon. Irish writer and photographer Ger Holland’s exhibition of photos of Irish and International authors runs in Dun Laoghaire from March 4th until April 30th. Date: Wednesday, 4 March – Thursday, 30 April Venue: dlr LexIcon, Haigh Terrace, Moran Park, Dún Laoghaire Admission: Free You […]Read more "Portrait of the Author – A Begorrathon 2015 Post"
It is nice to see an Irish film that doesn’t feature priests, Guinness, junkies, or gangsters.Read more "The Stag – A Begorrathon 2015 Post"
Weaver said “I would love to take Ripley from orbiting around in space and give a proper finish to what was such an excellent story.”Read more "Ripley Revisits Alien; Pretends Alien 3 and Alien Resurrection Never Happened … Maybe"