Arena With Seán Rocks

    Monday - Friday 7-8pm

    Film

    Listen

    Paul O'Brien, director of "Staid"

    Writer/director Paul O’Brien talks about his debut film “Staid” which follows the lives of four characters in a small town in Wexford; he wrote it as a play 15 years ago but is now showing as part of the Dublin International Film Festival

    Further details:  www.diff.ie 

    Listen

    “Fís na Fuiseoige”, a documentary by Aodh Ó Coileáin

    Aodh Ó Coileáin, director of Irish-language documentary “Fís na Fuiseoige” which looks at how Irish place names reflect our sense of identity through poetry and folklore; it is showing at the Audi Dublin International Film Festival

    Further details:  www.diff.ie

    Listen

    Film reviews

    Sorcha Kenny and Hilary Adam White review “Triple 9”, “Chronic”, “The Finest Hours” and “Bone Tomahawk”

    Listen

    Mary Mapes and the film "Truth"

    Abie Philbin Bowman spoke to the real Mary Mapes about her depiction in the film “Truth”; she was the producer of Dan Rather’s “60 Minutes” which alleged George W Bush used family connections to avoid the Vietnam draft

    Listen

    “We Are Moving – Memories of Miss Moriarty”, a documentary by Claire Dix

    Film director Claire Dix chats about the subject of her documentary “We Are Moving – Memories of Miss Moriarty” - Joan Denise Moriarty was the owner of a dance school in Cork in the 1930’s who spent four decades promoting ballet in Ireland; it is showing next week at the Audi Dublin International Film Festival

    Further details:  www.diff.ie 

    Official website:   www.clairedix.net  

    Listen

    Film reviews

    Brogen Hayes and Joe Griffin review “Zoolander 2”, “Concussion”, “Deadpool” and “A Bigger Splash” 

    Listen

    Point Break, 1991 vs 2016

    Stephen Boyd compares the original 1991 film “Point Break” (with Keanu Reeves and Patrick Swayze) with the 2016 version starring Luke Bracey and Ray Winstone

    Arena With Seán Rocks

    Latest Show

    Arena With Seán Rocks on Twitter

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

    Schedule Open Schedule