Director: Alejandro G. Iñárritu Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Domhnall Gleeson Running Time: 156 minutes Alejandro González Iñárritu isn’t the first filmmaker to pit a hardworking actor against the forces of nature, the better to show the brutality and cold and unfeeling reality of yadda yadda yadda. But while others might regard the fatalistic and violent reality Iñárritu depicts…
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About Luke Dunne
Luke is a writer, film addict and Dublin native who loves how much there is for film fans in his home county. A former writer for FilmFixx and the Freakin' Awesome Network, he founded Film In Dublin to pursue his dual dreams of writing about film and never sleeping ever again.
The Danish Girl: Throw Back the Oscar Bait
Director: Tom Hooper Starring: Eddie Redmayne, Alicia Vikander Running Time: 119 minutes Occasionally, you just have to accept that certain things just aren’t for you, no matter how many acclaimed they are, no matter how many times their virtues are extolled in your general direction. With The Danish Girl, I think it’s time for me to accept that the…
What’s On This Week 18th-24th July
Every Monday, Film In Dublin brings you the highlights of the week ahead in Dublin cinemas. Festivals, screenings, premieres, quizzes or even a showing of some opera, get ready to fill up your day planners. You can’t do it all but with our guide you’ll never have nothing to do.
Welcome To Film In Dublin
On the 20th of December 1909, James Joyce opened the Volta Picture Theatre on Mary Street in Dublin, the first dedicated cinema in Ireland. Joyce’s love of European cinema was not shared by the average cinema-goer and he quickly grew disillusioned with the project, but it’s safe to say 107 years later that the people…
Brick By Brick: Breakdown Of A Cult Classic
Ten years ago, teen noir Brick was released theatrically in the US in just two cinemas, which may seem like an inauspicious debut, except the film had already won a Special Jury Prize for Originality of Vision at the 2005 Sundance Festival. ‘Originality of Vision’ is a good way to describe the film, which placed a hardboiled detective…
Hasbro Snaps Up Dublin Animation Studio
Congratulations are in order as it was announced last week that Hasbro, Inc has acquired Boulder Media, a multi-award winning Irish animation company based in Dublin.
Films On TV This Week
Film In Dublin goes through the TV guide to find the best films on Irish channels this week.
4 Films You Must Take Your Kids To See At The Light House
All summer long, the Light House Cinema is hosting Films You’d Love Your Kids To See, a selection of childhood favourites guaranteed to bring memories flooding back and get the nostalgia flowing. It’s a great opportunity to introduce a whole new generation to some cinematic classics on the big screen, and Film In Dublin has…
Happy Trails: Hans Gruber and the Greatest Villain in Action Movie History
The untimely loss of Alan Rickman to pancreatic cancer has cost us more performances from one of the acting world’s most dependable actors.
Don’t Miss The IFI Season Of Folk Horror
When every glance at the news these days reinforces that the nightmare that is real life has only just begun, the prospect of being sacrificed in a pagan ritual begins to look like a relative comfort. With that in mind, the Irish Film Institute is offering some escapism in the coming weeks with an exciting…