The Little Stranger

The Neglected grandeur of Hundreds Hall is the setting for Lenny Abrahamson's latest offering The Little Stranger, Lucinda Coxin's screenplay having been adapted from the surprisingly recent novel of the same name from 2009. Domhnall Gleeson plays Faraday, a country doctor who is called out to the once grand Hundreds Hall to tend to the … Continue reading The Little Stranger

Ireland’s newest film festival holds second edition this weekend.

Ballyliffin might normally be better known for golf as a pastime however this weekend sees the second installment of its film festival. The Disappear Here Ballyliffin Film Festival takes place on the Donegal coast between 28-30th September. Among the highlights at the festival, which is being held at a number of venues throughout Ballyliffin are … Continue reading Ireland’s newest film festival holds second edition this weekend.

Don Quixote by Ulster Orchestra

Venezuelan conductor Rafael Payare, like a matador in the bullring, lead and tamed the Ulster Orchestra, accompanied by cellist Alisa Weilerstein during their performance of Richard Strauss' Don Quixote at a packed Guildhall on Derry on Thursday night. The performance was the start of a season of performances by the Ulster Orchestra which will take … Continue reading Don Quixote by Ulster Orchestra

Black Klansman serves as a wake-up call to modern America and the world at large

Opening with an unusually low key appearance from Alec Baldwin as Dr. Kennebrew Beauregard, a white supremacist taking to the airwaves to warn of the dangers of an integrated society in the United States, or anywhere else for that matter. This sets the tone for what is a hard-hitting film with splashes of dark humour … Continue reading Black Klansman serves as a wake-up call to modern America and the world at large

Rossini’s Hidden Extras by Northern Ireland Opera delights audience

The ornate surroundings of the Londonderry Arms Hotel in Carnlough on the Antrim coast was the setting for some afternoon opera on Saturday. Rossini's Hidden Extras otherwise known as La Cambiale Di Matrimonio) was performed by Northern Ireland Opera as part of the Festival of Voice which took place in various venues throughout the Glenarm … Continue reading Rossini’s Hidden Extras by Northern Ireland Opera delights audience