June Butler praises Susan Liddy’s edited volume which explores the contribution of women to the Irish film industry as creators of culture – screenwriters, directors, producers, cinematographers, editors, animators, film festival programmers and educators.
June Butler reviews the first full-scale biography of Sidney Lumet.
“I don’t pretend to be a critic, but lord knows I have a gut, and my gut tells me it’s simply marvellous.”
Sarah Cullen checks out Douglas Keesey’s examination of over 100 contemporary horror films.
June Butler finds a lot to like in ‘Alex Cox’s Introduction to Film – A Director’s Perspective’.
Barry Monahan is stirred and stimulated by Rod Stoneman’s personal and analytical investigation into the politics of visual communication.
David Prendeville delves into James Clarke’s book on the rise and rise of Pixar Animation Studio.
Providing an insight into how Dublin has both shaped and been shaped by filmmakers, World Film Locations:Dublin is an engaging journey through Dublin and its representation on screen.
Nicola Marzano reviews George Englund’s captivating, crafty and insightful account of the life of a screen legend.
Martin Cusack reviews Aubrey Malone’s daringly ambitious and panoramic overview of the history of film censorship.