Archive for the Film Category

Back In Their Element

Brian Quinn The Dublin-based production company behind such hits as Normal People and the 2018 Oscar-magnet The Favourite are back in full swing. With film and TV production slowly getting back up to speed, Element Pictures gear up for what […]

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Here Are The Young Men

Brian Quinn A Dublin Odyssey filled with Dark Potential. “Here are the young men, the weight on their shoulders, Here are the young men, well where have they been? We knocked on the doors of Hell’s darker chamber, Pushed to […]

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Wild Mountain Thyme

Brian Quinn Begosh and Begorrah! “Once Upon A Time in Ireland,” narrates Christopher Walken, welcoming us into a country as grand as it is unfamiliar. This isn’t Ireland as we know it, as we knew it, nor how we’d ever […]

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Preview of Cannes 2021

David Prendeville All going well, July should see the return of the Cannes Film Festival. The most prestigious film festival in the world was, eventually, cancelled in 2020, after many delays. Its return this year will certainly be symbolic of […]

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Magpie Murders production filming in Donnybrook!

Magpie Murders production filming in Donnybrook!

Geneva Pattison. The book, Magpie Murders by international bestselling author Anthony Horowitz, is being adapted for television as we speak and where better to film a detective mystery story than Donnybrook’s very own Belmont Avenue? The 2021 Dublin City Council […]

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The Outlook for Cinemas in 2021

David Prendeville The landscape for cinema exhibition remains very uncertain in the early months of 2021. I have covered in this paper the impact Covid-19 has had on film productions and exhibitors. Despite the hope of vaccines on the horizon, […]

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Upcoming Film Releases

David Prendeville It remains to be seen whether cinemas will be able to reopen in Ireland and other territories before Christmas, what sort of shape they will be in, and what they will be able to show. There are plenty […]

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Tenet and the outlook for cinemas

David Prendeville With cinemas now closed in the capital once more, the outlook is bleak for cinemas, not just in Dublin, but all over the world. The great hope was that Christopher Nolan’s Tenet would prove to be the much-needed […]

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Lesser known horror films to watch this Halloween

David Prendeville Amidst all the change, one aspect of Halloween that remains the same is that it gives us all an excuse (if you need it) to watch horror films. Here is a selection of some lesser known titles worth […]

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Latest Streaming Options

David Prendeville As we remain encouraged to stay at home as much as possible and the re-opening on cinemas is still some way off, here I take a look at some of the latest streaming options for film and TV. […]

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