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DVD Review: The Commitments

Directed by Alan Parker

Certificate 15

Starring Robert Arkins, Andrew Strong, Johnny Murphy, Colm Meaney

Released on 19th September 2016

It’s an anniversary worth celebrating.  When it arrived back in 1991, 642 more words

DVD Review

The Commitments - 25th Anniversary Special Edition

“Have you got soul? If so the World’s hardest working band is looking for you”

25 years ago wannabe band manager Jimmy Rabbitte put this advert in the local newspaper and before long a lovable ragtag group of Dubliners got together to form the soulful sounds of… 370 more words

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The Commitments by Roddy Doyle

A confession: despite having seen the film, listened to the soundtrack and seen the stage play multiple times I genuinely had no idea that The Commitments started off as a book series. 287 more words

Book Review

Book Review | The Woman Who Walked Into Doors by Roddy Doyle

The Woman Who Walked Into Doorshurt me. It really hurt me. The kind of hurt where I was lying in bed at night reading it and my partner walked in to kiss me hello after coming home from a 12-hour shift in a 1,000 degree kitchen and I just batted him away without looking away from the book because how could someone possibly interrupt a person when they were going through something so emotional, hello! 205 more words

Book Review

‘Crossing the River’ by Caryl Phillips

A vision of two centuries of the African diaspora, Crossing the River is essentially a novel made up of four short stories bound together by one voice and shared experience. 601 more words

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