Extra Ordinary – Netflix

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x1TvL5ZL6Sc Written & Directed by: Mike Ahern and Enda Loughman If there’s something strange in your neighbourhood, the last person you’d call is the driving instructor, right? Well, in quaint, middle-of-nowhere Ireland, this is precisely who to reach out to for all your ectoplasmic queries. Where other than rural Ireland could you stumble upon satanic … Continue reading Extra Ordinary – Netflix

Misbehaviour – Edinburgh Filmhouse

https://youtu.be/ZUa0Mtdv1HQ Directed by Phillipa Lowthorpe Written by Rebecca Frayn & Gaby Chiappe ‘Beauty with a Purpose,’ was the slogan for the longest-running beauty pageant, Miss World; one which didn’t come into effect until around 30 years after the contest’s conception. This saw the addition of intelligence and personality ‘points’ to deter from the previous, purely … Continue reading Misbehaviour – Edinburgh Filmhouse

Hitch Hike to Hell

https://youtu.be/QZTiAZ3kHUA Written by John Buckley Directed by Irvine Berwick Ah, the exploitation genre of cinema. A bounty of films which attempt success, or creativity, through touchy, niche or even lurid events and narratives. They often range from B-movie schlock to the entertaining and even impressive in design, to the downright absurdly offensive in how little … Continue reading Hitch Hike to Hell

Tommy Tiernan: Paddy Crazy Horse – Rose Theatre

Performed by Tommy Tiernan For just one night only, the lyrical prowess of Tommy Tiernan’s topsy-turvy language could be found reminding the inhabitants of Edinburgh the power located in the basement of Gilded Balloon’s Rose Theatre; a tremendously lively venue which is often cast aside outside of Fringe time. Irish through and through, Tiernan’s Paddy Crazy Horse is a … Continue reading Tommy Tiernan: Paddy Crazy Horse – Rose Theatre