About Us

Spooool.com was set up in October 2011 by two movie nuts.

College friends separated by the Atlantic ocean but brought together by their love of the silver screen. Awh….

Email us with the form at the bottom of the page (or direct to spooooldotcom [at] gmail.com) or just tweet/bark in our direction.

 

Páraic McGeough

Páraic

Links: Twitter // posts on spooool.com

Age: 26
From: Monaghan, Ireland
Living: Dublin
First film I saw in the cinema that I can remember: Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade – age 4 in a cinema up north while we were on our summer holidays and Mum used her cigarette lighter to figure out the flavour of the crisps we’d smuggled in.
First film I saw in Monaghan cinema when it opened: Hook – my brother Stephen took me and his fingers turned yellow from the cheap popcorn.
First film I saw that I was far too young to be watching: Scum – Watched while I was off sick from school. The Hitcher also falls into this category.
Top 5 films at the moment: Millers Crossing, The Breakfast Club, Casablanca, Evil Dead 2, Apocalyse Now
Worst film ever made: Dude Where’s My Car / Crank
Overrated Film: Inception
Underrated: Congo
Favourite Actor (Dead): Paul Newman
Favourite Actor (Alive): Ryan Gosling
Favourite Actress (Dead): Katharine Hepburn
Favourite Actress (Alive): Natalie Portman
Favourite Director (Dead): Stanley Kubrick
Favourite Director (Alive): David Lynch

 

Nigel Wheatley

Nigel

Links: Twitter // Blog // posts on spooool.com

Age: 26
From: Drogheda, Ireland
Living: Toronto, Canada
First film I saw in the cinema: Tim Burton’s Batman (1989). It was dark and I think I just slept on the sticky floor.
First VHS I saw: Honey I shrunk the kids (1989). Took a lot of fiddling with the tracking button though.
First film I saw that I was far too young to be watching: The Hand That Rocks the Cradle – what? I was only 9 it was creepy!
Top 11 films right now:
The Shining, All about my mother, Spiderman II, The Lives of Others, All the President’s Men, Pan’s Labyrinth, Rear Window, Die Hard, Taxi Driver, The Third Man, Lolita.
Worst Film ever Made:
Spiderman III
Overrated Film:
Memento
Under-rated:
The Man Who Wasn’t There
Favouite Actor (Dead): Jimmy Stewart
Favourite Actor (Alive): Leonardo DiCaprio (Gosling is taken)
Favourite Actress (Dead): Judy Garland
Favourite Actress (Alive): Julianne Moore (Kate Winslet and Catherine Keener close behind…
Favourite Director (Dead): Hitchcock
Favourite Director (Alive): Andrea Arnold. (Or Scorcese…)

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