Toni Collette

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Fjokra performing on stage. ‘At first I was inspired by a mixture of my love for hip hop, my background in classical music, experimental heavy rock music and the electronic music scene in Manchester.’

Fiachra MacOireachtai is a classically-trained musician and composer for film and television, and the frontman for Fjokra, an “unpredictable pop” band(...)

Lenny Abrahamson’s Frank, starring Michael Fassbender as an eccentric musician who wears a huge false head at all times. The movie has picked up nine Ifta nominations

Two very different films concerning troubled men have topped the nominations for this year’s Irish Film and Television Awards (Ifta). Lenny Abr(...)

Ivano De Matteo's The Dinner (I nostri ragazzi), showing twice during the festival: in the Light House Cinema on Sunday 22nd, and in Movies@Dundrum on Monday 23rd

The Jameson Dublin Film Festival has begun its thirteenth season, with some 120 films showing at more than a dozen venues around the city until Mar(...)

Jack Reynor winner of the Best Actor Award at the Sundance Film Festival for the film Grassland. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

An encouraging week for Irish cinema at the Sundance Film Festival ended, early on Sunday morning, with Jack Reynor winning the acting prize in the W(...)

At the Irish Film Board  announcement of its schedule and priorities for 2015 were (from left) actor Sarah Greene, actor Tara Lee, James Hickey, chief executive of the Irish Film Board, and actor and screenwriter Amy Huberman. Photograph: Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland

A tale of love and music in the Dublin inner-city of the 1980s, a literary adaptation about 1950s emigration from rural Ireland, and the contemporary(...)

Glassland, produced by Element Pictures and supported by the Film Board, stars Jack Reynor (above in a scene from the film) as a young man seeking to cope with an alcoholic mother (Toni Collette, also above) in contemporary Tallaght.

Gerard Barrett’s Glassland, recent winner of the audience prize at the Galway Film Fleadh, is among just 12 films selected for the World Cinema Dramat(...)

When we say an actor steals a scene we leave the suggestion that some sort of bullying or upstaging has gone on. This is not always the case. In Ge(...)

Expect many reviewers to ask whether the latest animation from Laika – the studio behind Coraline and ParaNorman – is too scary for frail young childr(...)

Who am I? Simon Pegg goes in search

Pop psychology, ahoy. When Hector (Pegg), a nervy, anal-retentive psychiatrist experiences some class of midlife crisis, he leaves his partner (Rosamu(...)

Jack Reynor in Gerard Barrett’s superb Glassland

Two years ago, Jimmy Deenihan, then Minister for Arts, turned up at the Galway Film Fleadh for the world premiere of Gerard Barrett’s Pilgrim Hill.(...)

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