Locarno Film Review: ‘Ray & Liz’

Locarno Film Review: ‘Ray & Liz’ Art imitates life “Ray & Liz,” the autobiographical debut feature by Turner Prize-nominated artist Richard Billingham; that’s nothing new. But it’s the way art imitates, reflects and recomposes other ...

'Handsome is not where I'm at'

He is best known for having a famous acting dad – Brendan – and admits he isn't classic leading-man material. But will his roles in the films Dredd and Anna Karenina change that? On a fiercely sunny ...

Irish Feature 'Shadow Dancer' To Close Galway Film Fleadh

Irish feature 'Shadow Dancer' has been officially selected to close the 24th Galway Film Fleadh on July 15. The thriller, directed by Oscar-winner James Marsh (Man On Wire), tells the story of a ...

DVD Review – Sensation (2010)

Sensation, 2010. Written and Directed by Tom Hall. Starring Domhnall Gleeson and Luanne Gordon. Synopsis: Following the death of his father, a young Irishman puts his inheritance to use by hooking ...

DVD Review: 'Sensation'

★★★☆☆ If asked to name an Irish comedy from 2011, John Michael McDonagh's debut feature The Guard, starring Brendan Gleeson, would spring to most people's minds. Lesser-known Irish offering Sensation ...

11 Irish Movies Premiere at Toronto Irish Fest

Sé Merry Doyle's documentary 'Dreaming The Quiet Man', Tom Hall's 'Sensation' and Darragh Byrne's 'Parked' are among the titles set to screen at the Toronto Irish Film Festival on March 9th and 10th. ...

Tom Hall, Antonia Campbell Hughes & Juanita Wilson for Capital Irish Film Fest

Solas Nua, a Washington based organisation dedicated to highlighting Irish arts in America is to hold 'The Capital Irish Film Festival' next month, showcasing the best of Irish film from 2011. The ...

Sensation Review

It’s (as I’ve mentioned in the past) been a great year for Irish film, and (here I go again) it continues with Sensation starring Domhnall Gleeson (yes, he’s part of that Gleeson family). A story that ...

Win Tickets To Sensation

This Competition Is Now Over. Winners Have Been Notified. Thanks to Element Pictures, I’ve got some tickets up for grabs (and yes, they’re pairs, so bring someone you like) for Sensation, starring ...

Actor Domhnall Gleeson says Irish men are sexually repressed - Video (IrishCentral)

In an interview on TV3 with Orla Barry, Irish actor Domhnall Gleeson says that he believes Irish men are sexually repressed. His upcoming film, ‘Sensation’, draws attention to the theory by telling ...

Athens film festival: Surviving turmoil

Greece may be on the verge of financial collapse, but that hasn't stopped its film festival from going ahead. Its artistic director hopes it may even create jobs Reading the reports from most film ...

Gandu competes at 17th Athens International Film Festival

Gandu competes at 17th Athens International Film Festival Qaushik Mukherjee’s Gandu (Asshole) will compete at the 17th Athens International Film Festival that opens on Thursday. The opening film of the festival is Michel Hazanavicius’ The Artist. Around ...

Fassbender For Gleeson's 'At Swim-Two-Birds'?

Michael Fassbender (Inglourious Basterds) has been reportedly cast in Brendan Gleeson's period drama 'At Swim Two Birds'. Gleeson is set to both direct and star in the film which is an adaptation of ...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 - the final premiere live

Will Daniel Radcliffe show up? Shall the heavens open on Rupert Grint? And can Emma Watson's hair cope with the wind? Watch a live video stream of the final Harry Potter premiere with us from ...

'Shadow Dancer' Begins Filming in Ireland

Cameras are rolling on Irish co-production 'Shadow Dancer' which began filming in locations around Dublin at the end of May. The production, which is directed by Oscar winner James Marsh (Man on Wire) ...

Rebecca O'Flanagan is Ireland's Producer on the Move

Ifta winning Irish filmmaker, Rebecca O’Flanagan is one of 25 producers chosen to take part in the Cannes Producers on the Move programme. The event, run by the Efp (European Film Promotion) offers a ...

Poland Festival Fetes New Irish Cinema

Poland's Off Plus Camera International Festival of Independent Cinema will introduce a new section at this year's event entitled New Irish Cinema. The titles selected to be shown include Conor ...

McKenna & McCann 'Jump!' Ni Filming Underway

Production has commenced on the set of new Irish co-production, 'Jump!' from Dublin's Blinder Films and Northern Ireland's Hot Shot Films. Kieron J. Walsh (Sensation) directs the feature which is ...

Ifta Winners List

Winners in Bold Film As If I Am Not There - James Flynn & Nathalie Lichtenthaeler (Octagon Films) Perrier's Bounty - Alan Moloney (Parallel Films) Sensation - Katie Holly & Kieron J Walsh (Blinder ...

8th Annual Irish Film & Television Awards (Ifta) Winners

Bosnian war drama As If I Am Not There received three Ifta awards for Best Film, Director and Script for the film's Irish writer/director Juanita Wilson at tonight's Ifta awards, celebrating the Irish ...

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