Irene Falvey attended an IFI screening of Horrible Creature, Áine Stapleton’s film based on the life of Lucia Joyce between 1915 and 1950. Áine Stapleton’s film Horrible Creature featured at the IFI as part of the First Fortnight festival on 8th January. The feature is the second in Áine’s trilogy of films which depict the life of Lucia Joyce, James Joyce’s daughter who was a talented dancer. Lucia’s life was considerably altered by her time…
Ciara Creedon reviews an Irish-Belgian co-production adaptation of fantasy author Catherine S McMullen’s haunting, visionary drama.
Loretta Goff was at the Cork Film Festival’s screening of short films produced under Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland’s Focus Shorts and Real Shorts schemes.
Caleb Cotter experiences twists and turns on life’s highway at the Irish Shorts 5 programme at the 2019 Cork Film Festival.
Emma Keyes takes in Colin Hickey’s dialogue-free, poetic feature.
Emma Keyes takes a look at Adrian Duncan and Feargal Ward’s ‘Floating Structures’, a flâneur-like quest to consider the gravity-defying mysteries of structural engineering.
Emma Keyes was at the Cork Film Festival to see ‘Lost Lives’, Dermot Lavery and Michael Hewitt’s film adapted from the book that aims to document the stories of the men, women and children who have died as a result of the Troubles in Northern Ireland.
Liam Hanlon is left in charge of a corpse.
Aoife O’Ceallachain reviews Lisa Barros D’Sa and Glenn Leyburn latest film.
Julie Crowley was at the Cork Film Festival to see Alan Gilsenan’s documentary biopic of Liam Clancy, which celebrates its tenth anniversary this year.