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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.

Luke Cage Season 2, A Spoiler Free Review

I do love a good Marvel/Netflix collaboration, who doesn't. Would you believe the second series of Luke Cage is the 9th season since the two companies decided to get in bed together to bring the Avengers B Team to the small screen? This long-term partnership has created some fantastic shows such as Daredevil and some stinkers like Iron Fist....

Black Mirror Returns: Bandersnatch Trailer and Launch Date

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Few shows have pulled back the veil on modern societies uncomfortable relationship with technology quite like Black Mirror. The Channel 4, now Netflix Original, has just dropped the trailer for Bandersnatch, the first Black Mirror movie. What is a Bandersnatch? In the new Black Mirror movie of the same name, the Bandersnatch is a game developed by an estranged but genius...

Netflix Drops New Trailer For The Crown Season Three

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The Crown returns to Netflix on Sunday, 17 November. I'm inexplicably excited about it because I was shocked when I found myself hooked on this monarchy-based drama. I thought it wouldn't be my cup of tea at all, but it's a great show! The monarchy is a total mess, much like modern-day Britain really. Season three kicks off with a...

General Election 2020 – Make Sure You’re Registered

Saturday February 8th..the date of the big General Election. By the sounds of it on social media, most of the country seems rather done with Leo and his Fianna Gaelers while there seems to more of an appetite towards voting than we have seen in a long time. Homelessness, Universal Social Charge, Teachers & Farmers strikes, Healthcare and more,...

A New Stephen King Crime Series Started on RTÉ Last Night and No One Even Knows.

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2017 seems to be the year of the King; Stephen King to be precise. He has had massive success with his adaptions this year. So far we've seen The Mist, The Dark Tower, and of course IT and at the end of this month, we'll see the intense thriller adaption of 'Gerald's Game' come to Netflix. But last night, his...

Disenchantment: Slow Starting Animated Fantasy Gets Better

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Matt Groening has a pretty respectable track record. He created, The Simpsons is a record-breaking hit, though many argue it’s past its best for quite a few years now. Groening is also the mastermind behind Futurama, a show which I personally believe has even more staying power than The Simpsons. With many years of network TV animation success under...

Lost Sales and Security Bugs: Is Apple Crumbling?

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You'll often read articles with headlines like this which end up being long-winded to dance around a question before ultimately leading anti-climatic answer. Let me skip that and get to where this whole thing ends. No. Apple is beyond enormous and security flaws like the Facetime bug this week are just something we have to accept as a side effect...

Watch Dear Ireland: The Abbey Theatre’s Historic Digital Theatre Project

I think we can all agree this Covid-19 thing sucks. It's a cliche, but every cloud does have a silver lining. As much of a tech advocate as I've been over the years, seeing people of all ages appearing in video call screenshots has been heartwarming. While I'm not for one second suggesting this is better than the way...

PlayStation 5 Launching In Ireland: Your Questions Answered

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It's coming. PlayStation 5 will be launching in Ireland this year. Exciting right? Ahead of Sony's next-gen console launching in Ireland, here's everything you need to know about PlayStation 5. We'll be updating this post in future too. PS5: Key Specs CPU: AMD Zen 2-based CPU with 8 cores at 3.5GHz (variable frequency)GPU: 10.28 TFLOPs, 36 CUs at 2.23GHz (variable frequency)GPU architecture: Custom RDNA...

What Disney Buying Fox Actually Means

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Deadpool's face just says it all for me really. After months of discussion, Disney has finally purchased 21st Century Fox for an eye-watering $52 billion. However, as part of this buy out the House of Mouse also gets all assets of the 20th Century Fox film studios and a 39 percent stake in Sky. Time to invest in Disney Life, things are...