Category: Irish Film Reviews

ADIFF 2017 Irish Film Review: Without Name

ADIFF 2017 Irish Film Review: Without Name

| February 21, 2017 | Comments (0)

Richard Drumm enters the woods of Lorcan Finnegan’s Without Name, which screened at Audi Dublin International Film Festival 2017.

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Irish Film Review: Meetings With Ivor

Irish Film Review: Meetings With Ivor

| February 10, 2017 | Comments (0)

Naomi Shea meets Ivor.

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Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: Peter McVerry: A View from the Basement

Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: Peter McVerry: A View from the Basement

| January 11, 2017 | Comments (0)

  For 40 years human rights activist and Jesuit priest Peter McVerry has railed against state negligence, the abdication of Ireland’s most vulnerable citizens and a legacy of political indifference that has caused the destruction of communities, forced removals, addiction and homelessness.  Marley McCallum takes a look at an hour-long documentary, in which McVerry re-lives those dark decades. Peter […]

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Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: Cardboard Gangsters

Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: Cardboard Gangsters

| December 19, 2016 | Comments (0)

Annie Curran checks out ‘Cardboard Gangsters’, which screened at this year’s Cork Film Festival.

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Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: Visual Fictions

Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: Visual Fictions

| December 14, 2016 | Comments (0)

Ellen Scally was at the Cork Film Festival for Aideen Barry presentation of four video works: Levitating, Possession, Not to be Known or Named and Enshrine.

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Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: The Randomer

Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: The Randomer

| December 13, 2016 | Comments (0)

Eoin O’ Callaghan hooks up with ‘The Randomer’, which screened at the Cork Film Festival.

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Irish Film Review: I Am Not a Serial Killer

Irish Film Review: I Am Not a Serial Killer

| December 8, 2016 | Comments (0)

James Phelan has an alibi.

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Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: Know All (Cloud Control: Who Owns Your Data)

Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: Know All (Cloud Control: Who Owns Your Data)

| December 7, 2016 | Comments (0)

Eoin O’ Callaghan checks his online fingerprints at a screening of ‘Know All (Cloud Control: Who Owns Your Data)’ at the Cork Film Festival.

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Review of Irish Film @ Feminist Film Festival: The Sea Between Us

Review of Irish Film @ Feminist Film Festival: The Sea Between Us

| December 7, 2016 | Comments (0)

Naomi Shea was at the recent Feminist Film Festival to see Caoimhe Butterly’s The Sea Between Us.

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Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: Forever Pure

Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: Forever Pure

| November 28, 2016 | Comments (0)

Daniel Lynch catches ‘Forever Pure’ at the Cork Film Festival, an Irish co-production feature documentary about the most symbolic football club in Israel.

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Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: Crash and Burn

Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: Crash and Burn

| November 27, 2016 | Comments (0)

Aoife O’Neill was in pole position at the Cork Film Festival for a screening of ‘Crash and Burn’, Seán Ó Cualáin’s documentary about Tommy Byrne from Dundalk, who, in the ’80s, for a moment was the world’s greatest F1 driver.

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Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: Between Land and Sea

Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: Between Land and Sea

| November 25, 2016 | Comments (0)

Loretta Goff catches waves at Ross Whitaker’s documentary ‘Between Land and Sea’, which premiered at the Cork Film Festival.

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Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: I Am Not a Serial Killer

Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: I Am Not a Serial Killer

| November 22, 2016 | Comments (0)

Loretta Goff is on the hunt for Billy O’Brien’s ‘I Am Not a Serial Killer’, which screened at the 2016 Cork Film Festival.

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Irish Film Review: South

Irish Film Review: South

| November 21, 2016 | Comments (0)

Stephen Porzio reviews Gerard Walsh’s new film.

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Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: A Dark Song

Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: A Dark Song

| November 18, 2016 | Comments (1)

Loretta Goff is haunted by the lingering horrors of Liam Gavin’s ‘A Dark Song’.

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Irish Film Review: Coming Home

Irish Film Review: Coming Home

| November 18, 2016 | Comments (0)

Brian Ó Tiomáin hears the stories of emigrants,

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Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: Out of Innocence

Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: Out of Innocence

| November 16, 2016 | Comments (0)

Rebecca Graham praises ‘Out of Innocence’ for bringing thoughtful sensitivity to a difficult moment in Irish history which resonates to this day.

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Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: In View

Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: In View

| November 15, 2016 | Comments (0)

Daniel Lynch takes a look at Ciarán Creagh’s ‘In View’, the latest offering to a much needed public discourse on Ireland’s suicide epidemic

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Irish Film Review: Moscow Never Sleeps

Irish Film Review: Moscow Never Sleeps

| November 14, 2016 | Comments (0)

Stephen Porzio takes a trip.

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Irish Film Review: The Flag

Irish Film Review: The Flag

| October 19, 2016 | Comments (0)

Michael O’Sullivan is at half mast.

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Irish Film Review Urban Traffik

Irish Film Review Urban Traffik

| October 19, 2016 | Comments (0)

A seemingly homeless man with a dark intent, faces tough choices in Dublin’s underbelly when a free-spirited, intended victim forces him to revaluate his life.

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Irish Film Review: Mattress Men

Irish Film Review: Mattress Men

| October 7, 2016 | Comments (0)

Grace Corry finds gold under the mattress.

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Irish Film Review: Lift

Irish Film Review: Lift

| September 28, 2016 | Comments (0)

Stephen Porzio takes a look at Conor Armstrong Sanfey’s feature debut, which screened at the Underground Cinema Film Festival and will screen at Indiecork on the 15th October.

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Irish Film Review: Dare to be Wild

Irish Film Review: Dare to be Wild

| September 27, 2016 | Comments (0)

Cathy Butler digs into Vivienne De Courcy’s film.

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Irish Film Review:  The Young Offenders

Irish Film Review: The Young Offenders

| September 16, 2016 | Comments (0)

Gemma Creagh has a sconce at a pure daycent film.

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Review of Irish Film at Galway Film Fleadh: Fís Na Fuiseoige

Review of Irish Film at Galway Film Fleadh: Fís Na Fuiseoige

| September 6, 2016 | Comments (0)

Shane Croghan takes a birds-eye view of Aodh Ó Coileáin’s ‘Fís Na Fuiseoige’, which screened at this year’s Galway Film Fleadh.

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Review of Irish Film at Galway Film Fleadh: Sanctuary

Review of Irish Film at Galway Film Fleadh: Sanctuary

| September 5, 2016 | Comments (0)

Seán Crosson reviews Len Collin’s debut feature, which closed this year’s Galway Film Fleadh.

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Review of Irish Film at Galway Film Fleadh: Dead Along the Way

Review of Irish Film at Galway Film Fleadh: Dead Along the Way

| September 5, 2016 | Comments (0)

Stephen Porzio takes a look at the Maurice O’Carroll’s crime comedy, which screened at this year’s Galway Film Fleadh.

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Irish Film Review: A Date for Mad Mary

Irish Film Review: A Date for Mad Mary

| September 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

Emma Hynes buys a hat.

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Irish Film Review: Strange Occurrences in a Small Irish Village

Irish Film Review: Strange Occurrences in a Small Irish Village

| August 25, 2016 | Comments (0)

Film Ireland witness an apparition of Stephen Porzio.

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