Film

Wednesday 24th May

Fastnet Film Festival 2017

Maurice Seezer and Gwenda Young who are both programming works in the Fastnet Film Festival in Cork which opens tonight Full details:   www.fastnetfilmfestival.com 

Tuesday 23rd May

Arts News - Roger Moore RIP

Michael Doherty remembers the screen career of Roger Moore, whose death was announced today

"Paula", a BBC series written by Conor McPherson

Denise Gough talks about playing the lead role in "Paula", a new 3-part BBC thriller written by Irish playwright Conor McPherson  

Thursday 18th May

Film reviews

Diane Negra and Chris Wasser review "King Arthur:Legend of the Sword" and "Snatched"

Monday 15th May

40th anniversary of the original Star Wars film

Harvey O’Brien marks the 40th anniversary of the release of "Star Wars", the 1977 original and the first in an ongoing series

Friday 12th May

Review: "Neverthless", a memoir by Alec Baldwin

Susanne Colleary reviews "Neverthless", a memoir by Alec Baldwin (published by Harper)

Thursday 11th May

Film reviews

Sarah Griffin and Gavin Burke review "Alien: Covenant" and "Miss Sloane"

Tuesday 9th May

"Miss Sloane" director John Madden

British director John Madden talks about his latest film "Miss Sloane", a political thriller set in the world of Washington lobbyists

Monday 8th May

30th anniversary of "Withnail and I"

Siobhan Kane looks at what makes "Withnail and I" such a cult film, 30 years after it was released  

Friday 5th May

"Barbarella" at the inaugural Dublin Sci-Fi Film Festival

To mark the first Dublin Sci-Fi Film Festival this weekend, Ruth Barton looks at one of the films screening, the 1968 film "Barbarella" starring Jane Fonda Full festival details:   www.dublinscifi.com

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