Tag Archive | Irish Film

Irish film The Hole In The Ground gets critical acclaim after Sundance Festival

Irish film The Hole In The Ground gets critical acclaim after Sundance Festival

Irish filmmaker, Lee Cronin’s feature debut, The Hole In The Ground, premiered at the renowned Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, over the weekend, where it was met with overwhelmingly positive reactions from critics and audiences alike. Starring Seána Kerslake (A Date For Mad Mary), James Quinn Markey (Vikings), James Cosmo (T2 Trainspotting), Simone […]

Film Review: Irish Film Cellar Door

Film Review: Irish Film Cellar Door

Frances Winston reviews Cellar Door, an Irish film set in a mother-and-baby home situation  Directed by: Viko Nikci – Starring: Karen Hassan, Catherine Walker, Mark O’Halloran In a week that sees many big-budget, and award-contending movies released comes this Irish offering from writer/director, Viko Nikci. This initially premiered at the Galway Film Fleadh, and is […]

Irish supernatural comedy EXTRA ORDINARY – World Premiere at SXSW

Irish supernatural comedy EXTRA ORDINARY – World Premiere at SXSW

Irish supernatural comedy EXTRA ORDINARY, starring comedian/writer/actress Maeve Higgins (Naked Camera, Inside Amy Schumer), Barry Ward (Jimmy’s Hall, MAZE), Will Forte (Nebraska, Run & Jump), and Claudia O’Doherty (Trainwreck, Love, Inside Amy Schumer) will have its world premiere at the SXSW Film Festival in the US in March, where it has been officially selected for Narrative Spotlight.   The debut […]

Irish Film: Smash-hit BLACK 47 now available on DVD and Blu-Ray

Irish Film: Smash-hit BLACK 47 now available on DVD and Blu-Ray

The Irish box office smash, and must-see film of 2018, Black 47, is available to own on DVD and Blu-Ray.  The critically acclaimed feature, directed by Lance Daly, is the top-grossing Irish film of 2018.  The DVD and Blu-Ray are now on sale in outlets across Ireland, including Tesco, Easons, SuperValu, Tower, Irish Film Institute, and Golden Discs. […]

New Irish Documentary ‘Under The Clock’ In Cinemas 5th October!

New Irish Documentary ‘Under The Clock’ In Cinemas 5th October!

New Irish film, Under The Clock, directed by Colm Nicell of Snackbox Films, is a heartwarming documentary that tells the story of a whole generation of people whose relationships started under one of Ireland’s most iconic landmarks, Clerys clock. The film features interviews with people who arranged to meet under Clery’s clock, “where many a romance started” […]

‘Black 47’ is the number 1 Irish film at the box office this year

‘Black 47’ is the number 1 Irish film at the box office this year

The critically acclaimed BLACK 47 has achieved the highest opening for an Irish film in Ireland since John Crowley’s Oscar-nominated Brooklyn in 2015. Black 47 is set during the Great Irish Famine, and stars Hugo Weaving (Hacksaw Ridge, The Lord of the Rings, The Matrix), Jim Broadbent (Oscar®winner for Iris) and the prolific Irish screen and […]

Irish Film BLACK 47 To Have US Release (Trailer Below)

Irish Film BLACK 47 To Have US Release (Trailer Below)

US distributors, IFC Films, have signed a deal to roll out Lance Daly’s Black 47 in the US, with a release date scheduled for 28 September.  Black 47 is now set to be released in Ireland, the UK, and America in September, with the film opening in over 100 Irish cinemas on September 5, marking the widest release ever […]