Category: Reviews

Guth Gafa Review: The Grown Ups

Guth Gafa Review: The Grown Ups

| August 11, 2017 | Comments (0)

Maria Flood reflects Maite Alberdi’s ‘The Grown Ups’, which screened at the Guth Gafa International Documentary Film Festival.

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Guth Gafa Review: ‘The Eagle Huntress’

Guth Gafa Review: ‘The Eagle Huntress’

| August 8, 2017 | Comments (0)

Maria Flood finds an unlikely feminist icon in ‘The Eagle Huntress’, which screened at the Guth Gafa International Documentary Film Festival.

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Review of Irish Film @ Galway Film Fleadh • New Irish Shorts 3

Review of Irish Film @ Galway Film Fleadh • New Irish Shorts 3

| August 8, 2017 | Comments (0)

Deirdre de Grae picks out her highlights from the New Irish Shorts 3 programme at the 29th Galway Film Fleadh.

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Guth Gafa Review: ‘Whitney: Can I Be Me’

Guth Gafa Review: ‘Whitney: Can I Be Me’

| August 6, 2017 | Comments (0)

Maria Flood takes a look at Nick Broomfield and Rudi Dolezal’s review of Whitney Houston’s life.

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Irish Short Film Review: 'January Hymn’

Irish Short Film Review: ‘January Hymn’

| August 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

Richard Drumm sings the praises of ‘January Hymn’, Katherine Canty’s short film exploring grief.

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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: 47 Metres Down

Review: 47 Metres Down

| July 26, 2017 | Comments (0)

Andrew Carroll gets his gills in a twist.

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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 • New Irish Shorts: Animation

Review of Irish Film @ Galway Film Fleadh • New Irish Shorts: Animation

| July 24, 2017 | Comments (0)

Deirdre de Grae found alot to love in the animated shorts programme at the 29th Galway Film Fleadh.

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Review: The Boy and the Beast

Review: The Boy and the Beast

| July 21, 2017 | Comments (0)

Andrew Carroll gets animated.

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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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Review: Dunkirk

Review: Dunkirk

| July 21, 2017 | Comments (0)

Liam Hanlon goes to war.

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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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Review: War for the Planet of the Apes

Review: War for the Planet of the Apes

| July 14, 2017 | Comments (0)

Paul Farren discovers that human intelligence is not a fixed quality and could atrophy if taken for granted.

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Review: The Beguiled

Review: The Beguiled

| July 14, 2017 | Comments (0)

Ellen Murray is in the deep south.

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Review: It Comes at Night

Review: It Comes at Night

| July 13, 2017 | Comments (0)

Michael Lee survives the apocalypse.

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Irish Film Review: Sanctuary

Irish Film Review: Sanctuary

| July 7, 2017 | Comments (1)

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

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Review: Spiderman: Homecoming

Review: Spiderman: Homecoming

| July 7, 2017 | Comments (0)

Paul Farren’s got radioactive blood.

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Review: A Man Called Ove

Review: A Man Called Ove

| July 6, 2017 | Comments (0)

A Man Called Micheal O’Sullivan.

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Review: Risk

Review: Risk

| July 6, 2017 | Comments (0)

Michael O’Sullivan takes a risk.

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Review: Slack Bay

Review: Slack Bay

| July 6, 2017 | Comments (0)

David Prendeville gets his head banged.

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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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Review: Straight Time (1978)

Review: Straight Time (1978)

| July 6, 2017 | Comments (0)

Tom Crowley checks out Ulu Grosbard’s 1978 film ‘Straight Time’, which recently screened at the IFI as part of it Dustin Hoffman Retrospective

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Review: Kedi

Review: Kedi

| July 5, 2017 | Comments (0)

Ellen Murray on a doc that gives paws for thought.

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Review: Baby Driver

Review: Baby Driver

| July 4, 2017 | Comments (0)

Liam Hanlon accelerates.

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Irish Short Film Review: The Betrayal

Irish Short Film Review: The Betrayal

| July 4, 2017 | Comments (0)

Richard Drumm witnesses ‘The Betrayal’.

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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 Film Review: Twice Shy

Irish Film Review: Twice Shy

| July 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

Sadhbh Ni Bhroin takes a look at Tom Ryan’s film.

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