Category: Irish Film Reviews

Irish Film Review: The Devil’s Doorway

Irish Film Review: The Devil’s Doorway

| December 5, 2018 | Comments (0)

David Prendeville walks down The Devils Doorway.

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Irish Film Review @ Cork Film Festival: One Million American Dreams

Irish Film Review @ Cork Film Festival: One Million American Dreams

| November 30, 2018 | Comments (0)

Loretta Goff discovers the secrets of New York’s mass graves in Brendan Byrne’s ‘One Million American Dreams’.

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Irish Film Review @ Cork Film Festival: The Belly of the Whale

Irish Film Review @ Cork Film Festival: The Belly of the Whale

| November 29, 2018 | Comments (0)

Cian Griffin enters ‘The Belly of the Whale’, which screened at this cork Film Festival.

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Review of Irish Film @ Cork: Maeve

Review of Irish Film @ Cork: Maeve

| November 28, 2018 | Comments (0)

Jack O’Dwyer gets caught up in the fractured narrative of Pat Murphy’s seminal Irish Feminist film ‘Maeve’, which screened at this year’s Cork Film Festival.

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Irish Film Review @ Cork Film Festival: Town of Strangers

Irish Film Review @ Cork Film Festival: Town of Strangers

| November 23, 2018 | Comments (0)

Loretta Goff meet the locals in the County Galway town of Gort, in Treasa O’Brien’s Town of Strangers, with a diverse cast, including young Irish Travellers, English New Age hippies, Brazilian factory workers and Syrian refugees.

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Irish Film Review: The Camino Voyage

Irish Film Review: The Camino Voyage

| November 23, 2018 | Comments (0)

Sean Dooley sets sail.

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Irish Film Review @ Cork Film Festival: Free Radicals

Irish Film Review @ Cork Film Festival: Free Radicals

| November 22, 2018 | Comments (0)

Vjekoslav Vondra was at the Cork Film Festival to take in selection of experimental film works screened in memory of Josephine Massarella (1957 – 2018).

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Review of Irish Film @ Cork: Cellar Door

Review of Irish Film @ Cork: Cellar Door

| November 21, 2018 | Comments (0)

John Finbarr McGarr goes beyond the ‘Cellar Door’, which screened at this year’s Cork Film Festival.

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Irish Film Review @ Cork Film Festival: The Curious Works of Roger Doyle

Irish Film Review @ Cork Film Festival: The Curious Works of Roger Doyle

| November 20, 2018 | Comments (0)

Loretta Goff goes on a journey through The Curious Works of Roger Doyle, Brian Lally’s documentary about Roger Doyle who, over the course of five decades, has created an impressive body of work ranging from minimalist piano and electronic pieces to orchestral works.

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Irish Film Review @ Cork Film Festival: Sooner or Later

Irish Film Review @ Cork Film Festival: Sooner or Later

| November 19, 2018 | Comments (0)

Jack O’Dwyer finds much to like in ‘Sooner or Later’, Luke Morgan’s no-budget feature from Galway filmmaking collective Project Spatula.

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Irish Film Review @ Cork Film Festival: Float Like a Butterfly

Irish Film Review @ Cork Film Festival: Float Like a Butterfly

| November 16, 2018 | Comments (0)

Loretta Goff finds a voice to the voiceless in Carmel Winters’ film Float Like a Butterfly, which opened the 63rd Cork Film Festival.

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Irish Film Review @ Cork Film Festival: The Favourite

Irish Film Review @ Cork Film Festival: The Favourite

| November 14, 2018 | Comments (0)

Charline Fernandez takes a break from duck racing and pineapple eating to send us this review of Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Favourite from the Cork Film Festival.

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Irish Film Review: Good Favour

Irish Film Review: Good Favour

| November 8, 2018 | Comments (0)

Dakota Heveron reveals her magical powers.

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Irish Film Review: Katie

Irish Film Review: Katie

| October 26, 2018 | Comments (0)

Gemma Creagh takes on Katie Taylor.

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Irish Film Review: Rosie

Irish Film Review: Rosie

| October 12, 2018 | Comments (0)

David Deignan reflects on Roddy Doyle’s powerful and poignant story that takes aim at Ireland’s homelessness crisis.

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Irish Film Review: Under The Clock

Irish Film Review: Under The Clock

| October 11, 2018 | Comments (0)

June Butler finds stories of love and loss, hope and disappointment that all began under the clock.

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Irish Film Review: The Silver Branch

Irish Film Review: The Silver Branch

| October 3, 2018 | Comments (1)

Sean O’Rourke gets caught up in nature

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Irish Film Review: The Meeting

Irish Film Review: The Meeting

| September 27, 2018 | Comments (0)

Cian Geoghegan reviews Alan Gilsenan’s remarkable film.

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Irish Film Review: The Little Stranger

Irish Film Review: The Little Stranger

| September 21, 2018 | Comments (0)

Stephen Porzio is a supernatural force.

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Irish Film Review: A Mother Brings Her Son to Be Shot

Irish Film Review: A Mother Brings Her Son to Be Shot

| September 13, 2018 | Comments (0)

Siomha McQuinn takes a look at Sinéad O’Shea’s “compelling, challenging and at times chilling” documentary.

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Irish Film Review: I, Dolours

Irish Film Review: I, Dolours

| August 31, 2018 | Comments (0)

Gemma Creagh takes in Dolours Price’s story of a troubled life and death in the IRA.

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Irish Film Review: Black 47

Irish Film Review: Black 47

| August 30, 2018 | Comments (0)

Emma Donnelly exacts her revenge.

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Irish Film Review: The Image You Missed

Irish Film Review: The Image You Missed

| August 10, 2018 | Comments (0)

Síomha McQuinn investigates Donal Foreman’s “engaging and evocative” film.

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Irish Film Review: Lost & Found

Irish Film Review: Lost & Found

| July 18, 2018 | Comments (0)

Gemma Creagh finds much to admire.

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Irish Film Review: Dublin OldSchool

Irish Film Review: Dublin OldSchool

| June 29, 2018 | Comments (0)

Gemma Creagh’s buzzin’.

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Irish Film Review: Kissing Candice

Irish Film Review: Kissing Candice

| June 21, 2018 | Comments (0)

Emma Donnelly puckers up for Kissing Candice.

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Irish Film Review: The Breadwinner

Irish Film Review: The Breadwinner

| May 25, 2018 | Comments (0)

Cian Geoghegan reviews Nora Twomey’s animated feature film set in 2001 in Kabul.

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Irish Film Review: Making the Grade

Irish Film Review: Making the Grade

| April 13, 2018 | Comments (0)

Siomha McQuinn is senza sordini.

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Review of Irish Film @ ADIFF 2018: The Delinquent Season

Review of Irish Film @ ADIFF 2018: The Delinquent Season

| March 19, 2018 | Comments (0)

Stephen Porzio attends a dinner party.

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Review of Irish Film @ ADIFF 2018: The Science of Ghosts

Review of Irish Film @ ADIFF 2018: The Science of Ghosts

| March 16, 2018 | Comments (0)

June Butler is haunted by Niall McCann’s observational drama centres on well-known Irish musician Adrian Crowley.

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