Praise the Lord with the Light House this April at their Paul Verhoeven Retrospective

Praise the Lord with the Light House this April at their Paul Verhoeven Retrospective

The latest film by cinema’s grandfathocateur Paul Verhoeven Benedetta will be arriving in Irish cinemas just in time for the Easter weekend, with an release on 15th April. In anticipation of the exciting and enlightening release, which tells the story of a 17th century nun, her rise to power and her romance with a fellow…

What Happened to Filmbase?

What Happened to Filmbase?

On 15th May 2018, Temple Bar-based resource centre Filmbase closed its doors for the last time. 4 years on, we look back at what happened to Filmbase. Music – ‘Wig Wam’ by SLVS – https://tinyurl.com/9zmk7tsz Buy Film In Dublin a ko-fi and support us to make more videos like this: https://ko-fi.com/prettydeadlyfilms Sources for this video:…

Happening; Harrowing & Humanising

Happening; Harrowing & Humanising

Director: Audrey Diwan Starring: Anamaria Vartolomei Runtime: 100 mins Happening (L’événement) is a French film adapted from Annie Ernaux’s autobiographical account of having an illegal abortion in the 1960s. Ernaux’s genuine experience gives this film the weight and depth required for such serious subject matter. In Happening, we meet Anne Duschene (played by Anamaria Vartolomei), a young college student…

Reykjavík is under siege in crime movie satire Cop Secret

Reykjavík is under siege in crime movie satire Cop Secret

Director: Hannes Þór Halldórsson Starring: Auðunn Blöndal, Egill Einarsson, Sverrir Þór Sverrisson Running Time: 98 minutes If there’s one thing you can say about Cop Secret with absolute certainty, it’s that it is the best movie to be made by a professional Icelandic goalkeeper… Ok – that’s a joke that I’m positive will have been made 100 times…

Red Rocket is fuelled by a sensational Simon Rex

Red Rocket is fuelled by a sensational Simon Rex

Director: Sean Baker Starring: Simon Rex, Bree Elrod, Suzanna Son, Brenda Deiss, Ethan Darbone, Judy Hill Running Time: 128 minutes What strikes you first about Red Rocket is its setting. Our story takes place amongst the luscious greens & scorched ambers of rural Texas now sadly littered with terrible infrastructure. The horizon is punctuated by cooling towers & smoke…

VMDIFF22 Preview, plus what we’ve been watching

VMDIFF22 Preview, plus what we’ve been watching

In this month’s video, Film In Dublin writers Jess Dunne, Ethan Shattock, Néil Rogers and Luke Dunne go through some of the new releases they watched recently, including:Licorice PizzaScream 5Boiling Point (reviewed by Ethan HERE) We look ahead to the upcoming Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival 2022, including some of the festival highlights, and…