Film

Friday 24th March

"Is It About A Bicycle? - Humour, Media and the Mechanics of the Avant-Garde", curated by Mark Toscano

Mark Toscano chats about his work as a film conservationist, he has curated “Is It About A Bicycle? - Humour, Media and the Mechanics of the Avant-Garde” to showcase the humour in ...

Thursday 23rd March

Film reviews

Brogen Hayes and Simon Maher review "The Secret Scripture", "The Lost City of Z" and "Life"

Tuesday 21st March

"Free Fire", directed by Ben Wheatley and starring Cillian Murphy

Abie Philbin Bowman spoke to director Ben Wheatley and actor Cillian Murphy about their new film "Free Fire"  

Thursday 16th March

Film reviews

Arlene Hunt and Hilary White review "Beauty & The Beast", "Personal Shopper" and "The Salesman"  

Wednesday 15th March

Creating a score for a classic Japanese silent film

Matthew Nolan chats about creating a new score for "A Page of Madness", a classic Japanese silent film about a retired sailor who takes the job of janitor in an ...

"The Secret Scripture", starring Eric Bana

Eric Bana talks about his role as Dr William Grene in the upcoming Jim Sheridan film "The Secret Scripture", based on the Sebastian Barry novel  

Thursday 9th March

Film reviews

Sarah Griffin and Justin MacGregor review "Kong: Skull Island" and "Elle"

Wednesday 8th March

King Kong on screen

Chris Wasser with a history of King Kong on screen

Tuesday 7th March

"Peripheral Visions: John T Davis, A Retrospective" at the IFI

Northern Irish film-maker/musician John T Davis who is the subject of a film retrospective at the IFI; he chats about his documentaries exploring the punk scene in Northern Ireland in ...

Friday 3rd March

"Alice Neel: Dr Jekyll and Mrs Hyde", a documentary by BBC1 Imagine

Cristín Leach reviews the BBC1 Imagine documentary "Dr Jekyll and Mrs Hyde", a look at the life and career of American figurative portrait painter Alice Neel, made by her grandson ...

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