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TAWAI – A voice from the forest and Live Q&A with Bruce Parry at Movies @ Dundrum

Published on 22nd September 2017 under Blog Topic - News,
Tawai is the word the nomadic hunter-gatherers of Borneo use to describe their inner feeling of connection to nature. In this dreamy, philosophical and sociological look at life, explorer Bruce Parry travels the world to learn from people living lives very differently to our own. From the jungles of Malaysia to the tributaries of the […]

American Assassin (18)

Published on 15th September 2017 under Blog Topic - Reviews,
The movie opens with a shot of our eponymous hero Mitch Rapp (Dylan O’Brien, ‘The Maze Runner’) on holiday with his wife to be, enjoying the sun, sand and cocktails. When suddenly they are attacked by a group of gun wielding terrorists, they open fire at everyone and anyone on the beach, leaving a blood […]

The Magic Flute and King Lear Live on successive evenings at Movies @ Cinemas

Published on 12th September 2017 under Blog Topic - Reviews,
Mozart and Shakespeare (“The Two Great Dramatists” – Peter Hall) To have Shakespeare and Mozart live within twenty-four hours is something to joy in – and when these two monumental works are being shown, surely the joy is unconfined. It’s all the more to be treasured when they come from Covent Garden and London’s Globe […]

American Made Review

Published on 6th September 2017 under Blog Topic - Reviews,
American Made is a biographical crime film directed by Doug Liman, written by Gary Spinelli and starring Tom Cruise The Movie is set in the 1980’s and follows the exploits  of Barry Seal, a former TWA pilot who became a drug smuggler at the time making more money than he knew what to do with. […]

Chekhov’s “The Seagull” from Stage Russia – Review by Jim Ryan

Published on 4th September 2017 under Blog Topic - Reviews,
Anton Chekhov is one of the world’s great playwrights, and his four major plays, of which “The Seagull” is one, are, in good productions, among the great joys of theatre – although a 2016 production of the play I saw in Dublin left me unmoved. Chekhov was born in Southern Russia in 1860, became a […]