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  • `Top 5 films about Irish Independence

    5. The Crying Game This Fantastic 1992 thriller was written and directed by Neil Jordan. The film is a gripping character piece that explores themes of race, gender and sexuality. It tells the story of the inevitable fallout after a British soldier is accidentally killed while being held captive by the IRA. The plot twists […] More

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    20 Best Prison Films (Part 2 of 2)

    10- Bronson (2008) Directed by Nicolas Winding Refn Genre: Bio-pic, Prison film, Drama, Audacious and cutting-edge cinema that is high in energy, often-funny, violent, very smart, dark, intelligent and disturbing. There have been many films about the prison experience, but Nicolas Winding Refn’s mannered biopic is the first to examine its incarcerated subject not as […] More

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    The 100 Best Films of the Decade: 2000 – 2009 (Part 9)

    25- Mulholland Dr. (2001) Directed by David Lynch Genre: Thriller / Mystery David Lynch delivers yet again with this brilliant, biting, hysterical, and haunting ode to Hollywood. A movie in which the pieces add up to much more than the whole and the solution to the mystery, once realized, is remarkably rewarding. Mulholland Dr. split […] More

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    Top 10 International Films of the Decade

    Two pianists, two war films of disconcerting beauty, lots of weight loss and some black chadors – here are some of the best international films of the decade.   1. Gegen die Wand / Head-on (2004) Directed / Written by Fatih Akin Drama, Germany & Turkey If a film ever deserved the characterisation of possessing […] More

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    Naked Lunch Radio #79 – Gomorrah / Hunger

    listen now Download show In episode 79 we will review the film Hunger starring Michael Fassbender as Bobby Sands, of the Provisional Irish Republican Army who led the 1981 Irish hunger strike and participated in the no wash protest (led by Brendan “The Dark” Hughes) in which Republican prisoners tried to win political status. It […] More