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Irish Film Review: The Breadwinner

Irish Film Review: The Breadwinner

| May 25, 2018 | Comments (0)

Cian Geoghegan reviews Nora Twomey’s animated feature film set in 2001 in Kabul.

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Irish Film Review: The Delinquent Season

Irish Film Review: The Delinquent Season

| April 27, 2018 | Comments (0)

Irene Falvey scratches beneath the surface.

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Irish Film Review: Making the Grade

Irish Film Review: Making the Grade

| April 13, 2018 | Comments (0)

Siomha McQuinn is senza sordini.

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Review of Irish Film @ ADIFF 2018: The Delinquent Season

Review of Irish Film @ ADIFF 2018: The Delinquent Season

| March 19, 2018 | Comments (0)

Stephen Porzio attends a dinner party.

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Review of Irish Film @ ADIFF 2018: The Science of Ghosts

Review of Irish Film @ ADIFF 2018: The Science of Ghosts

| March 16, 2018 | Comments (0)

June Butler is haunted by Niall McCann’s observational drama centres on well-known Irish musician Adrian Crowley.

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Review of Irish Film @ ADIFF 2018: Kissing Candice

Review of Irish Film @ ADIFF 2018: Kissing Candice

| March 15, 2018 | Comments (0)

Stephen Porzio puckers up at the 2018 Audi Dublin International Film Festival for Aoife McArdle’s ‘Kissing Candice’. 

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Review of Irish Film @ ADIFF 2018: The Cured

Review of Irish Film @ ADIFF 2018: The Cured

| March 14, 2018 | Comments (0)

Cathy Butler fleshes out David Freyne’s horror ‘The Cured’.

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Review of Irish Film @ ADIFF 2018: Black 47

Review of Irish Film @ ADIFF 2018: Black 47

| March 13, 2018 | Comments (0)

Sarah Cullen saddles up for Lance Daly’s drama set in Ireland during the Great Famine.

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Irish Film Review: The Lodgers

Irish Film Review: The Lodgers

| March 9, 2018 | Comments (0)

Stephen Porzio gets gothic.

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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 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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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 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 @ IFI Documentary Festival: Elián

Review of Irish Film @ IFI Documentary Festival: Elián

| November 14, 2017 | Comments (0)

Naomi Shea reviews Tim Golden and Ross McDonnell’s film about Elián González, a five-year-old Cuban boy plucked from the Florida coast in 1999, and how the fight over his future sparked a flashpoint for simmering US and Cuban tensions.

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Irish Film Review: The Killing of a Sacred Deer

Irish Film Review: The Killing of a Sacred Deer

| November 3, 2017 | Comments (1)

David Prendeville enjoys this gripping, formally brilliant, cruelly hilarious art-thriller.

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Irish Film Review: Conor McGregor: Notorious

Irish Film Review: Conor McGregor: Notorious

| November 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

Jonathan Victory gets in the ring.

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Irish Film Review: Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami

Irish Film Review: Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami

| October 27, 2017 | Comments (0)

Liam Hanlon reviews to the rhythm.

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Irish Film Review: Return to Montauk

Irish Film Review: Return to Montauk

| October 21, 2017 | Comments (0)

Stephen Porzio leaves Montauk.

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Irish Film Review: Maze

Irish Film Review: Maze

| September 20, 2017 | Comments (0)

Stephen Porzio gets lost in a maze.

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Irish Film Review: The Drummer and the Keeper

Irish Film Review: The Drummer and the Keeper

| September 7, 2017 | Comments (0)

Brian Ó Tiomáin bangs a drum.

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Review of Irish Film @ Galway Film Fleadh: The Silver Branch

Review of Irish Film @ Galway Film Fleadh: The Silver Branch

| September 6, 2017 | Comments (0)

Ruth McNally ponders Katrina Costello’s philosophical vision-poem.

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Guth Gafa Review: A Cambodian Spring

Guth Gafa Review: A Cambodian Spring

| September 5, 2017 | Comments (0)

Maria Flood takes a look at Chris Kelly’s award-winning ‘Cambodian Spring’, which screened at the Guth Gafa International Documentary Film Festival.

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Review of Irish Film @ Galway Film Fleadh: IFI Local Films for Local People: Yet More Glimpses of Galway

Review of Irish Film @ Galway Film Fleadh: IFI Local Films for Local People: Yet More Glimpses of Galway

| August 25, 2017 | Comments (0)

Deirdre de Grae steps back in time at IFI Local Films for Local People: Yet More Glimpses of Galway, which screened at the 29th Galway Film Fleadh.

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Review of Irish Film @ Galway Film Fleadh: Song of Granite

Review of Irish Film @ Galway Film Fleadh: Song of Granite

| August 23, 2017 | Comments (0)

Deirdre de Grae sings along to ‘Song of Granite’, Pat Collins’ portrait of the life of the great traditional singer, Joe Heaney, which screened at the 29th Galway Film Fleadh.

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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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