Now that Easter Week is about to begin, we’re expecting a lot of posts relating to the Easter Rising.Read more "Begorrathon 2016: Week Three"
The Kerry landscape is looking very pretty in the trailer for Colin Farrell’s new film, the surreal, dark comedy The Lobster. Farrell plays a chump of a divorced man who goes to a resort with other romantic losers, including Rachel Weisz, John C. Reilly, and Michael Smiley. If Farrell can’t find a partner by the […]Read more "The Lobster (trailer)"
Mountain climbing, space opera, gangland violence, dotty old ladies, high-wire adventurers, and people who turn into lobsters. It must be TIFF. The Toronto International Film Festival announced its lineup today. Here are some of the films which will be jostling for attention, many of which will possibly feature in next year’s Awards race. Big names […]Read more "TIFF Lineup Announced"
HBO has chosen a track by the Maestro of Melancholy himself, Leonard Cohen (a man who could easily hold his own with Rust Cohle in an existential debate.)Read more "‘True Detective’ Needs A Moody Title Song, and Leonard Cohen’s Got One"
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Happy St. Patrick’s Day, everybody! When I was planning out my posting schedule for the week, it seemed pretty darn appropriate to have this review go up today. Because it’s arguably the most important day of The Begorrathon! Have you guys heard this? Co-hosted by The Fluff Is Raging…
“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"
If the bit about “the secret occult history of the U.S transportation system” is sincere, you may never look at Greyhound, Amtrak or the UPS guy the same way again.Read more "Transport, Trystero, Thurn und Taxis and True Detective? Season 2 Casting and Plot Rumours"
What I’m most curious about is Crowe’s choice of accent. Ah begob! I wonder if Colin Farrell had a quiet word with him on the set.Read more "Begorrah! Russell Crowe as Stage Oirish Thug in “Winter’s Tale” (Trailer Review)"
The film has a dark, grungy futuristic look and some cool visual effects. It’s a by-now standard dystopic vision of the future. Most of the planet is in ruins and uninhabitable. It seems to be almost always night and pissing rain, there are hover-cars, a disco-red light district, neon kanji and a surfeit of Asians: it’s “Blade Runner” for Dummies.Read more "Sorry, I’ve forgotten. What’s the film called? Total Recall (DVD review)"
Horrible Bosses is a slave-wage revenge fantasy. It doesn’t quite have the savage bite of Office Space, but it’s an enjoyable, frequently crass broad comedyRead more "Horrible Bosses (DVD review)"