During the final days of a six-month mission to Mars, Russian science officer Petrovich (Goran Kostic) discovers evidence of life, but fails to(...)

The Ticket Awards: Film

See winners list below It is always unwise to second-guess the electorate, but it is not unreasonable to assume that, had Gravity made it into (...)

 Writer/director David Lowery with Rooney Mara and Casey Affleck at this year’s Cannes Film Festival. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for Variety)

David Lowery is, in many ways, the model of a hip, young independent American film-maker. He dabbles in eccentric facial hair. He has been lauded at t(...)

Making Steven Soderbergh seem like a slouch, Shane Carruth writes, directs, produces, edits, shoots and acts in this transcendent, delayed follow-up t(...)

How neat it is when a film director admits to a childhood experience that seems to gesture towards their later career. Alfred Hitchcock was fond of ex(...)

Run & Jump, which took the prize for best Irish feature

After several years of biblical torrents, the weather decided to put on a decent show for the 25th edition of the Galway Film Fleadh. Mind you, was th(...)