On The Reel were on the red carpet to talk to Angela Lansbury, who was in Dublin to receive a special tribute award at the Audi Dublin International Film Festival.
“It’s a huge delight to welcome Dame Angela Lansbury to Dublin to discuss her life and career on stage and to accept our Festival Tribute Award, the Volta” said Festival Director Gráinne Humphreys. ”A legend whose first films were the classics Gaslight and The Picture of Dorian Gray, from the chilling The Manchurian Candidate to Disney favourites Bedknobs and Broomsticks, Beauty and the Beast and Anastasia, Dame Lansbury has created an indelible impression on world cinema.”
Chris Totzke stepped in to the shoes of Gemma and Lynn for On The Reel and met up with the legendary star at the Bord Gais Convention Centre.
Grace Corry talks to Tom McCarthy, the director of the Oscar-nominated film Spotlight, the riveting true story of the team of Boston Globe reporters and editors that uncovered an unimaginable conspiracy to cover up clergy child abuse.
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Gemma Creagh was at the premiere of Daddy’s Home in Dublin for On The Reel and talked to Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg.
Will Ferrell tells us about getting into comedy and Mark Wahlberg talks about choosing projects.
You can listen to an audio podcast of the interviews below
Lynn Larkin is on the red carpet at the Savoy Cinema in Dublin for Film Ireland and #FilmMe for the Irish premiere of Brooklyn.
Lynn chats to actor Saoirse Ronan (Eilis), director John Crowley, actor Jenn Murray (Dolores), actor Jane Brennan (Mary Lacey), screenwriter Nick Hornby, novelist Colm Tóibín, and producer Finola Dwyer.
Along the way Lynn partakes in a bit of Bono-spotting.
Film Ireland‘s Sarah Griffin chats to Rory O’Neill about The Queen of Ireland, Conor Horgan’s documentary film that follows Rory’s journey from the small Mayo town of Ballinrobe to striding the world stage.
The Queen of Ireland is in cinemas now.
You can download/listen to an audio podcast of the interview below
Screenwriter Danny Stack kicks off his four-part video series, Getting Into Screenwriting, by explaining how he started, building your portfolio, his two top tips for reading scripts, and the importance of professional feedback.
Danny Stack has been a screenwriter/consultant since 2001. His television writing credits include EastEnders, Doctors and high-profile children’s shows such as Octonauts, Fleabag Monkeyface, Roy, and the new Thunderbirds for CiTV. Danny also writes/directs (his supernatural thriller, Origin, won Best Horror at the London Independent Film Festival 2012), and he has co-written/directed the live-action children’s film Who Killed Nelson Nutmeg? with Tim Clague.
Danny blogs at http://dannystack.com/
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In this episode, film scholar Professor Charles Barr discusses the continued significance of Alfred Hitchcock.