Paul Duane gives all you need to know on All You Need Is Death

Paul Duane gives all you need to know on All You Need Is Death

Festivals like the Cork International Film Festival, which kicks off this week, are a fantastic avenue for unique storytelling from passionate filmmakers. One of Ireland’s own, Paul Duane is a filmmaker who has always been drawn to unique stories, including following KLF in What Time Is Death?, and the artistic efforts of Bill Drummond in…

The IFI Horrorthon brings a frighteningly fresh selection this Halloween season

The IFI Horrorthon brings a frighteningly fresh selection this Halloween season

This year’s IFI Horrorthon once again celebrates the most deliciously dark treats to have surfaced in the genre over the last twelve months. As always, the Horrorthon collates some of the best new work, Irish and international, to have appeared on the festival circuit, presenting these titles alongside previews of the most anticipated upcoming releases.  This year’s…

New horror by Aislinn Clarke begins filming in Louth

New horror by Aislinn Clarke begins filming in Louth

A new Irish feature film FRÉWAKA (from the Irish word Fréamhacha, meaning Roots) is beginning production in Ravensdale, Co. Louth, Ireland today, Monday 22nd May. Written and directed by Aislinn Clarke, the horror film stars Clare Monnelly (Doineann, Moone Boy), IFTA-winner Bríd Ní Neachtain (Best Actress Film 2023 for Rosie and Frank) and Ukrainian actress Alexandra Bystrzhitskaya…

A bloody good time with Evil Dead Rise

A bloody good time with Evil Dead Rise

Director: Lee Cronin Starring: Alyssa Sutherland, Lily Sullivan, Morgan Davies, Gabrielle Echols, Nell Fisher Running Time: 97 minutes Taking over a horror franchise is no tall order. The pressure, the expectations and the potential pitfalls could understandably make a young director nervous, stepping in to look after somebody else’s baby. Like Craven to Nightmare and…

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…