Archive for the Film Category

And The Winner Is… 2022 Oscar Preview

B.J. Quinn The 94th Academy Awards are due to take place on March 27 at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. After last year’s low-key ceremony – delayed because of the pandemic and featuring movies that, for the most part, sidestepped […]

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20 Films to see in 2022 What will be on view in the months ahead?

David Prendeville The Souvenir Part 2 Local company Element Pictures has joined forces with BBC Films to bring to life Joanna Hogg’s follow-up to the sumptuous autobiographical original. The film was honoured with being named best film of 2021 (where […]

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Butterfly, trans family drama coming to TG4.

Butterfly, trans family drama coming to TG4.

The drama deals with the sesitive topic of a family supporting their transgender pre-teen daughter Maxine (formerly Max) in her fight for acknowledgement of her chosen gender.

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The Last Duel Ireland Shines in this Modern Medieval Epic

B.J. Quinn Remember Lockdown #1? Cast your mind back to a time of soda bread recipes, viral sea shanties, insufferable Zoom quizzes and, yes, Matt Damon. The Hollywood superstar and his family were holed up in Dalkey while the actor […]

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OFFline Film Fest now accepting film submissions

Are you a film student, graduate or just enthusiastic about creating cinema magic? If so, OFFline Film Festival are now calling for submissions of films made by first time directors, writers and producers.

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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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