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Film Review: Good Vibrations

April 9, 2013

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This small budget Northern Irish film won Best Irish Feature at the Galway Film Fleadh 2012, and it’s not hard to see why. It chronicles the life of Belfast music legend Terri Hooley, otherwise known as the godfather of punk, the man responsible for discovering the Undertones and recording Teenage Kicks, giving alternative music a […]

Film Review: Les Misérables

January 24, 2013

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One of the most-awaited films of 2013, Les Misérables, did not disappoint. Already people are going to see it a second time – and I shall be one of these ! The film is a screen adaptation by Tom Hooper (The King’s Speech) of the musical, itself adapted from Victor Hugo’s masterpiece novel. It is […]

Oscar Nominations 2013

January 10, 2013

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Ríona Kelly gives us the lowdown on this years Oscar nominations which were announced today. On the back of the season where most of us spend all day on the couch watching endless films while munching the Christmas leftovers comes the biggest round up of films from the past and coming year. Nominations for the […]

Film Review: Rise of the Guardians

January 3, 2013

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If you are looking for a Christmassy feel-good movie, then Rise of the Guardians is the one! In the film, the guardians of childhood that are Santa (Alec Baldwin), the Easter Bunny (Hugh Jackman), the Tooth Fairy (Isla Fisher) and Sandman try to protect the children of the earth from the return of Pitch Black […]

Film Review: The Hobbit

December 19, 2012

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I suspect like many, I was sceptical about The Hobbit before I’d seen it. I was suffering from what might be called Jar-Jar syndrome; a syndrome unique to those who have seen all six episodes of the Star Wars franchise and remember episodes one through three as a stain on what had been a brilliant […]

Film Review: Skyfall

December 13, 2012

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I was blown away by the latest 007 offering from director Sam Mendes starring Daniel Craig as a convincing James Bond. It was everything you want from a Bond film: gripping, sexy, and with an enthralling opening sequence accompanied by Adele’s fantastic soundtrack. The stellar cast included Judy Dench once again as the formidable M, […]

The PG Voice’s Top 5 Christmas films!

December 13, 2012

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It’s that time of year where there’s nothing better than curling up in front of the fire with a mulled wine to watch a festive film. Here’s the PG Voice’s pick of the top 5 feel-good Christmas-y movies to get you in the holiday mood. It’s a Wonderful Life Frank Capra’s 1946 festive drama is the […]