Tag Archive | Horror film

Film Review: Doctor Sleep

Film Review: Doctor Sleep

Frances Winston reviews this sequel to The Shining, starring Ewan McGregor Directed by: Mike Flanagan – Starring: Ewan McGregor, Rebecca Ferguson, Kyliegh Curran, Cliff Curtis Stephen King famously hates Stanley Kubrick’s adaptation of The Shining, so I wonder how he will feel about this interpretation of his sequel to his classic novel. Love it or […]

Film Review: Ready Or Not

Film Review: Ready Or Not

Review By Frances Winston Directed by: Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, Tyler Gillett – Starring: Samara Weaving, Adam Brody, Mark O’Brien, Henry Czerny, Andie MacDowell Many movies poke fun at the ‘in-laws’, and anyone who falls into that category has been the butt of jokes since the concept of marriage was invented. This takes the ‘joke’ to a […]

Irish horror ‘The Hole In The Ground’ to have World Premiere at Sundance Film Festival

Irish horror ‘The Hole In The Ground’ to have World Premiere at Sundance Film Festival

New Irish horror film, THE HOLE IN THE GROUND, directed by Lee Cronin, will have its World Premiere at the renowned Sundance Film Festival this January, ahead of its Irish cinema release in early 2019. The film is Cronin’s feature debut, which he co-wrote with Stephen Shields, and stars Séana Kerslake (A Date For Mad Mary), James […]

Film Review: The Lodgers

Film Review: The Lodgers

Frances Winston reviews this latest Irish gothic horror movie Directed by: Brian O’Malley – Starring: Charlotte Vega, Bill Milner, Eugene Simon, David Bradley, Deirdre O’Kane, Moe Dunford, Róisín Murphy Just in case the dark, foreboding poster hadn’t given it away, this is a gothic horror. That is something that Ireland does quite well, and the good […]

Irish horror film ‘The Cured’ to open in Irish cinemas 20th April

Irish horror film ‘The Cured’ to open in Irish cinemas 20th April

The smart and scary horror film, The Cured, starring Oscar-nominated Ellen Page (Juno, Inception) along with Irish acting talent Sam Keeley (Anthropoid, What Richard Did) and Tom Vaughan-Lawlor (The Infiltrator, Love/Hate) will open in Irish cinemas on Friday 20th April. The film, which is Irish writer/director, David Freyne’s feature debut, is set in the aftermath

Award-winning Irish gothic film The Lodgers to be in Irish cinemas on March 9th!

Award-winning Irish gothic film The Lodgers to be in Irish cinemas on March 9th!

The Lodgers, a gothic ghost story directed by award-winning filmmaker, Brian O’Malley, comes to Irish cinemas on March 9th 2018.  Written by musician and Professor of Gothic Literature, David Turpin, and produced by Julianne Forde and Ruth Treacy of Tailored Films, it was filmed in Loftus Hall in Wexford, widely recognised as the ‘most haunted house in Ireland’. […]

IFI: Horrorthon – A festival of horror films – October 26-30

IFI: Horrorthon – A festival of horror films – October 26-30

For those of you who love a good fright, the Irish Film Institute will be presenting its yearly festival of frights, Horrorthon. Ireland’s biggest horror festival is back for what promises to be a landmark year. From October 26th to 30th 2017, they will present 34 feature films, many of which will be receiving their […]