Julieta Is An In-Depth Dive Into Guilt

Director: Pedro Almodóvar Starring: Emma Suarez, Adriana Ugarte Running Time: 96 minutes In Julieta, the latest film from prolific Spanish director Pedro Almodóvar, guilt casts a cloud over everything. It dooms relationships from the beginning, causes dramatic upheavals and deep denials and causes rifts between mother and daughter that neither fully understand until its years too late. Adapting three short stories from…

Fingal Film Festival Schedule has arrived

The Fingal Film Festival was launched in September of 2012 and has run every year since. The festival endeavours to place a spotlight on local independent filmmaking by screening locally produced films, running workshops with some industry bigshots and celebrating the diversity of cinema by screening some national and foreign films. The schedule for this…

My Best Friend’s Birthday is the Tarantino Blueprint

Quentin Tarantino’s first film My Best Friend’s Birthday serves as a concentrated outline of the successful career he would go on to have. It’s episodic structure, hyperactive dialogue and great soundtrack are all distinctly Tarantino. Strangely, despite the fact that the director’s ventures into acting are notoriously lacking, Tarantino’s acting in his flagship film is actually a…

Brooks Hotel Screens Bill Cunningham New York In Style

In association with Dublin Fashion Festival, Brooks hotel is screening Richard Press’ documentary Bill Cunningham New York. Bill Cunningham is a fashion photographer, but unlike most he makes the streets of New York his studio, choosing to document street fashion above all else. Not much is known about the man behind the camera and this film…

These Fan Posters Of Quentin Tarantino Movies Are Too Deadly

If there’s one thing that Quentin Tarantino is known for (apart from his love of feet), it’s his ability to craft unforgettable imagery. Whether it’s a blood-splattered tableau or dancing in a diner, Tarantino and his cinematographers are always guaranteed to come together and make beautiful images that linger long in the memory. What’s more,…

Never Stop Never Stopping Takes Popstar Mockery Up To 11

Director: Akiva Schaffer, Jorma Taccone Starring: Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer, Jorma Taccone Runtime: 87 minutes Its almost impossible for Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping to avoid comparisons with This Is Spinal Tap, the benchmark of musical mockumentary. When Spinal Tap was shown to the kind of rock stars it was lampooning, they sat stone-faced, with…