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WATCH: Jo Brand is Damned

Jo Brand and Alan Davies star as stressed social workers struggling to keep control of their private lives and chaotic office. In case there was any doubt that this is a dark comedy it opens with a voice message “Hello, what’s the recommended alcohol allowance for a 12-year-old?”. Social work …

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WATCH: 8 Reasons to love Parks & Rec!

Looking for a new, light hearted show to comedy binge? Parks and Recreation aka Parks and Rec maybe the one for you.  This mokumentary, The Office style show is based on the Parks Department in the small town of Pawnee, Indiana. Comic genius Amy Poehler produces it and plays the lead …

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WATCH: Matthew McConaughey returning to Comedy?

Has the last few years gotten too serious for Matthew McConaughey?  We have seen some brilliant performances from the award winning actor in recent years. The roles this man played would take a serious toll on anyone. He played a cowboy diagnosed with AIDS in Dallas Buyers Club and of course he saved …

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TV News: US Political Family Comedy

TV shows based on politics such as House Of Cards, Scandal and The Good Wife are favorite binge fodder. But as these are all very serious, one that will make us laugh is welcome indeed. Black-ish creator/executive producer Kenya Barris and co-executive producer Vijal Patel have created a new comedy (title tbc) which ABC …

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TV FILM: Watch The Stag Tonight on RTE Two

Irish comedy The Stag was released in cinemas back in March 2014 and is on tonight on RTE Two. Do watch it live or record for later.  Directed and co-written by John Butler, it’s about a stag party weekend in the great outdoors that takes some unexpected detours. As proof of …

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WATCH: Louis Theroux’s Movie Banned?

Has Louis Theroux’s My Scientology Movie been banned in Ireland due to blasphemy laws? It is being distributed in the UK by Altitude, the company behind Oscar-winning Amy Winehouse documentary Amy but as of yet there is no Irish distributor. The Defamation Act of 2009 states that any “publication or utterance of blasphemous matter” against …

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