Scannain Podcast #49

Scannain podcast number 49 and this week Philip, Jason, and Niall discuss the Irish Box Office Top Ten, The Lobster and more Irish shorts at Cannes, big wins for Irish animation abroad, and animated shorts at the IFI. The new releases discussion includes in depth talks on Gerard Barrett’s Glassland, Alan Rickman’s A Little Chaos, ..

Interview: Tom Rob Smith talks Child 44

Interview: Tom Rob Smith talks Child 44

Published in 2008, thriller novel Child 44 follows MGB agent Leo Demidov as he investigates a child murderer during the cruel and paranoid Stalinist era. The book marked the debut of Tom Rob Smith and garnered critical acclaim as well as several international award wins for its author. It has been translated into thirty six languages and ..

Interview: Writer/director Xavier Dolan & producer Nancy Grant on MOMMY

Interview: Writer/director Xavier Dolan & producer Nancy Grant on MOMMY

A gray but dry London evening greets Xavier Dolan as he arrives for the London Film Festival gala screening of Mommy. The evening is a sharp contrast to most of Dolan’s films to date, defined as they are by a signature style, marrying contentious and emotional material to exuberant and sometimes-subversive filmmaking. Dolan arrives at ..