Film Review: Hitchcock (Fox; 2012)

BY PETER MCGORAN Whenever the word “biopic” appears at the front a film description there is always the temptation simply to pass over it. Who, after all, wants to see a film about a director? The irony of “Hitchcock”, however, is that whilst it works well in delivering an exciting, rounded portrayal of the famousContinue reading “Film Review: Hitchcock (Fox; 2012)”

Film Review: Les Misérables (Universal, 2012)

BY TARA  MCEVOY In case you’ve been holed up under a signal-barring rock for the past six months, Les Misérables is finally here! The French Revolution-lite epic for the Rom Com generation hit screens last month, scoring not only impressive box office figures but a host of awards-season nominations – Best Picture; Best Actor; BestContinue reading “Film Review: Les Misérables (Universal, 2012)”

Gig Review: Jack White at the O2 Arena, Dublin (31st October 2012)

By Jordan Hanna           “If you guys want to sing-a-long to this one, I ain’t gonna get mad at you.” Jack White captured the whole audience at Dublin from the first song, and refused to let go until after midnight – it was an amazing performance by a unique musician. Opening with the single “SixteenContinue reading “Gig Review: Jack White at the O2 Arena, Dublin (31st October 2012)”

Concert Review: Lady Gaga – Born This Way Ball at the Aviva Stadium

By Conor Kerr A seemingly permanent fixture on a Lady Gaga support bill, long time friend of Gaga, Lady Starlight opened the show with a set that can only be described as bizarre. Featuring eclectic backing tracks and pretentious art films, the majority of her set involved some sort of interpretive dance whilst removing anContinue reading “Concert Review: Lady Gaga – Born This Way Ball at the Aviva Stadium”