Film

Where the streets have a name . . .

Where the streets have a name . . .

From Educating Rita (1983) to Kenneth Branagh’s Belfast (2021), Ringsend has played a key part in Ireland’s silver screen triumphs, with multiple well-known productions having used the D4 suburb as a shooting location over the last several decades. So it’s only fitting that a plaque

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Let’s Get Digital!

Let’s Get Digital!

Film Ireland is the country’s longest-running film publication. Since its establishment in 1987, it has been your ultimate guide to all things related to the dynamic cinematic landscape of Ireland, covering everything from huge popcorn blockbusters to micro-budget indigenous films, but most importantly the outlet

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Irish Takeover Cannes

Irish Takeover Cannes

The sun has arrived! Summer is here! That time of year where the streets are filled with bare-chested men showing off that gym bod they spent the winter months perfecting. Of course, if you wish to avoid such sights out of fear that it may lower your self-esteem, as your winter was spent gorging on chocolates to a box set

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IFTA Awards 2024

IFTA Awards 2024

The 21st Irish Film & Television Academy (IFTA) Awards took place last April, which can only mean one thing: Finally! The awards season has come to an end. Cillian Murphy rounded off his seemingly never-ending awards campaign with a win on home soil, hooray! Not one for the limelight,

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DIFF 2024

DIFF 2024

I’ve made it! 10 days of new films, industry events and engaging masterclasses have whizzed by, leaving me a dried up husk once inhabited by a cinemagoer. This year’s Dublin International Film Festival was very strong. The programme alone, populated with hot festival circuit favourites like Evil Does Not Exist and Close Your Eyes,

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Cillian Strikes Gold at the Oscars

Cillian Strikes Gold at the Oscars

He did it! Ireland’s own Cillian Murphy claimed an Academy Award last month, triumphing for his excellent portrayal of the enigmatic J. Robert Oppenheimer in Christopher Nolan’s blockbuster biopic, Oppenheimer. This momentous win marked a historic milestone, making Murphy the first Irish actor to ever win an Oscar

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Bowe on Bowe 

Bowe on Bowe 

When? Wednesday, a day informally known as “Hump Day,” but I assure you dear reader that no humping shall take place on this day. I have journalistic integrity, ethics and, well, just moral decency to protect me. But it will be challenging; Bowe is a man prone to passionate outbursts. Trust me, I have seen him up close,

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2024 Cinema Preview

2024 Cinema Preview

2024 is packed with so many intriguing titles, from small arthouse fare like All of Us Strangers to megawatt blockbusters like Dune: Part Two. Marvel will look to rebound after a dismal 2023, with the likes of Deadpool 3, Venom 3, and Kraven the Hunter,

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And the Oscar Goes to…

And the Oscar Goes to…

The most talked-about category during this year’s awards season thus far has been for Best Lead Actor, which started out as a two-horse race: Murphy’s internal and intense performance as Robert J. Oppenheimer going head-to-head with Bradley Cooper’s expert Leonard Bernstein

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Groovy Valentine Flicks

Groovy Valentine Flicks

Lovers and loners, rejoice! We’ve picked out a bunch of Valentine’s Day movies that you can either watch solo or with your other half. With Valentine’s Day comes a lot of questions: where to eat? What flowers to get? Should I even bother with a card?

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