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Eamonn Wall: his best poems work through mesmeric, delicately-figured images

Junction City New & Selected Poems Eamonn Wall

Eamonn Wall has resided in various cities of the United States since 1982 and his Irish accent bears traces of disparate influences. This new selection of verse (1990 to 2015) reveals a highly-gifted poet.

  • Mikael Persbrandt as Peter and Mads Mikkelsen as his brother Jon in The Salvation.

    The Salvation

    The Salvation is a brilliantly-realised revenge drama which moves fluently through a series of endlessly clever twists and turns in and around about the remote Wild West settlement of Black Creek.

  • You'll be doing well if another film moves you more this year

    Glassland

    You'll be doing well if another film moves you more this year.

  • It should have been a series

    Child 44

    Red missed.

  • Pomp and perennials

    A Little Chaos

    This lovely looking but overly allegorical tale of intrigue and garden design in the court of King Louis XIV badly needs pruning

  • Andrew Fox: expert on both sides of the Atlantic pond

    Over Our Heads Andrew Fox

    The young Irish writer Andrew Fox (born Dublin 1985) now resides in New York and his first collection crackles with tales from both sides of the ocean. Paddy Kehoe welcomes this sparkling, incisive debut.

  • About a boy

    Cobain: Montage of Heck

    This authorised film about the life of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain sifts through his personal and family archive to create a gripping and unflinching portrait of a talented man undone by success and personal demons.

  • Keanu Reeves as John Wick

    John Wick

    Keanu Reeves is back to his all-action best as John Wick, a retired criminal tempted back to the dark side when everything he loves is taken away from him.

  • Ethan Hawke and Jennifer Jones in Good Kill

    Good Kill

    Good Kill, starring Ethan Hawke in top form as a tormented drone pilot and family man, is an inspired movie that should be seen for its thought-provoking take on US military involvement abroad

  • Mark Murphy: the pathos is underlined all the more keenly by suave treatments that upend the expected mood of sadness in his versions of love songs.

    Mark Murphy Shadows

    Recorded in Slovenia over two days in June 1996, the Mark Murphy album, Shadows, was only released late last year, a rare, belated dispatch from the veteran jazz singer who Ella Fitzgerald regarded as one of the best.

  • Amell and Whitman bring depth to their characters

    The DUFF

    Don't let the title put you off.

  • Vin Diesel in F&F7

    Fast and Furious 7

    Back for more high octane spills and thrills, the new F&F even comes with some added poignancy following the death of charismatic cast member Paul Walker

  • Crowe has gone behind the lens to make his feature directorial debut

    The Water Diviner

    Russell Crowe has gone behind the lens to make his feature directorial debut. It shouldn't be a one-off - he does more things right than wrong with The Water Diviner.

  • Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts

    While We're Young

    This wry comedy about a forty-something New York couple who befriend a young hipster couple is full of sly and very funny observations about the generation gap but it nearly throws it all away in an unsatisfying final act

  • The late Tomas Tranströmer - a Swedish visionary.

    Inspired Notes Tomas Tranströmer

    The late Swedish poet Tomas Tranströmer won the Nobel prize for Literature in 2011, the citation referring to his "condensed, translucent images" which give us "fresh access to reality." Read him and learn his faltering way to enlightenment.