3.0On The Ball

Street Leagues

In recent years, Ireland has seen a surge of homeless people. They have become victims to drink, drugs and other social problems. However, there is a light at the end of the tunnel. Sean Kavanagh set up the Street Leagues programme to give homeless Irish peopl...

Four Irish documentaries Get On Demand Release

Today BREAK OUT PICTURES announced the on-demand release of four critically acclaimed Irish documentaries. AN ENGINEER IMAGINES, WHEN ALL IS RUIN ONCE AGAIN, THE MAN WHO WANTED TO FLY and LOSING ALASKA will ...

PHIL LYNOTT movie secures cinema release

The boys are back in town! With Irish cinemas announcing a reopening date for July 20th studios can start to make plans to release brand new films to the Irish market. Break Out Pictures were first with their e...

AMY – Behind the Scenes with director Asif Kapadia

Charting the soulful rise and slippery, slovenly fall of Amy Winehouse, Asif Kapadia has created a heart-breaking torch ballad of a documentary. The only person who doesn’t like it is Amy’s pop. As with his incredible 2010 documentary SENNA - which jigsawed...
5.0Truly remarkable

Three Identical Strangers

Three Identical Strangers (UK / 12A / 96 mins)   In short: Truly remarkable   Directed by Tim Wardle. Starring Bobby Shafran, David Kellman, Eddy Galland.   The Plot: New York, 1980. 19-year-old Bobby Shafran joins a community college, whereupon many peo...

Behind The Scenes on the Katie Taylor film

New film KATIE intimately follows Irish boxer Katie Taylor as she attempts to rebuild her career after a year of turmoil threatened to derail her career. We caught up with director Ross Whitaker to chat about t...
3.0Lacks edge

Fahrenheit 11/9

Fahrenheit 11/9 (USA / 15A / 128 mins) In Short: Lacks edge Directed by Michael Moore. Starring Michael Moore, Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama. The Plot: In his own state of the nation addr...
4.0Raw and honest

Whitney

Whitney (UK / USA / 15A / 120 mins)   In short: Raw and honest   Directed by Kevin Macdonald. Starring Whitney Houston, Bobby Brown, Bobbi Cristina Brown, Cissy Houston, Robyn Crawford.   The Plot: In this wide-ranging documentary, director Kevin Macdona...
3.5Insightful

A Cambodian Spring

A Cambodian Spring (UK / Cambodia / 15A / 126 mins) In short: Insightful  Directed by Christopher Kelly. Starring Venerable Luon Savath, Toul Srey Pov, Tep Vanny.   The Plot: In this observational documenta...

MAKING THE GRADE – Interview with director Ken Wardrop

The Irish director behind 2009's hit documentary 'His & Hers' is back, inviting us into the world of the piano lesson. The movie follows  teachers and students throughout Ireland as they prepare for their musical exams. Congratulations on Making The...