The Film Network, a two-day conference packed with talks, meet & greets and sessions from Ireland’s most talented in the film industry is back, courtesy of Trinity’s DU Film Society. The conference begins on the evening of Friday 19 January … Continue reading DU Film’s The Film Network is back and bigger than ever! For all those eager to learn the tricks of the trade, the award-winning conference looks to be a promising and informative weekend.
(Robyn Mitchell) (Sophia McDonald) (Hiram Harrington) (Eleanor Brayden) Continue reading A Dublin Christmas: Part Two Photography Editor, Robyn Mitchell compiles a series of photographs that depict Dublin in all its festive glory.
With Christmas just around the corner, Dublin is transforming. Over the last few weeks lights have been strung up all over the place from Grafton Street to Henry Street and towering evergreen trees have decorated well-known spots such as St. … Continue reading A Dublin Christmas: Part One Photography Editor, Robyn Mitchell, compiles a series of photographs that depict Dublin in its most festive moments.
●●●○○ ‘Surprisingly pleasant’ is how I would sum up the overall experience of watching Justice League. Predictably action packed, a lot of awkward sexual tension and plenty of great CGI-aided violence. For superhero fans, Justice League ticks many of the … Continue reading A Big-Budget Descent into Mayhem: “Justice League” Entertaining, fast-paced, expensive and predictable.
●●○○○ I am disappointed to report that George Clooney’s latest foray into directing has proven a flop, to say the least. With a disjointed plot, and an unsatisfactory commentary on racism in late 1950s America, Suburbicon leaves much to be … Continue reading ‘Suburbicon’ Should Have Stayed in the Past George Clooney’s latest foray into directing has proven a flop.
Horror films are a strange phenomenon, aren’t they? Why on earth would anyone spend an hour or so of their life watching a film with the express intention of making themselves terrified? From its emergence in the 1890s, the horror … Continue reading The Evolution of Horror Films Why we love to be scared.
The much revered It has finally hit cinemas and you’re guaranteed to be in for a scare. It has been 27 years since director Tommy Lee Wallace’s mini-series take on Stephen King’s classic horror novel It, Andrés Muschietti has done … Continue reading IT: Review No Clowning Around in IT
We’re back to hook you up with the best Netflix viewing this August. Instead of compulsively refreshing Instagram and brooding over everyone you know drinking umbrella cocktails in some tropical paradise, tune in and veg out with TN2, with our … Continue reading Netflix: What To Watch – August
Today marks the start of GAZE Dublin’s 25th LGBT film festival. The best contemporary LGBT films will be celebrated at the Light House Cinema in Smithfield this bank holiday weekend. The programme will include documentaries, discussions and retrospective screenings. The … Continue reading GAZE LGBT Film Festival Dublin Queer cinema is at home in Dublin in this look at the programme for 2017
●●●●● Dunkirk is director Christopher Nolan’s extraordinary Warner Brothers feature depicting the historic WWII mass evacuation of 338,286 British troops from Dunkirk beach. A near impossible feat with Nazi planes providing constant bombing and the presence of a Nazi army … Continue reading Dunkirk – review
The famous Irish TV comedy Damo & Ivor will become a full feature film in 2018! Wildcard Distribution will be bringing the comedy Damo & Ivor The Movie to Irish cinemas next year. Production of the film is starting this … Continue reading Irish TV comedy “Damo & Ivor” comes to the big screen
Channel 4’s The Virtues; an Irish drama coming soon. The four greats from This is England; director Shane Meadows, screenwriter Jack Thorne and actors Helen Behan and Stephen Graham, are collaborating once again for The Virtues. The Virtues is … Continue reading This is England reunites for new Irish Drama, The Virtues