‘a fun and inspirational experience’ – KATIE (Film Review)

Posted by - January 14, 2019
Combat sports in Ireland is currently in the midst of a golden age, especially when looking at success, and notoriety. The major films released in the last year and a half only justify this claim. A little over a year ago, we had Conor McGregor: Notorious, which documents the rise of mixed martial arts megastar

‘For football lovers, Guardiola’s Barcelona may have indeed been “better than sex.”’ – Take The Ball, Pass The Ball (Film Review)

Posted by - November 12, 2018
In this new documentary on Pep Guardiola’s Barcelona team, Brazilian right-back Daniel Alves said that Guardiola’s coaching was “better than sex.” A big statement, but for diehard football fans, watching Barcelona between 2008 and 2012 was a joy. The team represented the type of football that everybody aspires to play. They possessed the technique, finesse,

Taking a Punch – The Bleeder (DVD Review)

Posted by - September 12, 2017
The world of boxing is known for its machismo and toughness, but sometimes boxing can be an exploration into the human psyche, as well as revealing one's vulnerabilities and desires. That was the case for heavyweight boxer Chuck Wepner, who's famous for going 15 rounds against Muhammad Ali in 1975, was the key inspiration for Sylvester Stallone's Oscar-winning movie