Category: Irish Film Reviews

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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Review of Irish Film @ ADIFF 2018: Kissing Candice

Review of Irish Film @ ADIFF 2018: Kissing Candice

| March 15, 2018 | Comments (0)

Stephen Porzio puckers up at the 2018 Audi Dublin International Film Festival for Aoife McArdle’s ‘Kissing Candice’. 

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Review of Irish Film @ ADIFF 2018: The Cured

Review of Irish Film @ ADIFF 2018: The Cured

| March 14, 2018 | Comments (0)

Cathy Butler fleshes out David Freyne’s horror ‘The Cured’.

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Review of Irish Film @ ADIFF 2018: Black 47

Review of Irish Film @ ADIFF 2018: Black 47

| March 13, 2018 | Comments (0)

Sarah Cullen saddles up for Lance Daly’s drama set in Ireland during the Great Famine.

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Review of Irish Film @ ADIFF 2018: Twilight

Review of Irish Film @ ADIFF 2018: Twilight

| March 12, 2018 | Comments (0)

Fionn Warren enters ‘Twilight’, Pat Collins’ latest documentary.

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Review of Irish Film @ ADIFF 2018: Good Favour

Review of Irish Film @ ADIFF 2018: Good Favour

| March 6, 2018 | Comments (0)

Stephen Porzio wanders into Rebecca Daly’s haunting parable.

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Review of Irish Film @ ADIFF 2018: The Image You Missed

Review of Irish Film @ ADIFF 2018: The Image You Missed

| March 6, 2018 | Comments (0)

Síomha McQuinn takes a look at Donal Foreman’s documentary ‘The Image You Missed’, which explores the complexities of a father/son relationship.

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Irish Short Film Review: Ours

Irish Short Film Review: Ours

| February 2, 2018 | Comments (0)

June Butler takes a look at Heather Grogan’s short film ‘Ours’.

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Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: Michael Inside

Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: Michael Inside

| January 8, 2018 | Comments (0)

Loretta Goff takes a look at Frank Berry’s tale of Michael, a luckless 18-year-old who is misfortunate to be sent to prison.  

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Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: Photo City

Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: Photo City

| December 15, 2017 | Comments (0)

Loretta Goff send us a snapshot of ‘Photo City’, a portrait of photography itself as told through the lens of the citizens of a place defined by the art form. 

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Irish Film Review: Song of Granite

Irish Film Review: Song of Granite

| December 7, 2017 | Comments (0)

Hannah Lemass sings the praises of Pat Collins’ ‘Song of Granite’ a film about the life of the renowned traditional sean-nós singer, Joe Heaney.

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Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: Writing Home

Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: Writing Home

| December 7, 2017 | Comments (0)

Jack O’Dwyer puts pen to paper about the romantic comedy ‘Writing Home’, made as part of the Filmbase Masters Course.

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Irish Film Review: The Breadwinner

Irish Film Review: The Breadwinner

| December 6, 2017 | Comments (0)

Anthony Kirby was at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival to see the Angelina Jolie executive produced Irish animated film The Breadwinner, which is being tipped for Oscar success and was recently awarded Best Animated Feature by LA Film Critics Association.

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Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: No Party for Billy Burns

Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: No Party for Billy Burns

| December 4, 2017 | Comments (0)

Loretta Goff rides into town and checks out Padraig Conaty’s film about a shy and awkward, Wild West obsessed Billy Burns, whose cheerful cowboy fixation masks the scars of a childhood tragedy.

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Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: The Lodgers

Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: The Lodgers

| November 30, 2017 | Comments (0)

Loretta Goff gets gothic at ‘The Lodgers’, which screened at the Cork Film Festival.

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