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Kavanagh - "I also wanted to make a love letter to some of the films that terrified me as a child, to make a film that was almost self-aware in regards to it being a horror film"

Tuesday 12 May 2015

Interview: The Canal director Ivan Kavanagh

With his new Irish horror The Canal out now in cinemas, writer-director Ivan Kavanagh tells TEN's Harry Guerin about bringing the scares to the screen.

  • Cruising for a brogue bruising

    Shamrocks, Semtex and Shelliaghs

    As we hurtle toward another St Patrick's Day, Alan Corr rounds up the very worst and the very best attempts at an Irish accent on the big screen. Begorra and, indeed, begosh!

  • Salmon angler Alan Nolan on the River Lee.

    River Runner: The River Lee and the Wild Atlantic Salmon

    Filmed over two years, Declan O'Mahony's film, River Runner, uncovers disturbing truths about the River Lee, whose eco-system has been seriously damaged since two ESB dams went into operation in the late 1950s. Paddy Kehoe reports.

  • Colin Firth

    Watch! Colin Firth on new movie Kingsman

    Kingsman: The Secret Service is in cinemas now, RTÉ TEN caught up with Colin Firth to find out what the movie is all about.

  • Oscar Isaac as Abel Morales in A Most Violent Year

    Oscar Isaac on A Most Violent Year

    With A Most Violent Year opening in cinemas this Friday, star Oscar Isaac tells TEN's Harry Guerin about his powerhouse performance opposite friend and former classmate Jessica Chastain in the JC Chandor-directed thriller.

  • See you in the queue in 2015

    The TEN Team's Films of 2014

    Once again, the boxes have been opened, the votes have been counted and the falling-outs have been averted. We hope. Anyway, here's what we loved about 2014. And thanks to you, as always, for reading!

  • Keith Walsh and Jill Beardsworth filming in the Golan Heights

    Apples of the Golan

    Keith Walsh and Jill Beardsworth, two Irish film-makers, spent four years in the village Majdal Shams in the Israeli-occupied, Syrian Golan Heights to make Apples of the Golan. Paddy Kehoe talked to the film-makers.

  • Phoebe Fox in The Woman in Black: Angel of Death

    The Woman in Black's Phoebe Fox

    With The Woman in Black: Angel of Death in cinemas from January 1, star Phoebe Fox tells TEN's Harry Guerin about playing troubled hero Eve in the World War II-set follow-up to the box office hit.

  • Morten Tyldum

    Bletchley Park and after

    Paddy Kehoe talks to Morten Tyldum, director of The Imitation Game, which is based on the tragic life of Alan Turing,the mathematician and cryptanalyst who broke the Nazis' Enigma code.. Turing, played by Benedict Cumberbatch.