Culture Counter: A year of many ups despite the downs
Normal People, two-kilometre walks, Matt Damon in Dalkey, Black Lives Matter, Leaving Cert hell, restaurant no-shows and a pandemic, it’s been quite a year
Oh, what hostages to fortune we were back in January 2020, when the Cats movie catastrophe was the worst thing we could imagine happening this year. The deliciously bad reviews were worth it, though – “frankly mortifying”, “enraging” and “insane”.
Meanwhile, the Netflix documentary Cheer turned us into double tuck gymnastics experts overnight, while the movie Marriage Story gave us one of the year’s first memes: Adam Driver Holding Your Favourite Album.
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