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Ronan Wright

Ronan Wright is a graduate in Film Studies from The Queen’s University of Belfast.

As well as contributing to MercatorNet as a film critic since March 2011 he has run Filmplicity, a Belfast-based film blog, since 2010 and is the resident film critic for the Catholic monthly magazine Position Papers.

Ronan has been a columnist for the Belfast Telegraph’s ‘Out There’ entertainment supplement since April 2012.

The Force is calling 47 million fans
27 Oct 2015 | POPCORN |  
tags: sequels, Star Wars
The most anticipated sequel ever, the seventh episode of Star Wars, opens on December 18

Still Alice
13 Mar 2015 | POPCORN |  
tags: Alzheimer's disease
Capturing the emotional power of the struggle with Alzheimer's

Big Hero 6
17 Feb 2015 | POPCORN |  
tags: animated films, artificial intelligence, film reviews
An action movie with a touching focus on the healing power of friendship.

Cinema classics: Five million years to Earth (1967)
12 Sep 2014 | POPCORN |  
tags: films, science fiction
A splendid example of imaginative British science fiction.

Parody The Matrix? In Lego?
22 Aug 2014 | POPCORN |  
tags: animated films
The hugely popular Lego move is by turns hilarious and surreal.

Classic Cinema: The Lady from Shanghai (1947)
29 Jul 2014 | POPCORN |  
tags: film noir, Orson Welles
A moody, atmospheric noir classic from Orson Welles.

Cinema Classics: A Hard Day’s Night (1964)
23 Jul 2014 | POPCORN |  
tags: Beatles, music documentaries
A charming blend of Beatlemania and swinging 60s nostalgia.

CINEMA CLASSICS: The Lives of Others (2006)
15 Jul 2014 | POPCORN |  
tags: Communism, Germany, privacy, surveillance
An Oscar-winning look at the surveillance state of East Germany.

Cinema Classics: An Autumn Afternoon
7 Jul 2014 | POPCORN |  
tags: Japanese films, Yashijiro Ozu
The last and perhaps most touching film from the renowned Japanese director Yashijiro Ozu.

A harrowing odyssey to the USA
1 Jul 2014 | POPCORN |  
tags: immigration
Three Guatemalan youngsters try to cross the border.

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