A look at youth culture in Irish film and television: 2003-2017

In 2016-17 I completed an MA in English, specialising in Irish Writing and Film, at University College Cork. As part of the course everyone in my class was required to set up and regularly update a blog. The idea of the blog initially filled my classmates and I with dread as blogging was completed uncharted territory for... Continue Reading →


Dark summer: trauma and grief in Ari Aster’s Midsommar

In this article I will look at how Ari Aster’s 2019 folk-horror film Midsommar explores the effects repressed grief and trauma. I went to see the film in July and found it to be one of the most intriguing and deeply disturbing films that I have ever seen. First of all, I would strongly encourage... Continue Reading →

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