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Entertainment is much more than just Glenroe on a Sunday evening these days. We look at the latest movie trailers and Netflix binge-worthy shows to bring you the best entertainment news.

Irish PlayStation VR Launch: First look and release information

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What else would you be doing of a Tuesday evening except getting hands on with the latest VR headset at the Irish PlayStation VR launch. We've already looked at the heavy hitters in the VR space, like HTC Vive, and the entry level experiences, like Samsung Gear VR and Freefly VR. In the middle of it all, there was this...

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and Assasin’s Creed trailers released

Oh, it's an exciting time for cinema. Just this week we got to enjoy the latest Dan Brown movie adaption with Inferno. During the trailers prior to the movie, we spotted the Assasin's Creed trailer with Michael Fassbender. Boy oh boy, does it look impressive. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4haJD6W136c That CGI "leap of faith" from the bell tower looked pretty awesome, right? Maybe give...

Virtual reality at Six Flags

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Most of us at some point or another have been on a roller coaster and/or a simulator. Whether it was in Funderland or some of the heavyweight theme parks like Disney Land or Universal Studios, in Orlando, for the thrill seekers out there, when it comes to roller coasters, the bigger, the better. A couple of the best roller coasters...

Handsome Devil: Irish film just keeps on going

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Handsome Devil is an Irish movie about two opposites coming together. One is a loner and the other is a top athlete at a rugby-obsessed boarding school. We take a look to see if it's any good. Irish cinema right now The Irish film industry has consistently lived by the code “quality over quantity”. Unlike the American film industry which is in...

Afflicted: New Netflix Docu-series You’ll Struggle to Relate To

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Afflicted is one of the latest Netflix Original releases. The docu-series looks into the lives of people who seem to be suffering from allergies to human progress. What the hell does that mean? Let's take a look at some of the people behind the show. The People of Afflicted Bekah, a self-described witch and psychic, suffers from mould allergies and had...

Insatiable: Is This Netflix’s Most Controversial Show Yet?

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The name of the show didn't give too much away when it popped up in my Netflix suggestions. A quick Google search told me that the show's creator also worked on one of my all-time favourite TV shows, Dexter. That bought Insatiable by attention and here's what I've thought so far. Note - I'm still watching and am only about halfway...

Review: Is the CHiPs reboot any good?

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The mysterious case of Mr. Dax Shepard has always struck me as strange. At face value, he seems to have all the tools needed to be a constant leading man. He's heavily involved in the latest classic reboot - 'CHiPs' so how does he do? Why Dax should be a Hollywood lead Shepard started out on MTV's Punk'd and rose to considerable...

How to Watch Game of Thrones in Ireland Without Sky

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I can't think of another TV phenomenon like Game of Thrones. The whole world comes to a standstill. Suddenly, it becomes acceptable to be wrecked tired on a Monday at work after staying up all night to watch the latest episode air live in the US. Of course, those of you staying up late are streaming illegally. Using the...

Sure it’s only a bit of craic but quarantine appears to be behind the TikTok boom

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TikTok, formerly known as musical.ly, is a social media platform. On TikTok, users can create videos up to 15 seconds long and combine these videos with music or other audio. The goal is to generally create a funny video and you can combine 4 videos to make a combined 60-second clip. Borrowing several entertainment concepts to create the core...

Brexit: Is the United Kingdom on track for a dystopian future?

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British news outlets have been enjoying the sensational events of the United Kingdom's exit from the European Union with sound bites that would not be out of place in futuristic thrillers. "Britain opts out of the European Union". Donald Trump touches down in the UK as the result was announced. He continues to draw parallels between the Leave campaign...