A24 and the Myth of the Indie Company

A24 are the New York based independent entertainment company who specialise in film production and distribution. Founded in 2012, A24 have shot...

Review: The Irishman

It’s really rather difficult to write a review of a Scorsese film. With Scorsese himself being seventy-six years old, you could certainly...

The Christmas Film Cash-Grab

Halloween is over, which means that Christmas is officially here (at least according to Dublin City Council, who...

Irish Indie Filmmaker Spotlight

Sam McGrath Irish film-maker and photographer Sam McGrath may not have made a feature film yet, but you have...

I’ve Never Actually Seen…Blade Runner

In all my years on this planet, I’ve missed out on quite a few classics that everyone else has seen and can’t...

Why Hollywood Gays Toe the Line

As we all know, Hollywood is very detached from the rest of the world, both as an industry and as a collection...

Horror Films: Cheap Thrills or True Cinema?

A lot of people disregard horror films as trash and indulgent algorithmic Hollywood mainstream slop from their ten-foot-high horse. It cannot be...

Review: Zombieland: Double Tap

10 years after the original film, Zombieland: Double Tap arrived in theatres Friday the 17th of October, just in time for Halloween,...

The Book Wasn’t Better: Why the TV series “Good Omens” is better than the book

I almost never find myself agreeing with anyone when they say that the film’s better than the book. In fact, I can’t...

Considering the Actor as Auteur

For the film scholars and avid readers of film theory among you, the mention of the film auteur is likely one of...

I’ve actually never seen: Fight Club

Fight Club – a cult classic. A movie that features on most entertainment media’s ‘Greatest Films of All Time’ lists. A film...

Reality Television: Trash, Guilty Pleasure, or Social Mirror?

Every summer, it rolls around. Maybe you wait for it. Maybe you know it’s coming. Maybe you try to forget, in the...

Remembering Agnès Varda

It’s difficult to articulate just how beloved prolific filmmaker Agnès Varda was. Varda’s death in March of this year left cinephiles around...

Review: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood- Tarantino Rewrites History, in the role of Brad Pitt’s Career

Aoife Mawn reviews Quentin Tarantino's ninth film, Once Upon A Time..In Hollywood

Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile is a masterclass in true crime

With true crime becoming the latest niche interest phenomenon thanks to Netflix documentaries and various podcasts, we have witnessed many a portrayal...

Avengers: Endgame is a supremely entertaining but forgettable three hours

Avengers: Endgame marks the end to an unprecedented twenty-two film franchise, the sprawling and varied Marvel Cinematic Universe. An ending to such...

Avengers: Endgame sees most of its plates still spinning by the credits

Ten years. Twenty-two films. An army of characters that outnumbers a pro-life march after its attendance figures have been inflated by RTÉ....