Spotlight is the film you don’t want to watch, but you know you need to. Much like our own home grown products like Song For A Raggy Boy and The Magdalene Laundries, this is a film that tackles a tough subject and tells a story that is difficult to hear. Personally, I was extremely keen to see the film and see how the issue is dealt with, whilst at the same time I was massively apprehensive about how I would feel come the closing credits. Suffice to say, I was right on the money and by the time the credits rolled I felt angry, betrayed, frightened and well and truly upset. This is exactly why you need to see this film. Continue reading Spotlight Review
Holy crap you actually did it. In the final moments of voting on Friday, it was easy to let the fear kick in. Fear that logic, rational thought and common sense might not win out. Fear that the clock would be wound back on Ireland’s progress to acceptance. Waking up on Saturday morning to the early news that the ammendment looked set to pass, it was hard not to feel a little overwhelmed.
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