Emile Hirsch

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Son is rooted in our discomfort with illness and the neuroses that accompany parenthood

Moving smoothly through a number of genres over nearly two decades, Ivan Kavanagh can reasonably claim to be among the nation’s most versatile (and ma(...)

Christos Nikou’s Apples was awarded best film at the 2021 Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival

A little more than a year ago, as the Dublin Film Critics’ Circle brought a few bottles of hand sanitiser to the awards ceremony for the Virgin Media (...)

Waris Ahluwalia in the 2007 Wes Anderson movie, The Darjeeling Limited

Real-life adventures Wild (2014) Cheryl Strayed decided to walk the Pacific Crest Trail to face her demons, and her memoirs were turned into this upl(...)

Polish film director Pawel Pawlikowski described Sarajevo as ‘hard to sleep in’, not just because of the parties but because it’s a mindf*ck of history’. Photograph: Fehim Demir/EPA

“Michael, Michael” they shouted, gesticulating wildly with three fingered salutes from the cheap seats at a red carpet event on Susan Sontag Square. (...)

Blake Berris and Emile Hirsch in Never Grow Old. Photograph: Saban Films

We don’t get that many westerns these days, but those that squeeze through tend to manoeuvre between two camps: the elegiac and the revisionist. It se(...)

Emile Hirsch in Ivan Kavanagh’s Never Grow Old. ‘I remember Sean Penn saying, you should do a western. You have the face for a western.’

Emile Hirsch knows we’ll get there eventually. No actor who serves time for aggravated assault will ever fully shake off the opprobrium. In February o(...)

Are the Manson killings a suitable context for this celebration of vintage cool?

Even those stubbornly opposed to Quentin Tarantino’s brand of bubblegum post-modernism might feel obliged to push some grudging gratitude his way this(...)

Jack Reynor’s horror short ‘Bainne’. Photograph:  Madeline Mulqueen

Jack Reynor is returning to the Galway Film Fleadh. “Yes, I am bringing down my spare liver in my suitcase,” he says. The Fleadh does have that reput(...)

Ivan Kavanagh’s Never Grow Old, a western starring Emile Hirsch and John Cusack.

The three busiest film festivals in the Irish calendar have positioned themselves at a respectful distance from each other. Dublin arrives at the star(...)

Scared Stiff: Brian Cox, Olwen Kelly and Emile Hirsch in The Autopsy of Jane Doe

A few years ago André Øvredal directed something a little like a horror film. Trollhunters wasn’t terribly frightening (nor was it meant to be), but i(...)

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