Dublin Oldschool: Review

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Kirwan’s first full length, professionally produced play is an entertaining romp through the rave-centred underbelly of Dublin. A couple solidarity microphones, a bare set, a cast of two.  From the moment the lights went up and Kirwan and Lloyd Anderson began a lyrically explosive rap battle, it was clear that Dublin Oldschool had its roots … Continued

Bond & Batman: the best kind of plagiarism

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Bond and Batman are two franchises with the same male power fantasy at their core: that one man (the surrogate for the viewer) can overcome villainy through a display of raw masculinity. It’s a potent premise that is certainly not unique to these franchises, but it’s hard not to admit these two in particuar have each … Continued