Saturday, 30 August 2014

In August I...


...watched the following films:
Boyhood - dir. Richard Linklater
How to Beat the High Co$t of Living - dir. Robert Scheerer
Guardians of the Galaxy - dir. James Gunn
The Inbetweeners 2 - dir. Damon Beesley, Iain Morris
Amour - dir. Michael Haneke
Girl Most Likely - dir. Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini
Touchy Feely - dir. Lynn Shelton
The Baby - dir. Ted Post
Nymphomaniac Vol.I - dir. Lars Von Trier
Bernie - dir. Richard Linklater
Two Days, One Night (Deux Jeurs, Une Nuit) - Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne

...also watched:
Him & Her S1 & S2
Eddie Pepitone: In Ruins - dir. Steven Feinartz
True Detective S1
Maron S2
True Blood S7

...also saw Lee Mack in Vicar St

...also finished Beginners Screenwriting course with Stephen Walsh at Filmbase

...did my monthly Spooool.ie column offering career advice for Leaving Cert Students

Sunday, 24 August 2014

Sunday Spotify - 24/08/14



24/08/14 - Violent Femmes - Frank Black - Suede - The Futureheads - Kate Bush - Patti Smith - R.E.M. - The Go-Betweens  - Pulp - The Charlatans - Doves - Teenage Fanclub - Super Furry Animals

Sunday, 17 August 2014

Sunday Spotify - 17/08/14



17/08/14 - Petula Clark - Jacques Dutronc - Les Boots - Clothilde - Francois Hardy - Kim Jung Mi - The Congregation -Engelbert Humperdinck - The Turtles - Sandy Salisbury - Don & The Goodtimes - Gilbert O'Sullivan - The Divine Comedy - Gorky's Zygotic Mynci

Sunday, 10 August 2014

Spotify Sunday - 10/08/14



This week I've culled some classics from years of watching MTV Europe where you could get German rap groups, next to a guy who stutters, next to the Breeders. Fun times.

10/08/14 - Scatman John - Culture Beat - AlizeƩ - White Town - Moby - Ini Kamoze - Die Fantastischen Vier - Stakka Bo - Robert Miles - OMC - Pat Banton & The Reggae Revolutio - Charles & Eddie - New Radicals - Rocket From The Crypt - Whale -Beastie Boys - Screaming Trees - The Breeders

Sunday, 3 August 2014

Sunday Spotify - 03/08/14



03/08/14 - Pat Thomas - David Bowie - Ernie Graham - The Bonzo Dog Band - The Human Beinz - Ramones - The Raveonettes - Wampire - Josh Rouse - Neil Diamond - Great Lake Swimmers - Hal - Lawrence Arabia - Wilco

Thursday, 31 July 2014

In July I...


...watched the following films:
Mistaken for Strangers - dir. Tom Berninger
A.C.O.D. - dir. Stu Zicherman
God Help The Girl - dir. Stuart Murdoch (at Galway Film Fleadh)
Obvious Child - dir. Gillian Robespierre (at Galway Film Fleadh)
Odd Thomas - dir. Stephen Sommers
Save The Date - dir Michael Mohan
I Am Divine - dir. Jeffrey Schwartz

...re-watched the following films:
Frances Ha - dir. Noah Baumbach
Misery - dir. Rob Reiner

...also watched the following TV series:
Game of Thrones S4
Louie S4
Broad City S1
Cardinal Burns S1
Review S1

...got the following music:
Johnny Thunder - Loop The Loop
Cool Ghouls - Cool Ghouls
Pat Thomas (of Cool Ghouls) - Coasters Riding In The Air
Weird Al Yankovic - Mandatory Fun
Reigning Sound - Shattered

...saw Eels at the Olympia

...at the Vodafone Comedy Festival I saw:
Stewart Francis, Jen Kirkman, Bobby Mair, Kevin Gildea & Aidan Bishop
Dara O'Briain, Romesh Ranganathan & Maeve Higgins
Anthony Jeselnik, Nate Bargatze, Kevin Gildea & David O'Doherty
Rhys Darby, Foil, Arms & Hog & Colm O'Regan

Sunday, 27 July 2014

Sunday Spotify - 27/07/14



27/07/14 - Freddie King - Johnny Thunder - Wilco - The Replacements - Pavement - Weezer - Hot Hot Heat - Eleanor Friedberger - Cotton Jones - Magic Kids - The Temptations - Martha Reeves & The Vandellas - Lucy Pearl - Sal-N-Pepa/En Vohue - Patrizia & Jimmy - The Roots