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.
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.
This week sees the release of the latest in Michael Bay’s explosive big budget franchise, and this time Ireland’s own Jack Reynor is along for the ride. On the Reel caught up with Jack at the Dublin Premiere of Transformers: Age of Extinction where he talked about Michael Bay, visual FX and slagging Mark Wahlberg.
There was also an appearance from a very special guest who spilt the beans about working with Jack, Michael and his plans for world domination. Check out the video below, and don’t forget to like, comment and subscribe.
Lenny Abrahamson’s latest film Frank is released in cinemas today. Gemma Creagh caught up with the director at the recent European premiere of the film at the Light House cinema in Dublin to find out more about the film for On The Reel in association with Film Ireland.
Gemma also had a chat to the man behind the papier-mâché head, Michael Fassbender, and spoke to Domhnall Gleeson about his role as Jon, a wannabe musician, who joins Frank’s band and embarks on a journey of delirious creativity and pursuit of fame.
Steven O’Riordan dropped into the studio this week to chat to Lynn Larkin for On The Reel, in association with Film Ireland, about his documentary No Limbs No Limits – a story of hope and triumph over adversity, a story of how human resilience can conquer all by overcoming many obstacles to achieve what others would deem impossible.
No Limbs No Limits is released in Irish cinemas 11th April 2014.
The Stag is released today in Irish cinemas. John Butler’s comedy follows a bachelor party weekend in the great outdoors that takes some unexpected detours. The film stars Andrew Scott, Hugh O’Conor, Brian Gleeson and Peter McDonald, who co-wrote the script with Butler.
Gemma Creagh caught up with the film’s director, and its stars Andrew Scott and Peter McDonald at the recent Jameson Dublin Film Festival for On the Reel in association with Film Ireland.
The film closed this year’s festival and Gemma was there on the red carpet to find out more about the film and what it’s like for a load of men to be in the nip on a weekend away.