Zachary Quinto to be subject of Actors Masterclass at 25th Galway Film Fleadh

Zachary Quinto to be subject of Actors Masterclass at 25th Galway Film Fleadh

The Galway Film Fleadh asks movie lovers everywhere to join them this July in welcoming Zachary Quinto back to Galway. Best known for his role as Spock in Star Trek and Star Trek Into Darkness, the prolific actor will be the subject of this year’s Actors Masterclass on Friday July 12th. The Actors Masterclass, in ..

The Guard to open Edinburgh Film Festival

Festival favourite new Irish comedy The Guard has been unveiled as the official opening movie for the Edinburgh International Film Festival, commencing June 15th

JDIFF highlight: Circus Fantasticus

JDIFF highlight: Circus Fantasticus

There’s a couple of hidden gems in the line-up for the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival, and Circus Fantasticus looks very much like one of those. Set in the former Yugoslavia at the end of the war that tore that country apart the film focuses on Stevo, a man left with a son, a daughter ..

JDIFF highlight: As If I Am Not There

JDIFF highlight: As If I Am Not There

One of the undoubted highlights, from an Irish perspective, amongst the plethora of fine movies at the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival will be the multi-IFTA award-winning movie As If I Am Not There. A bleak and harrowing drama set in the middle of the Bosnian war the movie tells the story of young, female, ..

JDIFF Day 2 – What to watch

JDIFF Day 2 – What to watch

It’s 8 days till the 9th Jameson Dublin International Film Festival and with that in mind I’ve decided to do a series of posts from now until the launch, and then some more during the festival itself. The festival launches with the sublime looking Submarine (which I featured yesterday), so today’s post takes a look ..

The 9th Jameson Dublin International Film Festival has a little something for everyone

The 9th Jameson Dublin International Film Festival has a little something for everyone

The 9th Jameson Dublin International Film Festival is just 3 weeks away. The festival launches it’s programme later tonight, with the festival itself running from February 17th to 27th. That’s 11 days, 130 screening and a whole host of special events, panel discussions, public interviews and industry masterclasses. The festival opens with Richard Ayoade’s (of ..

Irish movie The Guard wows Sundance

Irish movie The Guard wows Sundance

Good friends of Scannain Element Pictures have just sent over some great news. It seems that initial reaction to their forthcoming movie The Guard is fantastic after the movie received at its world premiere last night in Park City, Utah as part of the Sundance film festival. The movie, which was selected as the opening ..

The Jameson Dublin International Film Festival returns for a 9th season

The Jameson Dublin International Film Festival returns for a 9th season

Get ready for the 9th Jameson Dublin International Film Festival, which is running from February 17th to 27th in the nations capital. The premier event in the Irish cinematic calendar the festival usually boasts a great collection of Irish and international movies, shorts and features. The programme launch for the 2011 festival is set to ..