Monday 31st August

Wes Craven, RIP

Horror writer/broadcaster Kim Newman with a profile of the horror film-maker Wes Craven who died yesterday

Mamie Gummer, actress

Actress Mamie Gummer talks about playing opposite her mother Meryl Streep in the new film “Ricki & The Flash” 

Thursday 27th August

Film reviews

Clara Rose Thornton and Justin McGregor review “Straight Outta Compton”, “Miss Julie” and “45 Years”

Wednesday 26th August

"Brief Encounter"

Ruth Barton looks back at the classic David Lean romantic drama “Brief Encounter” which is being screened at the National Concert Hall with a live score by the RTÉ Concert Orchestra

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Tuesday 25th August

Charlotte Rampling and Tom Courtenay, stars of "45 Years"

Charlotte Rampling and Tom Courtenay talk about their roles in the new film “45 Years”

Thursday 20th August

Film reviews

Sorcha Kenny and Gavin Burke review “Paper Towns”, “The Wolfpack” and “Theeb”

Monday 17th August

Tadhg O'Sullivan, director of "The Great Wall"

Tadhg O’Sullivan explains why he chose to make “The Great Wall”, a documentary about the various walls and enclosures that are going up in countries all around Europe

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Friday 14th August

Essay: David Jarman

David Turpin with an essay remembering the late film-maker Derek Jarman

Thursday 13th August

Film reviews

Brian Lloyd and Eithne Shortall review “Trainwreck”, “The Man From UNCLE” and “Precinct Seven Five”

Tuesday 11th August

Most memorable baddies in horror film

Chris Wasser looks at some of the best remembered/most iconic horror film baddies



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