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Over the past few decades, Christine Molloy and Joe Lawlor, beginning in theatrical spaces and moving on to cinema, have developed a unique school of (...)

The film is a reasonably well integrated blend of hard realism and gentle fantasy

A lot has been written about how Covid delays have affected the releases of hugely budgeted films featuring flying robots. Just as interesting is what(...)

Actor Jessie Buckley has been nominated for the recent film Wild Rose and the series The Woman in White and Chernobyl.

The Irish Film and Television Academy (Ifta) has announced its nominations for the Irish Academy Awards. There was no ceremony in 2019 and, as a resul(...)

Seána Kerslake has a gift for generating empathy from unhinged energy

Lee Cronin certainly lays out his stall in the opening scenes of his debut feature. The drone shots of a car driving through wooded exterior point tow(...)

Actor Dafhyd Flynn in a scene from ‘Michael Inside’ Astonishing lead performance: Dafhyd Flynn in ‘Michael Inside’

Other films have worked from the same template as Frank Berry’s brilliant, heart-breaking tale of the socially excluded. As in Alan Clarke’s Scum and (...)

Director Frank Berry and Actor Dafhyd Flynn. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

Having scooped various five-star reviews and major awards at Galway, Cork and the IFTAs, Michael Inside is the hottest ticket in Irish cinema for year(...)

Moth to a flame: Dermot Murphy iin The Drummer and the Keeper

After years at the front of the Fat Lady Sings and more years making lucrative commercials, Nick Kelly wanders into risky territory for his debut feat(...)

HHHRecently orphaned Stacey (played by Lauren Kinsella in an auspicious debut), a pre-teen spitfire, is sent to live with her estranged Uncle Will (...)

Review: Love Eternal

Love Eternal lately won the Dublin Film Critics Circle Best Irish Feature Award at the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival and the Fresh Blood (...)