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In Review: Black Gold

By Maryann O’Connor 

Black Gold is a story about two leaders in Arabia, Amar (Mark Strong) and Nesib (Antonio Banderas) warring over land which is latterly discovered to contain a considerable reserve of Crude Oil. It has all the ingredients for a film of epic proportions, including a director (Jean-Jacques Annaud) and producer (Tarak Ben Ammar) who said they were determined to create a real picture of that time Continue reading


In Review: The Guard (DVD)

By Maryann O’Connor

Garda Sergeant Gerry Boyle (Brendan Gleeson) was just minding his own slightly shady business in a remote part of West Ireland when he gets a new partner, transferred from the bright lights of Dublin and suddenly a man turns up dead Continue reading