Film

Friday 18th December

Nick Read, director of "Bolshoi Babylon"

Nick Read, director of the documentary “Bolshoi Babylon” which tells the story of the drama, backstage fighting and intrigue in the Bolshoi Ballet company that culminated in an acid attack on artistic director Sergei Filin in 2013

Thursday 17th December

Film reviews

Brogen Hayes and Stephen Boyd review “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” and “Sisters”

"Making A Murderer" on Netflix

Abie Philbin Bowman explains the story of the wrongful conviction of Steven Avery, the subject of the first of a new true-crime documentary series on Netflix - “Making A Murderer”

Full details:  https://pr.netflix.com/WebClient/getNewsSummary.do?newsId=2772

Wednesday 16th December

Christmas television recommendations

Alan Corr and Arlene Hunt with a preview of what’s good on television over Christmas/New Year

Friday 11th December

The history of "Star Wars", the movie franchise

A special looking at the history and legacy of the “Star Wars” movie franchise with Harvey O’Brien, Sinead Gleeson, Joe Griffin, Maura McHugh, conductor John Wilson and actor John Boyega

Thursday 10th December

Film reviews

Joe Griffin and Clara Rose Thornton review “By The Sea” and “Grandma”

Tuesday 8th December

New documentary "Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict"

Declan Long reviews a new documentary “Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict” looking at the personal life of one of the great contemporary art collectors of the 20th century

Screening details:   www.ifi.ie 

Thursday 3rd December

Film reviews

Sorcha Kenny and Justin MacGregor review “Victor Frankenstein”, “Christmas With The Coopers” and “Sunset Song”

Wednesday 2nd December

Review: "Rainbow Six Siege" video game

Joe Griffin reviews “Rainbow Six Siege”, the latest video game from the Tom Clancy studio which is based on real counter-terrorism operations by the FBI

Thursday 26th November

Film reviews

Arlene Hunt and Chris Wasser review “Bridge Of Spies”, “Black Mass” and “Carol”

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