Category: Irish Film Reviews
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 […]
Annie Curran checks out ‘Cardboard Gangsters’, which screened at this year’s Cork Film Festival.
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.
Eoin O’ Callaghan hooks up with ‘The Randomer’, which screened at the Cork Film Festival.
Eoin O’ Callaghan checks his online fingerprints at a screening of ‘Know All (Cloud Control: Who Owns Your Data)’ at the Cork Film Festival.
Naomi Shea was at the recent Feminist Film Festival to see Caoimhe Butterly’s The Sea Between Us.
Daniel Lynch catches ‘Forever Pure’ at the Cork Film Festival, an Irish co-production feature documentary about the most symbolic football club in Israel.
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.
Loretta Goff catches waves at Ross Whitaker’s documentary ‘Between Land and Sea’, which premiered at the Cork Film Festival.
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.
Loretta Goff is haunted by the lingering horrors of Liam Gavin’s ‘A Dark Song’.
Rebecca Graham praises ‘Out of Innocence’ for bringing thoughtful sensitivity to a difficult moment in Irish history which resonates to this day.
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
Shane Croghan takes a birds-eye view of Aodh Ó Coileáin’s ‘Fís Na Fuiseoige’, which screened at this year’s Galway Film Fleadh.
Seán Crosson reviews Len Collin’s debut feature, which closed this year’s Galway Film Fleadh.
Stephen Porzio takes a look at the Maurice O’Carroll’s crime comedy, which screened at this year’s Galway Film Fleadh.
Film Ireland witness an apparition of Stephen Porzio.
Tony Tracy examines Fiona Tan’s film about one man’s odyssey through a Europe in turmoil – and through his own mind.