Arena Friday 22 February 2013

coming up on Friday's show.....films for review include the "The Magnificent Seven" protecting the underdog, a childhood friendship put in danger by irritating adults in "Little Men" and Irish troops battling mercenaries in the Congo during "The Siege of Jadotville" and the latest albums from David Bowie's back catalogue, Billy Bragg and Warpaint

Arena Friday 22nd February 2013

Arena Friday 22nd February 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Film - Blood Rising

Film - Blood Rising

The film 'Blood Rising' concerns the Mexican border town of Juarez and the number of unsolved, under reported murders there. Music is by Gavin Friday. Director Mark McLoughlin and Artist Brian Maguire discuss the film with Seán Rocks.

Nicholas Sparks

Nicholas Sparks

Nicholas Sparks, Author of 'The Notebook' discusses the film adaptation of his novel 'Safe Haven' with Seán Rocks. The film is about a mysterious young woman called Katie who arrives at a small North Carolina town of Southport, raising questions about her past. The film opens nationwide on Friday March 1st.

Album Reviews

Album Reviews

Lauren Murphy and Jim Carroll review this week's new album releases 'The Messenger' from Johnny Marr, 'Amok' from Atoms For Peace and '180' from Palma Violets with Seán Rocks.

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