Tag Archives: Pat Shortt

Cinema Review – The Flag

Harry (Pat Shortt) is having a run of bad luck; first he gets fired, then his hamster dies, then his father follows suit. Returning home for the funeral, Harry strikes up with his old friend Mouse (Moe Dunford), and discovers a statement from his grandfather claiming to have hung the flag at the top of the GPO at Easter 1916. To earn back some respect for his family, Harry decides to break into the Army barracks where the flag was last seen, and steal it back for the people of Ireland. If only things were so simple. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Song of the Sea

When he was little, and on the day his sister Saoirse was born, Ben’s mother disappeared into the sea. Filled with resentment toward his sister, Ben never warmed to her, and Saoirse spends her days silent. When they are taken to live with their grandmother in Dublin, however, Ben and Saoirse battle to get back to their isolated lighthouse home, with a little help from the faerie folk of Ireland. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Queen and Country

In this follow up to Hope and Glory, Bill Rohan (Callum Turner) is conscripted into the Army at the age of 18. While serving his mandatory two years, he makes friends and starts romances that change the course of his life. Continue reading

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