Things we loved on the web this week – William Friedkin on the ’70s; Paul Schrader on ‘Taxi Driver’; and Clint Mansell on composing for ”Requiem For A Dream’.
David Neary embraces American-English, misses out on three-hours of lesbian sex and gets ripped off by Ma Nolan.
Steven Galvin sat down with writer/director Tobias Lindholm to find out more about his tense hostage thriller.
With Ruairí Robinson’s feature-film debut Last days on Mars screening at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, here’s a chance to catch his headtickling short film ‘Blinky™’.
David Neary dons his debs tux, fumes at French teens and survives on the Cannes diet and nap regime.
‘The Company of Wolves’ was one of the darkest, most daring, and deeply layered cinematic fairy tales ever created. Pavel Barter talks to director Neil Jordan about the making of his 1984 cult classic.
David Neary eavesdrops on the Danish, gets berated by a Mexican, shares a boat with Metallica and hangs out with three of a decade’s worth of celebrity crushes. It’s tough in Cannes…
David Neary brushes shoulders with the stars and an umbrella salesman at Cannes.
Things we loved on the web this week – the Irish Film Industry; Sandra Bernhard looks back on ‘The King of Comedy’; Susan Sontag on the decline of the cinema.
Niamh Creely chats to producer Conor Barry just before he heads off to Cannes as this year’s Irish Producer on the Move.
The most exciting development on the filmmaking scene in a while is the advancement of DSLR filmmaking. Filmbase tutor and cinematographer Basil Al-Rawi gives Film Ireland some DSLR filmmaking tips.
‘Shrooms’ director Paddy Breathnach talks to Sheena Sweeney about his influences, the mushrooming Irish film industry and the magic of a little encouragement.
Becky and her Dad are invincible chip robbers. Nothing can stand in their way except big brother Tom…
Things we loved on the web this week – 100 year-old Irish film; tips for comedy & drama TV writers; Steven Soderbergh on the state of cinema.
Steven Galvin caught up with director Tom Begley ahead of his film ‘Tax City’ screening at the IFI as part of its Ireland on Sunday showcase.
Frankie is 15 and preparing for fatherhood he is determined to be the best dad ever, but as his day goes on, he starts to realize how impossible this will be for him.
Bob Quinn shares his thoughts on the state of filmmaking in Ireland in the early years of the 21st century.
Thanks to the wonderful people of Fingal, we have 2 Festival Passes + t-shirt to giveaway.
Ciara O’Brien on Murray Pomerance’s book that focuses on the cultural critique inherent to Hitchcock’s work, while aso managing to provide great insight into the man himself.
A young Chinese man is puzzled when he comes to Ireland and nobody can understand him when he speaks to them in their native language.
Carmen Bryce talks to Kieron J. Walsh about his Derry-based crime thriller, ‘Jump’, which opens in cinemas this week.