Classic Summer Films: Part 2

Part of Trinity Film Review’s Summer Series (2019): touching on all things summer, student, and coming of age cinema. We asked our writers what they believed was the ideal summer film – and the response was overwhelming. In part two of two, a group of film fans have decided what their ultimate summer film is,Continue reading “Classic Summer Films: Part 2”

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Classic Summer Films: Part 1

Part of Trinity Film Review’s Summer Series (2019): touching on all things summer, student, and coming of age cinema. We asked our writers what they believed was the ideal summer film – and the response was overwhelming. In part one of two, a group of film fans have decided what their ultimate summer film is,Continue reading “Classic Summer Films: Part 1”

Netflix Gems: Summer Edition

The third in Trinity Film Review’s Summer Series (2019): touching on all things summer, student, and coming of age cinema. Here at Trinity Film Review, we have a soft spot for Netflix Gems: Netflix shows of all shapes and sizes, whether they’re blockbusters or underground favourites. Four of our writers have chosen their top showsContinue reading “Netflix Gems: Summer Edition”

Movies to Watch Instead of Studying

The second in Trinity Film Review’s Summer Series (2019): touching on all things summer, student, and coming of age cinema. In this section, writers were asked to choose films that fit best with a certain field of study: ones that you can watch instead of grinding away at the books. From Modern Languages to EconomicsContinue reading “Movies to Watch Instead of Studying”

Slacker Movies

The first in Trinity Film Review’s Summer Series (2019): touching on all things summer, student, and coming of age cinema. In this section, writers were asked to choose their favourite films in the “Slacker” genre, to appropriately coincide with the end of exams and the start of summer. Slacker movies are defined as focusing onContinue reading “Slacker Movies”

From the Archives: A Ghost Story

Review by Robyn Kilroy A few months ago, while scrolling through You Tube in search of trailers for upcoming films, I came across a trailer that instantly had my interest. With the title A Ghost Story and the thumbnail being someone dressed in a white sheet with eye holes cut out, I was intrigued and watched it.Continue reading “From the Archives: A Ghost Story”

From the Archives: Loving Vincent

Review by Robyn Kilroy The great Vincent van Gogh once said, “Great things are done by a series of small things brought together”, a quote that I believe sums up the work of Dorota Kobiela’s new film Loving Vincent, the world’s first fully painted film. It took two years to complete this film, with overContinue reading “From the Archives: Loving Vincent”

From the Archives: The Cured

Review by Robyn Kilroy I think most people would agree with me when I say that the zombie movie is a sub-genre that has very much been overdone. Whether it’s a serious horror such as Danny Boyle’s 28 Days Later or a more comedic take like Shaun of the Dead, the horror genre has been bombarded with flesh-eatingContinue reading “From the Archives: The Cured”

From the Archives: Overrated – Calvary

Originally published 2014 | Written by Liam Farrell Calvary has an admittedly brilliant premise. Father James (Brendan Gleeson), is faced in his confession box with a man who says he was a victim of sex abuse as a child at the hands of a Catholic priest. He tells Father James that he will murder himContinue reading “From the Archives: Overrated – Calvary”

From the Archives: The Look of Silence

Originally published 2014 | Written by Cathal Kavanagh 50 years ago, helped along by Cold War paranoia about apparent communist threats, the Indonesian army staged a coup on the road to eventually seizing control of the country in 1968. As part of the ‘spontaneous’ uprisings on behalf of the citizenry, up to a million ‘communists’,Continue reading “From the Archives: The Look of Silence”