Hey, long time no see! It’s been an age since I posted anything And here I am again in 2021, locked down but still fluffing It’s that time of year again when myself and Cathy at 746 Books celebrate all things Irish: books, music, film, art and whatever you’re having yourself We’re inviting bloggers to […]
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Some of you may know Niall at Raging Fluff as my co-host and co-conspirator of Reading Ireland Month aka The Begorrathon. Niall and I met at UCD too many years ago and despite keeping in touch over social media, only managed an actual, physical reunion at the Dalkey Book Festival last year, a mere 25…
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By Niall McArdle This is Banned Books Week in the United States. Banned Books Week is the national book community’s annual celebration of the freedom to read. Hundreds of libraries and bookstores around the country draw attention to the problem of censorship by mounting displays of challenged books…
Now this is how to do a trailer. Just the other day, I was watching this very interesting video about how to make a good movie trailer. Woodshock stars Kirsten Dunst and appears to be about her character wandering around the woods, standing by the water’s edge, and preparing medicinal joints. It’s filled with odd, woozy […]
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No building is too grand or too humble for the IAA, so here you’ll find plans for many of the country’s great historic buildings as well as modest cottages, churches, shops and farms.
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Of course, it’s still cold and wet in Dublin … and the wind is fierce … But still … And any excuse to play this is welcome … Or read this … A light exists in spring Not present on the year At any other period. When March is scarcely here A color stands abroad On […]
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Richard Schickel, the longtime film critic for Time magazine who also wrote 37 books, mostly on film, and directed a number of documentaries on film subjects, died on Saturday in Los Angeles of complications from a series of strokes, his family told the Los Angeles Times. He was 84. “He was one of the fathers…… via […]
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The Film: Hail, Caesar The Pitch: There’s No Business Like Showbusiness … Ya Got That, Buster? Number of Nominations: 1 Which Categories? Best Production Design Will it Win? No. In another year, Jess Gonchor and Nancy Haigh‘s loving recreation of 1950s Hollywood, with sets that wouldn’t look out of place in famous movies of the era, […]
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