Three Monkeys Online

A Curious, Alternative Magazine

Bill Quigley

Dogville – a review

Friday, October 1st, 2004

In medieval times, it was said that the poet or songwriter was a man of great power. If a king angered him, he would pen a scathing lyric about the unfortunate monarch, and show it to everyone. Obviously, his majesty could then have relieved the poet of his head, but by then the lyric would […]

The Globalisation of Football

Friday, October 1st, 2004

Globalisation is a popular buzzword at the moment. When you hear it, maybe you think of economic theory (you need to get out more). Maybe you think of the anti-globalisation riots that follow the G7 meetings from city to city (you need to calm down). But globalisation is not just a fancy economic theory. In […]

Racing to stand still. The waning attractions of Formula One.

Friday, October 1st, 2004

Formula One is a sport that is under serious pressure. It is ironic that the only elements of consistency and predictability in the sport are the actual results on the track. Although Formula One Management does not release official viewing figures, it is generally held that the sport is on the wane. Considering the ban […]

House of Sand and Fog

Thursday, September 30th, 2004

A screen adaptation of the novel by Andre Dubus III, starring Ben Kingsley, Jennifer Connelly, and Shohreh Aghdashloo. Directed by Vadim Perelman.

The World Cup – Ireland’s story so far.

Wednesday, September 1st, 2004

Brian Kerr is now two games into his first real campaign as Ireland manager. Mick McCarthy's legacy to Kerr was a poor start in the Euro 2004 qualifiers, and a rift with Ireland's captain and most influential player. Despite these disadvantages, Kerr came within a whisker of bringing Ireland to Portugal, and the Irish support […]


Monday, August 30th, 2004

Viggo Mortensen’s first post-Lord of the Rings outing. Directed by Joe Johnston, starring Viggo Mortensen and Omar Sharif.

Roger and Me

Friday, July 30th, 2004

Recently re-released on DVD with added Director’s commentary, Roger and Me, was Michael Moore’s first major Documentary.