Reviews

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

In View

In View

A well-written and superbly acted tale of depression, remorse and regret, In View is a difficult but ultimately rewarding watch

Irish

#Training: Sound Editing with Screen Training Ireland at Egg Post Production

#Training: Sound Editing with Screen Training Ireland at Egg Post Production

Galway Film Centre and Screen Training Ireland are seeking participants for a Sound Editing programme, tutored by Patrick Drummond and Aza Hand at Egg Post Production

#IrishAbroad: Pursuit to play Jackie Chan Action Movie Week at 19th Shanghai International Film Festival

#IrishAbroad: Pursuit to play Jackie Chan Action Movie Week at 19th Shanghai International Film Festival

Paul Mercier’s Irish thriller Pursuit, is off to China where it will feature at the 19th Shanghai International Film Festival, June 11th to 19th

#IrishAbroad: Identicals a.k.a Brand New-U to play Sci-Fi London 2016

#IrishAbroad: Identicals a.k.a Brand New-U to play Sci-Fi London 2016

Simon Pummell’s Irish co-production Identicals, formerly Brand New-U, will play the Sci-Fi London Film Festival, on May 3rd at Rich Mix in Shoreditch

#Industry: Irish Film Tax Credit cap to increase to €70m from May 1st

#Industry: Irish Film Tax Credit cap to increase to €70m from May 1st

From May 1st 2016 the expenditure per project which can be supported by the Film Tax Credit will increase to €70 million

#Watch: First look at Mattress Men, the Mattress Mick documentary

#Watch: First look at Mattress Men, the Mattress Mick documentary

From Hot Docs comes the first look at Ireland’s most anticipated documentary of 2016, Mattress Men, the Mattress Mick story, from El Zorrero Films

#Industry: The Irish Film Board releases details of latest funding decisions

#Industry: The Irish Film Board releases details of latest funding decisions

The Irish Film Board has released details of the film, animation, and television projects that have received funding commitments for Quarter 1 of 2016

#IrishFilm: Vibrant new documentary Faithful Rising to premiere in Offaly this week

#IrishFilm: Vibrant new documentary Faithful Rising to premiere in Offaly this week

Faithful Rising, the story of two young Offaly men who fought in Dublin during Easter Week 1916 will hit the big screen this week

#Industry: Film In Cork and BAI team up for monthly Production Club training initiative

#Industry: Film In Cork and BAI team up for monthly Production Club training initiative

Film In Cork has announced that the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) is sponsoring its monthly Production Club training initiative

Interviews

#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

#Listen: Scannain Talks – Traders with Peter O’Meara

#Listen: Scannain Talks – Traders with Peter O’Meara

Recently we caught up with Tipperary native Peter O’Meara, star of new Irish feature Traders, to talk about his role in Traders and all things Irish film

#Listen: Scannain Talks – Them’s The Breaks

#Listen: Scannain Talks – Them’s The Breaks

Scannain talks with producers Sarah Barr and Aoife Kelly about Them’s The Breaks, a new feature documentary on the Waking The Feminists movement

News

#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

#IrishAbroad: Formidable lineup announced for the 69th Cannes Film Festival

#IrishAbroad: Formidable lineup announced for the 69th Cannes Film Festival

Jeff Nichols Loving, which stars Ruth Negga, to play in competition at the 69th Cannes Film Festival, May 11th to 22nd

#IrishActor: Cillian Murphy reteams with Christopher Nolan for Dunkirk

#IrishActor: Cillian Murphy reteams with Christopher Nolan for Dunkirk

Cillian Murphy will reteam with director Christopher Nolan for Nolan’s WWII action-thriller Dunkirk

#IrishActor: Domhnall Gleeson to star in Netflix’s A Futile And Stupid Gesture

#IrishActor: Domhnall Gleeson to star in Netflix’s A Futile And Stupid Gesture

Dublin actor Domhnall Gleeson has signed one to play one of the founders of satirical magazine National Lampoon for Netflix’s A Futile And Stupid Gesture

#Festival: Women In Film Festival takes place at Triskel Christchurch Cinema May 6-8

#Festival: Women In Film Festival takes place at Triskel Christchurch Cinema May 6-8

Deep Focus: Women In Film Festival is a new fixture on the Triskel Christchurch Cinema programme premiering 6 – 8 May 2016

#Jobs: Assistant LTI Training Coordinator @ Fingal Film Festival

#Jobs: Assistant LTI Training Coordinator @ Fingal Film Festival

The Fingal Film Festival, which is a not-for-profit organisation, is looking for an Assistant LTI Training Coordinator to work on their TV & Film Production Programme, at ther Santry based office