Category: Reviews

Irish Film Review: Maze

Irish Film Review: Maze

| September 20, 2017 | Comments (0)

Stephen Porzio gets lost in a maze.

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Review: The Jungle Bunch

Review: The Jungle Bunch

| September 20, 2017 | Comments (0)

Andrew Carroll gets jungle fever.

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Review: mother!

Review: mother!

| September 18, 2017 | Comments (0)

Michael O’Sullivan gets maternal.

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Melbourne International Film Festival: The Challenge

Melbourne International Film Festival: The Challenge

| September 18, 2017 | Comments (0)

James Bartlett gets close to nature in Yuri Ancarani’s ‘The Challenge’, which screened at the 66th Melbourne International Film Festival.

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Review: Wind River

Review: Wind River

| September 12, 2017 | Comments (0)

Andrew Carroll is on track.

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Review: IT

Review: IT

| September 12, 2017 | Comments (0)

Ellen Murray clowns around.

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Book Review: Twenty First Century Horror Films

Book Review: Twenty First Century Horror Films

| September 11, 2017 | Comments (0)

Sarah Cullen checks out Douglas Keesey’s examination of over 100 contemporary horror films. 

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Irish Film Review: The Drummer and the Keeper

Irish Film Review: The Drummer and the Keeper

| September 7, 2017 | Comments (0)

Brian Ó Tiomáin bangs a drum.

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Melbourne International Film Festival: Faces Places (Visages Villages)

Melbourne International Film Festival: Faces Places (Visages Villages)

| September 6, 2017 | Comments (0)

James Bartlett checks out the “charming and likeable” ‘Faces Places’, which screened at the 66th Melbourne International Film Festival.

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Review of Irish Film @ Galway Film Fleadh: The Silver Branch

Review of Irish Film @ Galway Film Fleadh: The Silver Branch

| September 6, 2017 | Comments (0)

Ruth McNally ponders Katrina Costello’s philosophical vision-poem.

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Guth Gafa Review: A Cambodian Spring

Guth Gafa Review: A Cambodian Spring

| September 5, 2017 | Comments (0)

Maria Flood takes a look at Chris Kelly’s award-winning ‘Cambodian Spring’, which screened at the Guth Gafa International Documentary Film Festival.

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Review: Detroit

Review: Detroit

| September 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

Michael O’Sullivan is gripped.

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Review: American Made

Review: American Made

| August 28, 2017 | Comments (0)

Michael O’Sullivan is Irish made.

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Review: Annabelle: Creation

Review: Annabelle: Creation

| August 28, 2017 | Comments (0)

Ellen Murray toys with us.

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Melbourne International Film Festival: Rabbit

Melbourne International Film Festival: Rabbit

| August 28, 2017 | Comments (0)

James Bartlett catches Rabbit at the 66th Melbourne International Film Festival.

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Review of Irish Film @ Galway Film Fleadh: IFI Local Films for Local People: Yet More Glimpses of Galway

Review of Irish Film @ Galway Film Fleadh: IFI Local Films for Local People: Yet More Glimpses of Galway

| August 25, 2017 | Comments (0)

Deirdre de Grae steps back in time at IFI Local Films for Local People: Yet More Glimpses of Galway, which screened at the 29th Galway Film Fleadh.

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Review of Irish Film @ Galway Film Fleadh: Song of Granite

Review of Irish Film @ Galway Film Fleadh: Song of Granite

| August 23, 2017 | Comments (0)

Deirdre de Grae sings along to ‘Song of Granite’, Pat Collins’ portrait of the life of the great traditional singer, Joe Heaney, which screened at the 29th Galway Film Fleadh.

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Irish Short Film Review: Leisure with Dignity

Irish Short Film Review: Leisure with Dignity

| August 22, 2017 | Comments (0)

Stephen Porzio takes a look at Anne Maree Barry’s latest film work, ‘Otium cum Dignitate ~ Leisure with Dignity’.

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Review: The Dark Tower

Review: The Dark Tower

| August 21, 2017 | Comments (0)

Michael O’Sullivan fled across the desert, and the gunslinger followed.

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Guth Gafa Review: ‘The Farthest’

Guth Gafa Review: ‘The Farthest’

| August 21, 2017 | Comments (0)

Maria Flood enters a world of wonder in Emer Reynold’s ‘The Farthest’, which screened at the Guth Gafa International Documentary Film Festival.

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Review: A Ghost Story

Review: A Ghost Story

| August 21, 2017 | Comments (0)

Anthony Assad goes bump in the night.

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Review: Atomic Blonde

Review: Atomic Blonde

| August 17, 2017 | Comments (0)

Andrew Carroll is indivisible.

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Review: England is Mine

Review: England is Mine

| August 17, 2017 | Comments (0)

Michael O’Sullivan burns down the disco.

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Review: Land of Mine

Review: Land of Mine

| August 17, 2017 | Comments (0)

Michael O’Sullivan goes to war.

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Review: The Emoji Movie

Review: The Emoji Movie

| August 17, 2017 | Comments (0)

Michael O’Sullivan loses his 💩.

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Review: The Boy and the Beast

Review: The Boy and the Beast

| August 14, 2017 | Comments (0)

Andrew Carroll

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Review: Girls Trip

Review: Girls Trip

| August 14, 2017 | Comments (0)

Michael O’Sullivan takes a trip.

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Review of Irish Film @ Galway Film Fleadh • New Irish Shorts 7: IFB World Premiere Shorts

Review of Irish Film @ Galway Film Fleadh • New Irish Shorts 7: IFB World Premiere Shorts

| August 14, 2017 | Comments (0)

Deirdre de Grae finds a lot to admire at the Irish Film Board World Premiere Short Films programme at the 29th Galway Film Fleadh.

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Guth Gafa Review: City of Ghosts

Guth Gafa Review: City of Ghosts

| August 14, 2017 | Comments (0)

Maria Flood visits Matthew Heineman’s ‘City of Ghosts’, which screened at the Guth Gafa International Documentary Film Festival.

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Guth Gafa Review: The Grown Ups

Guth Gafa Review: The Grown Ups

| August 11, 2017 | Comments (0)

Maria Flood reflects Maite Alberdi’s ‘The Grown Ups’, which screened at the Guth Gafa International Documentary Film Festival.

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