Life On The Road Is Tough For David Brent

Director: Ricky Gervais Starring: Ricky Gervais, Doc Brown, Tom Basden Running Time: 96 minutes It’s hard to say goodbye if you don’t leave and though David Brent has been laying low since the original version of The Office ended in 2003, so much of him is tied up in Ricky Gervais’ comedic persona that we’ve never really had time to…

Two More Irish Productions Selected For TIFF

Following on from the announcement last month that Irish films The Secret Scripture, Unless and Maudie as well as Northern Irish film The Journey were selected for the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival, it was announced today that two more Irish productions will be having their world premieres at TIFF. Irish film Without Name and the Irish co-production Forever Pure have joined the list of films chosen to be…

Bobby Sands 66 Days Breaks Box-Office Records

Following its release on Friday, Bobby Sands 66 Days has achieved the highest ever opening weekend at the Irish box office for a home made documentary and now holds the second highest opening weekend of all time for documentaries, with Fahrenheit 9/11 in the top spot for documentaries overall and last year’s Amy Winehouse documentary Amy just behind in third place.

The Best Big Screen Bakes From POW! Cake That!

Great cakes inspired by your favourite movies Everybody loves cake, that’s a fact. There are loads of great bakeries in Dublin, but POW! Cake That!  is one of the most unique bakers in the city. The cupcakes and celebration cakes of POW! Cake That! are inspired by all things nerdy, with something sweet and super cool looking for fans of…

GAZE 2016: Sarah Prefers To Run

Director: Chloé Robichaud Starring: Sophie Desmarais, Jean-Sébastien Courchesne, Geneviève Boivin-Roussy Running Time: 94 minutes The debut feature film of Quebecois writer-director Chloé Robichaud, Sarah Prefers To Run was screened at Cannes 2013 in the Un Certain Regard category, alongside the likes of The Bling Ring, Fruitvale Station and The Missing Picture. Though she is a gay filmmaker, it goes without saying that Robichaud is not at all obligated…

GAZE 2016: Strike A Pose

Directors: Ester Gould, Reijer Zwaan Featuring: Luis Camacho, Oliver Crumes, Salim Gauwloos, Jose Xtravaganza, Kevin Stea, Carlton Wilborn Running Time: 83 minutes It is always worth keeping in mind that despite depicting events that happened in reality, documentaries present a narrative like any other kind of film. At the time it was released, Madonna: Truth or Dare was the highest-grossing…