Author David Almond explains how he finds the extraordinary in the ordinary and how his Catholic upbringing in the North East influenced his writing.
After the vote to repeal the Eighth Amendment, Ireland must take a more liberal stance towards abortion. But where does that leave Northern Ireland, which now has one of the strictest abortion laws in Europe?
The latest instalment from the Jurassic World franchise intriguingly draws on both gothic horror and disaster movies. But it nevertheless fails as a coherent and convincing monster blockbuster.
In ‘Senlin Ascends’, Josiah Bancroft has created a richly fantastical world that does much more than recount a straightforward adventure. But it is let down by its overblown language, reductive depictions of women and a confusing conclusion.
John Krasinski’s ‘A Quiet Place’ should be applauded for its positive portrayal of Deafness and masterful handling of tension. Shame about the conventional family structure it reinforces.
‘Whose Streets?’ may make for depressing viewing, but it has an important message on how we should address issues concerning race.
An anonymous political candidate confesses what really goes on behind the scenes when running in local council elections.
Confetti canons, neon hair and inflatable guitars all made an appearance at Digital’s Psychedelic Funhouse, but was this enough to make it a memorable night?
If the Chiaroscuro Quartet treat Bach with caution, they brought out the emotional depths in works by the Mendelssohn siblings.
The BBC’s remake of its 1969 documentary series Civilisation was always going to be ripe for criticism. The mind-boggling breadth of the new version makes for difficult viewing, but it also introduces many great works of art.