Category: Reviews

Review: Darkest Hour

Review: Darkest Hour

| January 15, 2018 | Comments (0)

Shauna Fox leads us to victory.

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Review: Coco

Review: Coco

| January 15, 2018 | Comments (0)

Ellen Murray says Coco pops.

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Review: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Review: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

| January 12, 2018 | Comments (0)

Stephen Porzio takes lot.

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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: Lady Bird

Review: Lady Bird

| January 8, 2018 | Comments (0)

Ahead of its February release here, and to celebrate Saoirse Ronan’s Golden Globe win, James Bartlett takes a look at Greta Gerwig’s ‘Lady Bird’.

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Review: Jupiter’s Moon

Review: Jupiter’s Moon

| January 5, 2018 | Comments (0)

Stephen Porzio sees miracles.

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Review: Walk with Me

Review: Walk with Me

| January 5, 2018 | Comments (0)

Brian Ó Tiomáin neditates.

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Review: All the Money in the World

Review: All the Money in the World

| January 5, 2018 | Comments (0)

Liam Hanlon pays the ransom.

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Review: Brad’s Status

Review: Brad’s Status

| January 5, 2018 | Comments (0)

Brian Ó Tiomáin’s status.

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Review: Molly’s Game

Review: Molly’s Game

| January 5, 2018 | Comments (0)

Liam Hanlon is all in.

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Review: The Greatest Showman

Review: The Greatest Showman

| January 5, 2018 | Comments (1)

Ellen Murray gets in the ring.

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Review: Pitch Perfect 3

Review: Pitch Perfect 3

| January 5, 2018 | Comments (0)

Aoife O’Ceallachain sings a song of six-pence.

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Review: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

Review: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

| January 4, 2018 | Comments (1)

Shauna Fox enters the jungle.

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Films of 2017 - Writers' Choice

Films of 2017 – Writers’ Choice

| December 28, 2017 | Comments (2)

Film is the rabbit hole of life. It is a labyrinth of truth and lies, a broken mirror that distorts our fantasies, a dealer of dreams and desires. It is who we are… The Film Ireland family look back on who they were in 2017 and pick out their highlights – and some lowlights – […]

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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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Review: Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Review: Star Wars: The Last Jedi

| December 15, 2017 | Comments (0)

The Force is strong in Irene Falvey.

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Review: Better Watch Out

Review: Better Watch Out

| December 15, 2017 | Comments (0)

Sarah Cullen is coming to town.

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Review: The Disaster Artist

Review: The Disaster Artist

| December 8, 2017 | Comments (0)

Gemma Creagh did not hit her.

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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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Irish Film Review: Jaha’s Promise

Irish Film Review: Jaha’s Promise

| December 5, 2017 | Comments (0)

Sarah Cullen learns about the life and activism of Jaha Dukureh, a Gambian anti-female genital mutilation campaigner.

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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: Happy End

Review: Happy End

| December 2, 2017 | Comments (0)

Aoife O’Ceallachain is left cold.

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Review: Battle of the Sexes

Review: Battle of the Sexes

| December 2, 2017 | Comments (0)

Sadhbh Ní Bhroin serves and volleys.

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Review: Suburbicon

Review: Suburbicon

| November 30, 2017 | Comments (0)

Ellen Murray heads to the burbs.

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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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Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: Condemned to Remember

Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: Condemned to Remember

| November 28, 2017 | Comments (1)

Sean O’Rourke reviews Gerry Gregg’s film in which Irish Holocaust Survivor Tomi Reichental celebrates his 80th birthday in a Dublin Mosque and embarks on epic journey across a Europe in turmoil.

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Review of Irish Film @ Kerry Film Festival: Irish Stories - Shorts Programme

Review of Irish Film @ Kerry Film Festival: Irish Stories – Shorts Programme

| November 27, 2017 | Comments (0)

Eleanor McSherry finds strong stories being told at the Irish Stories – Shorts Programme at the Kerry Film Festival.

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Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: Local Films for Local People: Cork on Camera

Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: Local Films for Local People: Cork on Camera

| November 27, 2017 | Comments (0)

Jack O’Dwyer was at the Cork Film Festival for Local Films for Local People: Cork on Camera, a programme of short films made in and about Cork from the collections of the IFI Irish Film Archive.

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