Posts Tagged ‘Shane MacGowan’

Irish Eye on Hollywood

FROM AILES TO POWER Academy Award winner Russell Crowe was most recently seen on the Showtime political drama The Loudest Voice, about TV kingmaker Roger Ailes and the rise of Fox News. Now, instead of a character who enrages American Democrats, Crowe is headed home to play an Irishman who enrages Australian authorities. Crowe is slatedRead more..

MacGowan’s Road to Paradise

Long written off by the music industry, Shane MacGowan’s new single “Road to Paradise” has the critics buzzing. Richard Purden reports. ℘℘℘ The behemoth of Irish music has repeatedly proven that, despite years of rock-‘n’-roll debauchery, he can still stand up and be counted among every new generation of artists. So it should come asRead more..

The Shane MacGowan Story

Sundance Channel will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with the U.S. television premiere of If I Should Fall From Grace: The Shane MacGowan Story. This riveting theatrical feature, directed by Sarah Share, is one of five films that Sundance Channel will air as part of the cable network’s new weekly documentary series DOCday, that launches MondayRead more..

Book Reviews

RECOMMENDED For decades, one simple question has split the Irish on both sides of the Atlantic into two warring factions: Do you love or loathe The Quiet Man, that 1952 stage Irish classic starring John Wayne and Maureen O’Hara, and directed by John Ford? Ford himself was often more Irish than the Irish themselves, makingRead more..