Thursday 19th March

Film reviews

Brogen Hayes and Simon Maher review "The Gunman" and "A Second Chance"

Thursday 12th March

Film reviews

Chris Wasser and Sorcha Kenny review “Suite Francaise” and “Kajaki” 

Friday 6th March

30th anniversary of "The Breakfast Club"

Evelyn O’Rourke takes a look back at the iconic film, 30 years after it was released

Thursday 5th March

Film Reviews

Sinéad Gleeson and Stephen Boyd review three films out this week:  Julianne Moore’s Oscar winning performance as an Alzheimer’s sufferer in ‘Still Alice’; a true story of drugs, guns and government cover-ups in 'Kill the Messenger ' ; and the director of District 9 returns with a dystopian look at Robot Police in a future South Africa called 'Chappie'

Tuesday 3rd March

Mathieu Amalric

Rachel Breslin went to Cork to find out about the 26th Cork French Film Festival and to attend a masterclass run by the French actor and director Mathieu Amalric. He is best known for his roles in James Bond’s film 'Quantum of Solace'; Wes Anderson’s ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ and Julien Schnabel’s ‘The Diving Bell and the Butterfly’.

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Monday 2nd March

Julianne Moore

The feature film Still Alice sees Julianne Moore play Alice Howland - a respected professor of linguistics and happily married woman with three grown children. Her world changes fundamentally when she is diagnosed with early onset Alzheimers.  The role has earned Julianne Moore both an Oscar and a BAFTA.  We spoke to her before she won those awards

Friday 27th February

Leonard Nimoy RIP

Joe Griffin looks at the career of actor and director Leonard Nimoy, who died today

Thursday 26th February

Film reviews

Gavin Burke and Sarah Griffin review “The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel”, “Focus” and “The Boy Next Door”

Wednesday 25th February

Stephen Kijak, film-maker

Film-maker Stephen Kijak talks about his latest documentary “Show ‘Em What You’re Made Of”, a frank portrait of the American pop group The Backstreet Boys as they attempt to re-start their musical career

Tuesday 24th February

Wild Screen 2015

Louise Manifold and Katherine Waugh explain the concept behind the artistic/film-making initiative ‘Wild Screen’, a weekend of art films which have been inspired by the Connemara/west of Ireland landscape

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