Last night, RTE screened Neil Jordan's 1996 not-even-a-little-bit historically accurate Michael Collins.
The film, which currently holds a 77% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, became the talk of Twitter as people chimed in with their little witticisms on the film.
Michael Collins is on. Still can't believe we went to civil war over Julia Roberts
— Ciaran (@BackPostHeader) September 13, 2015
In fairness, if it had been Scarlett Johansson or Amy Schumer, the war would have lasted centuries.
Propose to me like Michael Collins proposed to Kitty & I'm all yours
— Jess Keating (@JessicaKeating_) September 13, 2015
He's a charmer, that Collins lad.
Why the hell was Julia Roberts cast as an Irish woman in Michael Collins w t f
— Jack (@J4CKWALSH) September 13, 2015
Sure 'twas her flawless Irish accent that won it for her, so it was, faith and begorrah'.
Watching Michael Collins..Hans Gruber was an odd choice for Dev
— Brian O'Connell (@LifeOfBrianOC) September 13, 2015
I am going to count to ztreee... zer will not be a four.
Pity Michael Collins didn't make enough money to greenlight the sequel where he goes to the moon.
— Keniby Khronicles (@kenibyk) September 13, 2015
Or even the crossover film which saw Michael Collins, George Washington and Simon Bolivar team up to former The Revolutionary Avengers.