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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.

New on Netflix: American Vandal Season Two Is Complete Shit – Five Stars

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Netflix is well known for hard-hitting documentaries and thought-provoking series with the likes of Making a Murderer and Afflicted. These successful series are one part fantastic writing and one part driven by the data generated by millions of people watching shows on demand. A fantastic example of this formula in action was American Vandal which has just returned for...

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...

FeiyuTech Vimble 2 Review: The Perfect Gimbal for Most

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I'm a massive fan of gimbals. These little gadgets hold your phone steady when recording video shots. I'd argue they are fast becoming a holiday essential. The videos you record with a gimbal look stunning. So ahead of the Dublin Smartphone Film Festival, I got to thinking. If there was one accessory that could up your movie making game,...

We’ve been to Token in Dublin. Spoiler alert, it’s amazing

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I remember a few years back when Lyrath, a five-star hotel in Kilkenny, opened for the first time. Joe Dolan played and the crowds swarmed into an unfinished venue. It was a disaster, with door handles coming off and cars getting beached after parking on grass. In Dublin, there's a brand new bar currently in a Beta phase after only...

HTC Vive: Review

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Oculus were one of the main companies innovating virtual reality technology, yet much of the buzz around this new media platform comes thanks to the HTC Vive. We have experienced the Vive first hand and here's what we think. Background of the HTC Vive Many of you will be more than familiar with Taiwanese manufacturer, HTC. They have been a leading...

VR Games: Gunjack – EVE review

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Gunjack is a spin-off title from the enormous EVE Online series, designed from the ground up for virtual reality. EVE Online EVE Online boasts one of the largest online gamer bases in the world, with over half a million users subscribing to the game. The game sees players participate in several different in-game professions from mining to piracy, where the goal is...

Experience Review: The Stella Theatre – A Trip Back in Time

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Going to the cinema isn't much of an experience these days. Messy seats, crap nachos and popcorn which, if bought by the ton, would require a mortgage style loan. Thankfully, retro is hot right now and it's leading to some great alternatives. Token is one of the coolest experiences in Dublin with great food, beer and tons of retro...

Rogue One spoiler free review

Rogue One is finally here, and it was refreshing..... where do I begin? The Rogue One story Rogue One tells the story of how The Rebels got a hold of the evil Empires Death Star plans in Episode IV A New Hope. Given the massive scale of such a powerful battle station, it is difficult to see how a rather small...

Hacksaw Ridge review and Irish release date

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Personally, I'd argue that we haven't had a great war movie since Saving Private Ryan. Sure enough, the Hurt Locker was good but not a classic. Inglorious Basterds was magnificent, but only has tenuous links to reality. Hacksaw Ridge, directed by Mel Gibson sets out to reset the clocks. This review contains spoilers. But the film is a true story,...

Spider-Man Remastered Review: Is It Worth Buying?

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It’s no secret that Sony and Marvel have a complicated relationship as far as Spider-Man (as well as the Spider-Verse at large) is concerned. But it’s also well known that in recent years their rocky partnership has generated some of the best Spider-Man media we’ve ever seen. Insomniac’s Spider-Man blew us away in 2018 when it made its way...