X-Men: Days of Future Past

The song remains the same: there’s just no room for the little guy in a blockbuster-packed summer schedule. Irish film folks take heed and beware the (...)

Hugh Jackman as Logan in X-Men: Days of Future Past

Steady on, readers. Remain calm. There comes a moment in X-Men: Days of Future Past, the seventh and arguably best X-Men film to date, when Hugh Ja(...)

It’s 2023 and the titular mutants are being hunted to the brink of extinction by a fleet of marauding robots known as the Sentinels. Surviving A-liste(...)

The drugs are swallowed and ingested via small pieces of paper which are impregnated with a combination of LSD and methamphetamine. The paper is printed with illustrations of the superhero Captain America. Photograph: Garda Press Office

Gardaí have seized LSD drugs from an address in south Dublin which are believed to be those consumed by a number of UCD students hospitalised earlier (...)

Despite President Higgins’s recent jaunt to Windsor, our British chums could not be persuaded to take much interest in the muddled Hibernian mu(...)

Cos we want to

Blessed be the geeks, for they have inherited the mirth. Suppressed screeches of excitement, ecstatic jumping up and down on the spot, and hands cl(...)

Arklu’s Pirate Queen doll

I like to think that, even as a child, I was realistic about the opportunities the adult world presented to me. When I grew up, I wanted to be (...)

 Scarlett Johansson and Chris Evans at the UK premiere of Captain America: The Winter Soldier on March 20th

Even before one factors in the potentially baffling complications of Merlyn’s multiverse (ask a comic book fan then run away), the Marvelverse is a(...)

Which releases are going to take the most money here and worldwide in 2014? Those are two different questions. At time of writing – before Hobbits and(...)

Thor: The Dark World

HHH Isn’t it interesting how quickly life goes back to normal after a massed attack by aliens? In both Iron Man 3 and Thor: The Dark World, the genera(...)