Volta Pictures & BFI Distribution announce release of God’s Creatures in Ireland & UK

Volta Pictures & BFI Distribution announce release of God’s Creatures in Ireland & UK

A hotly-anticipated Irish story has been picked up for distribution on this side of the Atlantic. Volta Pictures will be bringing A24 flick God’s Creatures, featuring Ireland’s own Aisling Fraciosi and Paul Mescal, to Irish cinemas this Spring. Volta Pictures announced today that it is partnering with BFI Distribution to release the critically acclaimed God’s…

M3GAN is coded to blend horror and hilarity

M3GAN is coded to blend horror and hilarity

Director: Gerard Johnstone Starring: Allison Williams, Violet McGraw, Jenna Davis, Ronny Xin Yi Chieng Running Time: 102 minutes Director Gerard Johnstone was hand-picked by renowned horror producer James Wan to take the directorial wheel for M3GAN. This was based on the New Zealand filmmaker’s proven ability to blend elements of fright and fun in the…

They shouldn’t have sent a poet in Scott Cooper’s The Pale Blue Eye

They shouldn’t have sent a poet in Scott Cooper’s The Pale Blue Eye

Director: Scott Cooper  Starring: Christian Bale, Harry Melling, Gillian Anderson, Lucy Boynton, Toby Jones, Timothy Spall, Robert Duvall  Runtime: 128 minutes As the director who landed Jeff Bridges his long-overdue Academy Award, Scott Cooper has made a name for himself as a real ‘actor’s director’. Since Crazy Heart landed Cooper on the map, big stars have been…

Vicky Krieps shows the atrophy of royalty in Corsage

Vicky Krieps shows the atrophy of royalty in Corsage

Director: Marie Kreutzer Starring: Vicky Krieps, Florian Teichtmeister, Jeanne Werner Running Time: 112 minutes Most of us know well enough on this side of the Irish Sea that there’s something mortifying about monarchy, a stifling drag performance of power. Corsage literally opens with a royal struggling to breath under the weight of it all, Vicky…

Subjective Cinema at the Light House’s Rashomon Effect Season

Subjective Cinema at the Light House’s Rashomon Effect Season

A season of films that bring to mind the Rashomon Effect will be screening at the Smithfield cinema in January. At least, that’s the way they tell it. Akira Kurosawa’s hugely influential 1950 historical drama is returning to cinemas in January; an unconventional, interesting and radical film that has rippled out into many great films…