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Reeves wreaks revenge in taut action thriller

Reeves wreaks revenge in taut action thriller

Cinema: John Wick. Directed by Chad Stahelski and David Leitch. Nationwide, cert 16. Rating: ****. Force Majeure. Directed by Ruben Östlund. Selected, cert 15a. Rating: ****

Bite size

Bite size

A wealth of experience at Dublin’s wine festival

On Song: Bennie Reilly, vocalist with Little Xs For Eyes

On Song: Bennie Reilly, vocalist with Little Xs For Eyes

Around the world in 50,000 pages

Around the world in 50,000 pages

Non-fiction:Reading the World: Confessions of a Literary. Explorer y Ann Morgan Harvill Secker, €21.50 Reviewed by Brendan Daly

Opening the Kurt locker

Opening the Kurt locker

Montage Of Heck. Directed by Brett Morgen. Selected cinemas. Rating: *****. Reviewed by Nadine O’Regan.

An Iberian odyssey

An Iberian odyssey

A coach tour with a difference takes Ros Drinkwater on a spectacular cultural and scenic journey from Lisbon to Seville

Guilty pleasures

Guilty pleasures

New scents from l’occitane

Class war in Bordeaux

Class war in Bordeaux

Hard-working and professional, the French meaning of ‘bourgeois’ is reflected in a group of high-quality, good-value wines from south-west France

Albums

Albums

Rock/Soul: Alabama Shakes. Sound & Color (Rough Trade)

Classical notes: ‘Piano pugilist’ Formenti set to rattle Drogheda’s classical cages

Classical notes: ‘Piano pugilist’ Formenti set to rattle Drogheda’s classical cages

Italian pianist Marino Formenti is a provocative performer who likes to rattle the cages as often as he can. There’s an undeniable whiff of cordite about this tumultuous musician, who every now and again delights in lobbing a few hand grenades in the

Sodom and begorrah on Camden Street

Sodom and begorrah on Camden Street

Gate’s update renders a classic fresh and exciting

Gate’s update renders a classic fresh and exciting

Theatre: Romeo and Juliet. By William Shakespeare. Directed by Wayne Jordan. Gate Theatre. Runs until May 16. Rating: ***. Reviewed by Andrew Lynch

Don’t miss

Don’t miss

THeatre: Galway Theatre Festival

The politics of not giving a damn

The politics of not giving a damn

Reviewed this week: Enigma de Blaghd, TG4. Reggie Yates’ Extreme Russia, BBC Three. Britain’s Favourite Foods: Are They Good For You?, BBC Two.

Looking back at ballet’s past in order to understand its future

Looking back at ballet’s past in order to understand its future

Ballet Ireland’s Tutus and Beyond. Project Arts Centre, Dublin. Tours nationally until May 3. Rating: ****. Reviewed by Lily Killeen.