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Irish Film: Michael Nyqvist joins John Moore’s I.T.

Michael Nyqvist joins Irish director John Moore's I.T. The film also stars Pierce Brosnan, Anna Friel, and Stefanie Scott. Currently in pre-production.
 
 
 
Movie
 
TOMORROWLAND
TOMORROWLAND
TOMORROWLAND

Tomorrowland

Tomorrowland has the potential to be special, but its own convoluted script drags it down.
 
 
 
Abroad
 
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Irish Abroad: Alchemy to acquire US rights for The Lobster

Alchemy to acquire US rights for Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Lobster, starring Colin Farrell and Rachel Weisz. Out October 16th.
 

 
Abroad
 
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Irish Abroad: International rights sell out for Lenny Abrahamson’s Room

FilmNation Entertainment has sold all international rights to Irish director Lenny Abrahamson’s next film Room, starring Brie Larson and William H. Macy.
 
 
 
Industry
 
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Industry: Upcoming Deadlines for IFB Funding Programmes

The Irish Film Board has released details of the upcoming deadlines for its development, production and distribution funding schemes.
 
 
Abroad
 
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DARKNESS ON THE EDGE OF TOWN - ROBIN
DARKNESS ON THE EDGE OF TOWN - ROBIN

Irish Abroad: Darkness on the Edge of Town to play the Zlín Film Festival

Patrick Ryan's Irish Neo-Western Darkness on the Edge of Town, starring Emma Eliza Regan, Emma Willis and Brian Gleeson, to play in the Czech Republic.
 

 
 
Irish Film
 
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IFI announces winner of the Pete Walsh Critical Writing Award 2015

Julia O’Mahony has been named winner of the IFI Pete Walsh Critical Writing Award for her review of Skip Kite’s 2014 film Tony Benn: Will & Testament.
 
 
Casting
 
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Irish Film: Bérénice Marlohe to star in Dennis Bartok’s P.O.V.

Bérénice Marlohe has been cast to star in Dennis Bartok’s Irish co-produced English-language horror P.O.V.. Fantastic Films co-produce, with IFB funding.
 
 
 
Irish Film
 
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Irish Film: Watch two clips from Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Lobster

Watch two clips from Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Lobster, starring Colin Farrell and Rachel Weisz. Out October 16th.
 

 
Movie News
 

Scannain Podcast #50

With Niall on paternal duties the 50th Scannain podcast sees Philip and Jason joined by prolific film blogger Darren Mooney. The trio discuss the weeks new releases, movie news, and the Irish Box Office Top 10. This week featur...
 
 
 
 
Movie
 
The Tribe
The Tribe
The Tribe

The Tribe

A stunning experiment in pushing the limits of exposition, editing and expectation, The Tribe is a primal, riveting howl in a sea of processed blockbuster product.
 
 
Abroad
 
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Irish Abroad: Buyers flock to Irish co-production Ghosthunters: On Icy Trails

A number of companies have snapped up the international rights to Tobias Baumann’s Irish co-production Ghosthunters: On Icy Trails.