Eamonn Rafferty

Eamonn Rafferty

Narrowly crossing over the finish line, one day at a time.

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  • Suzanna Andler

    Suzanna Andler

    ★★

    IFFR 2021 REVIEW

    “Maybe I inspire men to marry, not to love.”


    Suzanna Andler is a film adaptation of Marguerite Duras’s play of the same name, adapted and directed by Benoît Jacquot. The film focuses on millionaire wife Suzanna Andler, who looks set to acquire a villa on the French Riviera as a family summer home. Along with her however is her younger lover Michel, away from prying eyes and especially her unfaithful husband Jean. While at the villa, Suzanna…

  • Cherry

    Cherry

    ★★

    Cherry is the film adaptation of Nico Walker’s debut novel of the same name, adapted by Angela Russo-Otstot and directed by Anthony and Joe Russo. The film focuses on a disenfranchised young man from Ohio who meets the love of his life, Emily, only to risk losing her through a series of bad decisions and challenging life circumstances. He drops drops out of college and decides to serve in Iraq as an Army medic, only anchored by his one true…

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  • Black Panther

    Black Panther

    ★★★★

    After his introduction to audiences in 2016's Captain America: Civil War, T'Challa aka Black Panther, gets his solo outing, the first cinematic film for the character as well as the first black superhero film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. T'Challa returns home to Wakanda to take his rightful place on the throne as the new king after his father's tragic death in the events of Civil War. Upon his return, two enemies of Wakanda hatch a plan that not only…

  • Wonder Woman

    Wonder Woman

    ★★★★½

    Wonder Woman is the latest instalment in Warner Bros. DC Extended Universe, the first female led superhero film in over a decade (we can try to forget that Catwoman and Elektra happened....but they did) and also the first female director to direct a superhero film with a female protagonist (the second in comic book films behind Lexi Alexander for 2008's Punisher: War Zone). From these points, plus the fact that the films within the DCEU haven't received the critical claim…