The Rewind

The Rewind Recommends: 3 Things To Watch/Listen To Today

The Rewind Recommends: 3 Things To Watch/Listen To Today

Ex Machina on Netflix

... the epic science fiction film is finally coming to Netflix

This Bank Holiday weekend, indulge in the robot-based goodness of Ex Machina, the 2014 directorial debut of Alex Garland. The film, starring Domhnall Gleeson and Oscar Isaac, revolves around a Turing test to determine the capabilities and consciousness of Ava, a robot. Watch the trailer below:

PJ Gallagher on #SaferFromHarm

... an impassioned plea for compassion regarding drug addicts from the comedian

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The #SaferFromHarm campaign is headed by the Ana Liffey Drug Project to promote the decriminalisation of drugs. Several voices have come to the fore supporting the campaign, including Christy Dignam. Here's comedian PJ Gallagher gives an emotive monologue on how addiction is viewed in Ireland. Watch the full video here:

The Australian Dream Trailer

... a glimpse into the racism rampant in Australian society

The Australian Dream is a documentary film about Adam Goodes, a mixed-race Australian Rules player who began calling out racism in the sport and in wider Australian society. Once he did, he was targeted for it. Watch the trailer below:

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