Reviews

Everybody Wants Some!!

Everybody Wants Some!!

With great music, a cast of hip young things and a disarmingly thoughtful script, Everybody Wants Some!! readily delivers laughs and pathos

Miles Ahead

Miles Ahead

It has style and fine performances, but Miles Ahead tries too hard to overcome its biopic limitations, with limited success

Sojourn

Sojourn

Sojourn is a magical film, a meditation on love, grief, loneliness and despair. An extremely accomplished and daring piece of work

Captain America: Civil War

Captain America: Civil War

Once the dust has settled, you’ll leave exhilarated, elated and having witnessed the closest thing cinema has gotten yet to a perfect comic-book movie

Irish

#IrishFilm: Independent feature-length horror Red Room to begin principal photography this July

#IrishFilm: Independent feature-length horror Red Room to begin principal photography this July

Stephen Gaffney’s independent feature-length horror Red Room is set to begin principal photography this July

#IrishAbroad: Rebecca Daly’s Mammal to compete at 63rd Pula Film Festival in Croatia

#IrishAbroad: Rebecca Daly’s Mammal to compete at 63rd Pula Film Festival in Croatia

Rebecca Daly’s emotional drama Mammal, starring Barry Keoghan and Rachel Griffiths, plays in competition at 63rd Pula Film Festival in Croatia

#IrishFilm: Watch the enigmatic trailer for J K Marshall’s independent feature Nameless

#IrishFilm: Watch the enigmatic trailer for J K Marshall’s independent feature Nameless

New trailer for independent Irish feature Nameless, from writer/director J K Marshall, starring MJ Sullivan, Daniel Brady, and Lynseyann Mulvey

#IrishFilm: Watch the new trailer for Ken Wardrop’s award-winning documentary Mom & Me

#IrishFilm: Watch the new trailer for Ken Wardrop’s award-winning documentary Mom & Me

Element Pictures Distribution has released a new trailer for Ken Wardrop’s IFTA-award-winning documentary Mom & Me. In cinemas July 15th

#Season: IFI presents Shakespeare Lives, a season of Shakespearean film adaptations this June

#Season: IFI presents Shakespeare Lives, a season of Shakespearean film adaptations this June

Irish Film Institute to present a season of films throughout June marking the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, in partnership with British Council

#Industry: IFB Chief Executive James Hickey Welcomes Announcement for New Film Studios in Dublin

#Industry: IFB Chief Executive James Hickey Welcomes Announcement for New Film Studios in Dublin

IFB Chief Executive James Hickey Welcomes Announcement for New Film Studios in Dublin

#Event: IFI presents a programme of events exploring the impact of conflict on the built environment

#Event: IFI presents a programme of events exploring the impact of conflict on the built environment

The Irish Film Institute presents two film events in June as part of Capstones Shift, a city-wide programme exploring the architectural legacies of the Easter Rising and revolutionary period in…

#IrishFilm: Risteard Ó Domhnaill’s Atlantic awarded Screen Director’s Guild Finders Series Award for 2016

#IrishFilm: Risteard Ó Domhnaill’s Atlantic awarded Screen Director’s Guild Finders Series Award for 2016

The Screen Directors Guild of Ireland have awarded the Screen Director’s Guild Finders Series Award for 2016 to Risteard Ó Domhnaill’s documentary Atlantic

Interviews

Scannain Talks: Angry Birds with director Fergal Reilly

Scannain Talks: Angry Birds with director Fergal Reilly

Recently we had the chance to catch up with Irish director Fergal Reilly to chat his work as co-director on Sony’s massive animated movie Angry Birds

Scannain Talks – Evolution with director Lucile Hadžihalilovic

Scannain Talks – Evolution with director Lucile Hadžihalilovic

Scannain speaks to writer/director Lucile Hadžihalilovic about her new film Evolution. Out in Irish cinemas on May 6th

#Interview: Jeff Nichols talks Midnight Special

#Interview: Jeff Nichols talks Midnight Special

Director Jeff Nichols speaks about his latest film, Midnight Special, and the craft of filmmaking

Scannain Talks – Mammal with Rebecca Daly and Barry Keoghan

Scannain Talks – Mammal with Rebecca Daly and Barry Keoghan

Scannain talks with director Rebecca Daly and star Barry Keoghan about their new Irish feature Mammal. Out today

News

#IrishActor: Jonathan Rhys Meyers to play German commander in Harald Zwart’s The 12th Man

#IrishActor: Jonathan Rhys Meyers to play German commander in Harald Zwart’s The 12th Man

Irish star Jonathan Rhys Meyers has signed on to co-star in The 12th Man, from The Karate Kid director Harald Zwart

#AtCinemas: Element Pictures Distribution to exclusively distribute Royal Opera House Live Cinema Season

#AtCinemas: Element Pictures Distribution to exclusively distribute Royal Opera House Live Cinema Season

Element Pictures Distribution (EPD) announced today that they are to be the exclusive Irish distributor of the Royal Opera House Live Cinema Season

#IrishActor: Liam Neeson to star in remake of In Order Of Disappearance

#IrishActor: Liam Neeson to star in remake of In Order Of Disappearance

Liam Neeson has lined-up yet another project, playing the lead in a remake of the Norwegian film In Order Of Disappearance

#IrishDirector: John Moore to direct terrorist-themed thriller N.O.C.

#IrishDirector: John Moore to direct terrorist-themed thriller N.O.C.

Dundalk-born director John Moore has lined up his next gig with the terrorist-themed thriller N.O.C.

#IrishActor: Robert Sheehan to be given god-like powers in André Øvredal’s Mortal

#IrishActor: Robert Sheehan to be given god-like powers in André Øvredal’s Mortal

Laois actor Robert Sheehan has signed on to star inTrollhunter director André Øvredal’s latest film, Mortal

#IrishAbroad: Independent horror Midnight Man gets an American remake

#IrishAbroad: Independent horror Midnight Man gets an American remake

Independent Irish horror film Midnight Man is getting an American remake, starring icons of the genre Robert Englund and Lin Shaye

#IrishActor: Michael Fassbender in talks to play a serial killer in Entering Hades

#IrishActor: Michael Fassbender in talks to play a serial killer in Entering Hades

Kerry native Michael Fassbender is in talks to star as serial killer Jack Unterweger in Entering Hades, based on the book by John Leake

US star Aisha Tyler to direct Irish actor Emmett Hughes’ scripted feature Axis

US star Aisha Tyler to direct Irish actor Emmett Hughes’ scripted feature Axis

US star Aisha Tyler to direct Irishman Emmett Hughes in the Hughes scripted feature film Axis. Now crowd-funding on Kickstarter