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Cinema Roundup April 8th

Cinema Roundup April 8th

The Irish Film Institute’s sci-fi season continues in grand style with a 70mm print of 2001: A Space Odyssey playing all week. One of the classics of the genre, Stanley Kubrick’s movie revolutionised special effects and changed sci-fi cinema forever. It’s […]

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Cinema Roundup April 1st

Cinema Roundup April 1st

The Irish Film Institute opens a new season of classic science fiction with the excellent cold war British chiller The Day the Earth Caught Fire. After the US and USSR detonate nuclear missiles, the earth begins to move towards the sun. […]

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Cinema Roundup March 25th

Two must see new releases this week; the first is Disorder, a French thriller starring European man of the moment Matthias Schoenaerts as a PTSD suffering soldier who takes a job guarding the wife and son of a shady businessman. Director Alice […]

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Cinema Roundup March 18th

John Carpenter’s cult ’80s satire They Live plays Saturday night at the Lighthouse. The late wrestler/actor Roddy Piper gives an iconic performance as John Nada, a homeless construction worker who uncovers a David Icke style alien conspiracy. The movie is famous […]

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Cinema Roundup March 11th

We’ve seen something of a revival of the horror genre lately and The Witch is the latest to push the boundaries of the form. Following a family of devoutly religious English settlers in 1630 America, the movie builds in atmosphere as […]

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Cinema Roundup March 4th

Howard Hawks’ landmark 1940 screwball comedy His Girl Friday screens at the Irish Film Institute on Saturday afternoon, followed by a panel discussion focussing on the strength of its female lead, Rosalind Russell’s Hildy Johnson. With Russell and Cary Grant […]

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Cinema Roundup February 26th

Cinema Roundup February 26th

Douglas Sirk was a filmmaker known for a unique brand of socially conscious melodrama shot in stunning primary colours, and one of his best works, 1955’s All That Heaven Allows, plays Sunday afternoon at the Irish Film Institute. The film explores […]

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Cinema Roundup February 19th

Cinema Roundup February 19th

It’s a great week for new releases, headed up by Kurt Russell’s second western of recent months, the excellent Bone Tomahawk, in which Kurt’s sheriff gathers up a posse to rescue some townsfolk captured by a tribe of cannibals. Richard Jenkins […]

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Pulse College

Pulse College

Thinking of going back to college? Love music? Want to study locally? NewsFour popped into a college we spotted on our commute to work. Pulse College is a private college set in the splendid Art Deco surroundings of the Windmill […]

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Zeba Sandymount – Turning Heads at the TrendVision Awards

Zeba Sandymount - Turning Heads at the TrendVision Awards

The stylish Zeba Hairdressing Salon on Sandymount Road, Sandymount, is the latest addition to the hairdressing chain that has well-established branches in Maynooth and South William Street. NewsFour caught up with manager Ciaran Cannon as he cut to the chase […]

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