An Interview with Conor O’Brien from Villagers

Conor O'Brien spoke to Peter McLoughlin shortly after the release of Villagers second album, {Awayland}.   Villagers are performing in the Empire music hall on 16th March 2013. Firstly, what’s the story behind the name ‘Villagers’?  Conor: There’s not much of an interesting story behind it to be honest. It was just a name I cameContinue reading “An Interview with Conor O’Brien from Villagers”

Upcoming Events in Belfast

BY PETER MCLOUGHLIN penis growth guide Here's a brief overview of what's coming up in Belfast for your enjoyment over the holiday period. If you’re hankering for some new music, you never have to go far.  You can check out my albums of the year here; and below this paragraph is a playlist I putContinue reading “Upcoming Events in Belfast”

Film Review: Life of Pi (20th Century Fox; 2012)

BY PETER MCLOUGHLIN Ang Lee’s latest film, Life of Pi, re-positions him as a film-maker of real significance. I haven’t read the novel – though the conclusion is precise enough to assume that the ultimate point of the novel is accurately conveyed – and I deliberately didn’t watch previews or read any of the hype.Continue reading “Film Review: Life of Pi (20th Century Fox; 2012)”

Theatre Review: Forget Turkey! (We’re Going to Phuket This Christmas) at the Lyric Theatre

BY PETER MCLOUGHLIN Running until 13th January, Forget Turkey! is an hour and a half long satirical swipe – in the form of a sketch show – at the past 12 months of Northern Irish and world politics, with some musical numbers thrown in for good measure (or for sweeping coverage of minor events, asContinue reading “Theatre Review: Forget Turkey! (We’re Going to Phuket This Christmas) at the Lyric Theatre”