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The Galway Film Fleadh is seldom short of world premieres: Once, Glassland and The Butcher Boy all took their bows at the Connaughtian bazaar. But (...)

If you are a man of a certain age (and I probably do mean “man”), there may be a teenage boy buried within your psyche who feels “they really just (...)

 Simon Fitzmaurice: “To spend this precious time I have doing something that fulfils me at the deepest level, that echoes in my soul.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne 2:54

Making a feature film is an intimidating prospect and a leap of faith for any first-time director. You need self-belief, stamina, organisational skil(...)

We’re used to thinking about Sam Reid as a very English gentleman or a very upright officer. In fact the actor grew up on a cattle ranch in rural New South Wales.  Photograph: Larry Busacca/Getty Images

Sam Reid is having a moment. No. Scratch that. Sam Reid is having a year’s worth of moments. So far in 2014, movie hounds have had reason to gasp over(...)

As Ben Wheatley’s radical Cromwellian drama opens, two front line deserters (Peter Fernando and Julian Barratt) form an unlikely alliance with a lace-(...)

Reece Shearsmith in A Field in England
A Field in England

Enthusiasts for the great British tradition of folk horror may – troubled by agitations in their yellow humour – require a dose of physick after full (...)