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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Friday 20th February

Essay: re-making classic films

Joe Griffin with an essay contemplating who might play the lead in the remake of the film “Indiana Jones”

Thursday 19th February

Film reviews

Diane Negra and Rob Doyle review “Cake”, “Blackhat” and “The Duke of Burgundy”

Wednesday 18th February

2015 Academy Awards

Joe Griffin previews the contenders in the running for this year's Academy Awards

Tuesday 17th February

"Lost Themes" by John Carpenter

Harvey O’Brien on the album “Lost Themes” by legendary horror director John Carpenter, film themes he composed but never used

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Making music video for "Sledgehammer" by Peter Gabriel

Peter Lord of Aardman Animation Studios explains how they made the music video for “Sledgehammer” by Peter Gabriel in 1987

Thursday 12th February

Film reviews

Arlene Hunt and Brian Lloyd review “Fifty Shades of Grey” and “Love Is Strange”

Monday 9th February

40th anniversary of "Barry Lyndon"

Harvey O’Brien reviews the Stanley Kubrick film “Barry Lyndon” as the IFI mark its 40th anniversary

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