Arena With Seán Rocks

    Monday - Friday 7-8pm

    Film

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    Film reviews

    Sinead Gleeson and Laurence Mackin review the latest releases - "The Young & Prodigious TS Spivet", "Belle" and "The Food Guide To Love" 

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    Film reviews

    Sophie Gorman and Brian Lloyd review "22 Jump Street", "Grace of Monaco" and "Fruitvale Station"

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    Film reviews

    Roe McDermott and Simon Maher review new film releases - "Maleficent", "Jimmy's Hall" and "Edge of Tomorrow"  

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    Opera & film

    Diego Fasciati, executive producer with Rough Magic Theatre Company talks about the collaboration between composer Kurt Weill and playwright Bertold Brecht which resulted in 'The Threepenny Opera'. Tomorrow night the Irish Film Institute and the Goethe-Institut Irland will show the film version of the play  

    Full details at www.ifi.ie   

    Official website for Rough Magic Theatre Co: www.roughmagic.ie

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    End-of-the-world films

    John Byrne with a guide to the biggest end-of-the-world films as outlined in the book “World Gone Wild: A Survivor’s Guide To Post-Apocalyptic Movies” by David J Moore (published by Schiffer)

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    Film Reviews

    Sinead Ní Mhórdha and Darryl Jones review new films –  ‘Fading Gigolo’, 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' and 'Blended'   

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    Book review

    Joe Griffin reviews a biography of Charlie Chaplin by Peter Ackroyd (published by Chatto & Windus) 

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    Erik Poppe, film-maker

    the Norwegian film director Erik Poppe talks about his latest film “A Thousand Times Goodnight”, with Juliette Binoche as a war photographer and also starring Irish actors Maria Doyle Kennedy and Lauryn Canny

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