The Brooks Hotel Hosts A Conversation With Aisling Walsh

A Masterclass in directing comes to the Brooks Hotel on Drury Street next Monday, courtesy if the Women in Film and Television Ireland and the director Aisling Walsh. Following her latest film Maudie‘s showings at the Toronto Film Festival and ADIFF 2017, Walsh will be talking about directing and writing for the screen from 6-9pm next…

It’s Devils That Are Dealt With In Alien: Covenant

Director: Ridley Scott Starring: Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, Danny McBride Running Time: 123 minutes Almost forty years ago now, the minds of Dan O’Bannon and the then up-and-coming director Ridley Scott crossed with the cold and violently Freudian imagery of H.R. Giger and created Alien. A massive hit, Alien took the science-fiction adventure dreams that were launched in viewers two years earlier by Star…

The Captivating Lady Macbeth Brings Russian Misery to the English Moors

Director: William Oldroyd Starring: Florence Pugh, Cosmo Jarvis, Naomi Ackie, Christopher Fairbank, Paul Hilton Running Time: 89 minutes It can tend to get a bit grim in the English countryside. The foggy fields suggest a certain emptiness, a setting where taciturn people keep secrets from each other until either their passions suddenly ignite or they…

Direct Line With Dermot Malone

In Direct Line, Film In Dublin cuts to the chase, asking 20 questions of Ireland’s directors to get a brief look into their outlooks, influences and inspirations. You may not be familiar with the name Dermot Malone, but chances are you’ve seen some of what the director has done in the last few years. A…

Korean Film Festival Ireland Returns In June

Hosted by the Embassy for the Republic of Korea, the Korean Film Festival: Ireland is a cultural celebration of Korea through the nation’s cinema. The festival returns to the Light House Cinema from June 8th-10th and provides the opportunity to see films from one of the leading nations in international cinema for free.

Movie Memories: Rick O’Shea on Dublin’s long-gone cinemas and bad book adaptations

Rick O’Shea is a familiar name to anyone regularly tuned into the Irish airwaves. A radio presenter with RTÉ 2FM since 2001, Rick also regularly introduces movie premieres in Dublin and has conducted public interviews at the Dublin International Film Festival for the last few years with the likes of Richard Dreyfus, Danny DeVito, Michael Madsen…