Fun in the foul furrows of Triangle of Sadness

Director: Ruben Östlund Starring: Harris Dickinson, Charlbi Dean, Dolly De Leon, Zlatko Buric, Woody Harrelson Running Time: 149 minutes The ‘triangle of sadness’ gets a title drop early doors in Ruben Östlund’s latest satire. Journeyman male model Carl is asked to relax his while trying to book a job – his immediate financial security depends…

The French Film Festival brings that je ne sais quois to the IFI this November

The Irish Film Institute’s flagship festival of French cinema returns this November, with an extended tribute to Jean-Luc Godard a big part of the programming. The IFI French Film Festival 2022 will be taking place from November 16 – 27. Highlights in the programme for this year include Brother and Sister by modern favourite Arnaud Desplechin; Winter Boy by…

It’s she, Emily, she’s come home

Director: Frances O’Connor Starring: Emma Mackey, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Fionn Whitehead, Alexandra Dowling Running Time: 130 minutes The short life and enduring works of Emily Brontë make her an understandable target for biopic fare. Work backwards from Wuthering Heights and you can build the story as it suits, about women, about the authorship and ownership of…

Awash on Holy Island

Director: Robert Manson Starring: Connor Madden, Jeanne Nicole Ní Áinle, Dermot Murphy Running Time: 89 minutes When a film presents itself as more abstract and ambiguous, it could be considered a matter of good faith and good manners not to blithely assume that the interpretation you land on as a viewer is obviously and entirely…