Thursday, 10 April 2014 18:43


Brendan Gleeson gives the performance of his career in bleak Irish western Calvary, but does the film itself match up? MacDara Conroy isn't so sure
Thursday, 03 April 2014 15:57


There's nothing particularly awe-inspiring about Darren Aronofsky's Bible-inspired epic Noah, says MacDara Conroy
Saturday, 29 March 2014 12:15

Breadcrumb Trail

'Not musical alchemists on some lofty pedestal, just goofy teenagers with some chops and an ear for an interesting tune' - MacDara Conroy on Lance Bangs' Slint documentary Breadcrumb Trail
Tuesday, 25 March 2014 20:41

Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Captain America: The Winter Soldier has 'ambitions as a homage to 1970s political thrillers, which is perhaps overselling things a bit' says MacDara Conroy
Friday, 14 March 2014 19:57

Muppets Most Wanted

'They weren't kidding when they sang that the sequel's never as good' - MacDara Conroy on Muppets Most Wanted
Sunday, 09 March 2014 16:51

Under The Skin

Scarlett Johansson prowls Glasgow for unwary strangers in Jonathan Glazer's sci-fi horror Under The Skin - a film that leaves a sour taste, says MacDara Conroy
Thursday, 06 March 2014 22:37

300: Rise of an Empire

A villainous Eva Green's best efforts are waylaid by an adolescent tone in action fantasy sequel 300: Rise of an Empire, says MacDara Conroy
Sunday, 02 March 2014 12:36

Oscars 2014 Roundup

Watchingcattle gives his take on this year's Oscar contenders, along with a couple of words on his movie highlights from the last year... and a bit
Thursday, 27 February 2014 21:13

Tim's Vermeer

'Watching paint dry has never been so captivating' - MacDara Conroy on Penn & Teller's documentary Tim's Vermeer
Thursday, 06 February 2014 09:44


The RoboCop reboot has 'actually succeeded in making a film about a robot cop interminably boring' says MacDara Conroy
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