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Calvary (2014) Brendan Gleeson, Chris O' Dowd, Kelly Reilly, Aiden Gillen, Dylan Moran

After he is threatened during a confession, a good-natured priest must battle the dark forces closing in around him.

A timely movie release given we are but a few days removed from Good Friday/ Easter Sunday. 477 more words

Movie Reviews 2014

Film Review: Calvary

It is a general assumption that Irish people are funny and generally I would agree, most of the time. It is the truth and darkness in the humour that makes them so funny. 256 more words


Calvary (2014)

Father James Lavelle (Brendan Gleeson) is a good priest struggling with the Church’s reputation and with the increasingly obvious seedy underbelly of his parishioners. There’s a hint of the man he may have once been in the fact of his not drinking anymore, but for the most part Lavelle is a quietly decent man with an open ear for the problems of others. 364 more words



Calvary is the new drama from John Michael McDonagh, brother of Martin McDonagh of In Bruges fame, making them the most successful Irish siblings since Jedward. 295 more words


That awful moment when your daughter wants a Facebook account

Dylan Moran once observed that awful moment when your child asks if the food you are giving them is organic. This was a problem for him as he grew up on Angel Delight and didn’t have food that wasn’t Neon. 520 more words