Reviews



Weekend Films — Peterloo Massacred

Graham Ogilvy is disappointed by Mike Leigh’s newly released epic Peterloo. Peterloo, the bru ...

Published 16 November 2018

Weekend Books — Revolting Prostitutes

Dublin solicitor Wendy Lyon examines the new book by sex workers and activists Juno Mac and Molly Sm ...

Published 9 November 2018

Review: BlackBerry KEY2

It’s hard to believe only ten years have passed since touch screen phone keyboards entered t ...

Published 5 October 2018

Weekend Books — The secret’s out

The Secret Barrister: Stories of the Law and How It's Broken Kapil Summan, assistant editor of our ...

Published 7 September 2018

Film Review — In the Fade

Following the conclusion earlier this week of the five-year-long National Socialist Underground (NSU ...

Published 13 July 2018

Weekend Reviews — No Stone Unturned

No Stone Unturned, director Alex Gibney's ground-breaking documentary on the 1994 Loughinisland mass ...

Published 17 November 2017

Weekend Books — Crossing the Threshold: The Story of the Marriage Equality Movement

Crossing the Threshold tells the inside story of the marriage equality movement by way of a compilat ...

Published 10 November 2017

Weekend Reviews — Detroit

Fifty years on from the riots that rocked Detroit in 1967, director Kathryn Bigelow (The Hurt Locker ...

Published 8 September 2017

Weekend Books — The Tartan Turban

Tartan is back in In The Tartan Turban John Keay seeks to rehabilitate the reputation of 19th centu ...

Published 1 September 2017

Weekend Books – Lindell's List

The title of this book refers to an incident in April 1945. In response to the denial by SS Guards t ...

Published 21 April 2017

Weekend Books — Classic text blighted by Chinese whispers

The Ruler's Guide by Chinghua Tang In 626CE Li Shimin murdered his brothers and forced his father t ...

Published 7 April 2017

Weekend Books – Europe's last frontier

Border by Kapka Kassabova This is a magical book and one of the very, very few to open up the wild ...

Published 17 February 2017

Weekend Books — Second-Hand Time

Anyone who wants to understand modern Russia and the collective sense of humiliation felt by the Rus ...

Published 3 February 2017

Weekend Books — Ike's Irish Lover

Barrister Kieron Wood has turned what might have been a footnote of history into a highly readable a ...

Published 13 January 2017

Review: Striking Out (RTÉ One)

Striking Out, Ireland's first home-grown legal TV drama in years, premiered on RTÉ One on Sunday ...

Published 6 January 2017