Leap Year Movie Review: Leap Year is a Time Travel Rom Com, possibly set in Lost universe

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It’s easy to write Leap Year off as another inbred descendent of The Quiet Man. First appearances are of a film full of twinkly-eyed drunken charmers with secret pasts and promiscuous fists having twinkly eyed drunken fights over promiscuous pasts in secret fields. However, this mere shillelagh shop window dressing hides a more sophisticated cloth cap of time travel and love and – begorrah, no it doesn’t.

“I’ll just say my secret magic word. Which is Midi-chlorians”

When it comes to Star Wars, I fall so hard into the “prequels never happened, Special Editions never happened” camp I actually scuff my knees and elbows and burn my chin on the campfire. They’re appalling, I think we can all agree. But there’s been something bugging me about those Trade Federation ships ever since … Read more

Ireland’s first mass-tweeted movie!

That was great craic. Pressing play at the same time was like deciding who’s watch to use for the midnight countdown on New Year’s Eve, but it didn’t matter, we all got there in the end and there was even a late showing for those that couldn’t make the 8 o’clock. Great idea Damien. I’m … Read more