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    Film reviews

    Alice Butler and Chris Wasser review “Anomalisa”, “The Divergent Series: Allegiant” and “The Witch”

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    Michael Jackson, Motown and "Off The Wall"

    John Meagher looks at the career of Michael Jackson, as a new documentary from Spike Lee set to be released this year - “Michael Jackson’s Journey from Motown to Off the Wall”

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    Film reviews

    Ruth Barton and Paul Whitington review “Hail Caesar”, “Truth” and “Hitchcock/Truffaut”

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    Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin scores silent film "Irish Destiny"

    Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin talks about the inspiration (the Irish national anthem) for his soundtrack to 1926 silent film “Irish Destiny”; he’ll be performing it live at the Irish Film Institute this weekend

    Full details:   www.ifi.ie  

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    Review: video game "Far Cry Primal"

    Joe Griffin reviews the latest addition to the Far Cry video game series - “Far Cry Primal” takes players back to the year 10,000 BC

    Official website  http://far-cry.ubisoft.com/primal/en-us/home/

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    Success of Irish film in 2016

    James Hickey, Chief Executive of the Irish Film Board on the incredible success of Irish film-makers this year and future funding for the industry

    Official website:   www.irishfilmboard.ie    

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    Public interview with David Hare

    A public interview with acclaimed playwright/screenwriter David Hare who was a guest at this year's Dublin International Film Festival. A unique chance to hear this multi award-winning writer discuss the differences between writing for stage and screen and whether he was happy with his films like Damage, The Reader and The Hours

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    Film reviews

    Clara Rose Thornton and Stephen Boyd review “Secret In Their Eyes”, “The Truth Commissioner” and “The Propaganda Game”

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