Peter McGann, Natasha Waugh and Jonathan Hughes dig into the depths of La Tumba

Peter McGann, Natasha Waugh and Jonathan Hughes dig into the depths of La Tumba

In 2018, director Natasha Waugh and writer Jonathan Hughes worked together on short film Mother, an offbeat, darkly funny tale of a matriarchal kitchen appliance. Their latest film, La Tumba is similarly smart, taking what seems like a pure comedy premise and delivering a sincere, emotional story. Featuring lovely performances by the leads, Eloisa Etxebarria…

Cork International Film Festival kicks off this week

Cork International Film Festival kicks off this week

Over 80 Irish premieres will be taking place at Cork’s biggest film festival. CIFF 2022 begins this Thursday, with 200 films over 10 days. The latest films by Ireland’s own Frank Berry and Lorcan Finnegan are included in this year’s programme. Frank Berry’s Aisha will be kicking off the Festival this week on the 10th of November…

Wit, wonder and wordplay in The Peculiar Sensation of Being Pat Ingoldsby

Wit, wonder and wordplay in The Peculiar Sensation of Being Pat Ingoldsby

Director: Seamus Murphy Starring: Pat Ingoldsby Running Time: 96 minutes One of Dublin’s most recognisable faces gets a moment in the spotlight in The Peculiar Sensation of Being Pat Ingoldsby. The poet, a fixture on the streets of the city for decades, is interviewed along with close friends and family in Seamus Murphy’s documentary. It…

Fun in the foul furrows of Triangle of Sadness

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…