David Vann’s writing operates within a tradition of rural American writing notable in its refusal to po-facedly romanticise the rites and customs associated with the land.
While the talented cast certainly give it their best shot, the material simply does not reward their efforts. Mike and Dave need wedding dates.
Life on the Road resurrects everyone’s favourite (?) bozo David Brent and follows his attempts at breaking into the music industry.
A Date for Mad Mary makes the most of its Drogheda setting while remaining universal in its appeal.
Despite dividing itself between dual nostalgic depictions of 1930s Los Angeles and New York, Café Society nonetheless speaks to an altogether different ambivalence at the heart of Woody Allen’s filmmaking sensibility.
The two leads, Julieta young and old, tug at our heartstrings throughout. It’s a beautiful film about a messy life.
Suicide Squad limps from derivative set-piece to derivative set-piece until it not so much ends as just stops, mercifully.
Lights Out is naïve, uninformed and even irresponsible. Not enough thought went into this one.
Viva is an uplifting and gorgeously crafted film dealing with universal themes of family, love, passion and self-actualisation.
Spielberg’s fourth collaboration with Mark Rylance works superbly. His BFG is fearsome, vulnerable and ultimately lovable, as is this film that bears his initials.
It is incredibly difficult to watch this film without taking into account the fact that it was created for Pixar’s specific brand-demographic of Adult Baby.
A funny if somewhat repetitive take on the fragility of white-collar masculine identity.
Corsini’s film is stylish and bracing, intermingling the burgeoning romance between Carole and Delphine (and its accompanying challenges) with the fight for reproductive rights in ’70s France.
Vinterberg delivers an extremely affecting and somewhat unique emotional narrative, but in doing so sacrifices a great deal of depth…
Picking up halfway through the Enterprise’s legendary five year mission of exploration, the plot brings the crew into conflict with a warmongering alien race in a desolate corner of the galaxy.
Despite a completely bonkers final act that nearly redeems the whole thing, this ultimately has to be chalked down as another misfire from the Danish director.
Men & Chicken is essentially an x-rated Roald Dahl story, which is no bad thing, but by no means for the faint of heart.
Director Edmund Lynch’s new documentary film A Different Country will premiere later this month at GAZE International Film Festival, one of the largest LGBTQ film festivals in the world.
This month, one of the top 20 LGBT film festivals in the world is returning to Dublin: GAZE International LGBT Film Festival. Spanning from Thursday 28th July to Monday 1st August, the event takes place at Light House Cinema in Smithfield. Between Thursday and Monday, GAZE, which is run almost read more…