Cian Geoghegan checks out Bryan Fogel’s documentary that follows the assassination of Jamal Khashoggi and Saudi Arabia’s effort to control international dissent.
Tom Crowley puts down roots.
Cian Geoghegan puts on his Apollo 11 jumper for Gregory Monro’s documentary about the film director Stanley Kubrick. The life of filmmaker Stanley Kubrick was once shrouded in mystery. Tabloid journalists characterised him as a reclusive hermit, to little response from the man himself. Film audiences only caught glimpses of the man’s inner life through his work, which released at an ever slower, methodical pace. The obsessive (over-) interpretation of many Kubrick fans came as a…
Shauna Fox hops down front then doodles back.
Aoife O’Neill was at the 2020 Toronto Irish Film Festival for Seamus Heaney and the Music of what happens, Adam Low’s portrait of the Nobel Prize-winning poet.
Loretta Goff takes on The Sheriff, Grace Sweeney’s film which follows two candidates competing to be elected for this prolific role in two contrasting territories.
Emma Keyes celebrates ‘The 8th’ which traces Ireland’s campaign to remove the 8th Amendment – a constitutional ban on abortion.
Shauna Fox finds this live-action adaptation to be one soldier who simply cant be rescued.
June Butler reviews A Girl from Mogadishu, Mary McGuckian’s portrayal of Ifrah Ahmed’s campaign to end female genital mutilation after fleeing war-torn Somalia in 2006.
Sarah Cullen takes a look at Tomás Ó Súilleabháin’s Irish-language feature ‘Arracht’, which is Ireland’s entry for the 2021 Oscars’ best international feature film category.