Ladies and Gentlemen, The Fabulous Stains

The Lighthouse Cinema is at it again; coming on the 15th of October, Ladies and Gentlemen, The Fabulous Stains! A film that combines punk rock, teenage girls and a fuck-you attitude. Ladies and Gentlemen, the Fabulous Stains gathered dust in Paramount’s vault for years before its video-release because it was received badly by test audiences. However, the film…

Jumpin’ Jiminy, there’s a new Batman Film!

You may remember that earlier this year, DC released Batman: The Killing Joke with Kevin Conroy and Mark Hamill returning to their roles as Batman and the Joker. The film was dark and disturbing, starting with the addition of a sexual relationship between Batgirl and Batman and culminating in Barbara Gordon’s torture by the Joker. Batman…

Blair Witch Gives Fan Service To Non-Fans

Director: Adam Wingard Starring: Callie Hernandez, James Allen McCune Running Time: 89 minutes In 1999, The Blair Witch Project was released amidst a massive wave of hype, propelled by early attempts at viral marketing and a ‘based on a true story’ flimflam that caught viewers offguard. With more story around the film than in it and a loose structure much closer…

Poignant Call to Repeal the Eighth

The eighth amendment of the Irish constitution is ever-increasingly a controversial issue. For those who don’t know, the amendment equates the rights of an unborn child with the rights of the person carrying it, essentially meaning abortion in all cases is illegal in Ireland. The opposition has been gaining major traction since the Marriage Referendum last year saw such…

Hunt for the Wilder People is Soup for the Soul

Director: Taika Waititi Starring: Sam Neill, Julian Dennison and Rima Te Wiata Running time: 101 minutes From the director of What We Do in the Shadows comes a raucous journey into New Zealand’s bushlands based on the book ‘Wild Pork and Watercress’ by Barry Crump. If you enjoyed the dynamic between Neill and the kids (particularly Tim) in Jurassic Park you’ll love…