Paul Farren takes a look at Irish film journalist and author Wayne Byrne’s book about Nick McLean, one of the most acclaimed camera operators in American cinema. Co-written with McLean himself, the biography takes readers on an entertaining journey through five decades of Hollywood filmmaking .
Stephen Porzio checks out Barry Monaghan’s comprehensive study of the films of contemporary, highly critically-appraised Irish director Lenny Abrahamson.
“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’.
Sarah Griffin enters Laurie Ruth Johnson’s ‘Forgotten Dreams: Revisiting Romanticism in the Cinema of Werner Herzog’.
David Prendeville delves into James Clarke’s book on the rise and rise of Pixar Animation Studio.
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.
Stephen McNeice takes a look at ‘The Filmmaker’s Handbook – A Comprehensive Guide for the Digital Age’
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.