Starter for 10

First off the soundtrack was very evocative and captured the highly charged and equally fun times in college in the 80s. Three of the band featured played at Trinity either right before, or while I was there; The Smiths, The Cure and the Psychedelic Furs. It was also great to hear a bit of Paul … Continue reading Starter for 10

Good Vibrations – the movie

Film Review: Good Vibrations Niall Hope recommended this film to me. Some of the really cool people I get to work with on the Popular Music course also raved about it. Then I witnessed an excellent discussion about Northern Irish punk, and the film at the Rebellion Festival, so the time was right. I loved … Continue reading Good Vibrations – the movie

Seven Psychopaths

Seven Psychopaths In Bruges was a much better film for me the second time I saw it. Initially it felt like it was an OTT Irish tale of killing, vulgarity and misoginy. I lightened up for the second viewing and found myself smiling along with the helplessness of the characters. 7 Psychopaths is almost like … Continue reading Seven Psychopaths