Category: Irish Film 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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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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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 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 Film Review: The Farthest

Irish Film Review: The Farthest

| July 28, 2017 | Comments (0)

Jonathan Victory voyages to ‘The Farthest’, Emer Reynolds’ documentary on NASA’s Voyager mission.

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Irish Short Film Review: Mum

Irish Short Film Review: Mum

| July 27, 2017 | Comments (0)

Stephen Porzio takes a look at ‘Mum’, Anne Marie O’Connor’s film with a trans character at the heart of it, telling a universal story.

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Review of Irish Film @ Galway Film Fleadh: Pilgrimage

Review of Irish Film @ Galway Film Fleadh: Pilgrimage

| July 26, 2017 | Comments (0)

Niall Glynn goes on a journey to find meaning in Brendan Muldowney’s ‘Pilgrimage’,  which screened at the 29th Galway Film Fleadh.

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Review of Irish Film @ Galway Film Fleadh: The Drummer And The Keeper

Review of Irish Film @ Galway Film Fleadh: The Drummer And The Keeper

| July 21, 2017 | Comments (0)

Stephen Burke tips his hi-hat to Nick Kelly’s debut feature film, ‘The Drummer And The Keeper’.

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Irish Film Review: Pilgrimage

Irish Film Review: Pilgrimage

| July 19, 2017 | Comments (1)

Brian O Tiomain on an Irish film with a difference.

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Irish Film Review: Sanctuary

Irish Film Review: Sanctuary

| July 7, 2017 | Comments (0)

Seán Crosson reviews one of the most ambitious, innovative and deeply moving Irish films of recent times.

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Irish Film Review: Halal Daddy

Irish Film Review: Halal Daddy

| July 6, 2017 | Comments (0)

Stephen Porzio has a butchers at Conor McDermottroe’s feature.

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Irish Film Review: Revolutions

Irish Film Review: Revolutions

| July 4, 2017 | Comments (0)

Stephen Porzio ends the jam.

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Irish Film Review: Nails

Irish Film Review: Nails

| July 4, 2017 | Comments (0)

Sadhbh Ni Bhroin hits the nail on the head.

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Irish Short Film Review: Gridlock

Irish Short Film Review: Gridlock

| June 23, 2017 | Comments (0)

Stephen Porzio reflects on the Irish short film ‘Gridlock’, directed by Ian Hunt Duffy, who won Young Directors Award in Cannes last week.

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Irish Film Review: Cardboard Gangsters

Irish Film Review: Cardboard Gangsters

| June 15, 2017 | Comments (1)

Michael O’Sullivan is in the hood.

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Irish Film Review: In View

Irish Film Review: In View

| May 19, 2017 | Comments (0)

Seán Crosson is moved by Ciaran Creagh’s “powerful and unsettling” feature ‘In View’.

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Irish Film Review: Without Name

Irish Film Review: Without Name

| May 10, 2017 | Comments (0)

Michael Lee goes down to the woods today.

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Irish Film Review: A Dark Song

Irish Film Review: A Dark Song

| April 21, 2017 | Comments (4)

Sadhbh Ní Bhroin faces the demons.

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Irish Film Review: Handsome Devil

Irish Film Review: Handsome Devil

| April 21, 2017 | Comments (3)

Michael O’Sullivan on teenage kicks.

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ADIFF 2017: Irish Film Reviews

ADIFF 2017: Irish Film Reviews

| April 3, 2017 | Comments (0)

The 2017 Audi Dublin International Film Festival proved to be a treat for Irish film lovers, stuffed to the gills with deadly docs, super shorts and fab features.

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Irish Film Review: The Secret Scripture

Irish Film Review: The Secret Scripture

| March 24, 2017 | Comments (0)

Gemma Creagh scrawls in her bible.

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ADIFF 2017 Irish Film Review: The Farthest

ADIFF 2017 Irish Film Review: The Farthest

| March 22, 2017 | Comments (1)

Jonathan Victory voyages to The Farthest, which won the Audience Award at this year’s Audi Dublin International Film Festival

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ADIFF 2017 Irish Film Review: The Secret Scripture

ADIFF 2017 Irish Film Review: The Secret Scripture

| March 16, 2017 | Comments (0)

Ailbhe O’ Reilly reviews Jim Sheridan’s ‘The Secret Scripture’, which screened at the Audi Dublin International Film Festival.

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ADIFF 2017 Irish Film Review: Notes on Rave in Dublin

ADIFF 2017 Irish Film Review: Notes on Rave in Dublin

| March 14, 2017 | Comments (1)

Kenny Hanlon gets his tracksuit on for James Redmond’s documentary on 30+ years of Dublin rave and club culture.

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ADIFF 2017 Irish Film Review: Maudie

ADIFF 2017 Irish Film Review: Maudie

| March 10, 2017 | Comments (1)

Niall McArdle looks into the frames of Aisling Walsh’s ‘Maudie’.

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ADIFF 2017 Irish Film Review: The 4th Act

ADIFF 2017 Irish Film Review: The 4th Act

| March 9, 2017 | Comments (1)

Gordon Brennan views Turlough O’Kelly’s story of the €1bn regeneration of Ballymun.

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ADIFF 2017 Irish Film Review: Unless

ADIFF 2017 Irish Film Review: Unless

| March 7, 2017 | Comments (0)

Sarah Cullen looks at Alan Gilsenan’s Canadian/Irish co-production ‘Unless’.

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ADIFF 2017 Irish Film Review: Tomato Red

ADIFF 2017 Irish Film Review: Tomato Red

| March 2, 2017 | Comments (0)

Cathy Butler takes a look at Juanita Wilson’s Tomato Red,

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ADIFF 2017 Irish Film Review: Nails

ADIFF 2017 Irish Film Review: Nails

| March 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

Stephen Porzio takes a bloodied hammer to Denis Bartok’s Irish horror film ‘Nails’.

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