Rialto – Interview with writer Mark O’Halloran

'Rialto' is a new Irish movie, written by Mark O'Halloran (Adam & Paul, Garage). It is set in contemporary Dublin and explores the life of the quiet family man Colm. On the surface, everything is good. Colm...

1000’s Of Irish Film Rentals Up For Grabs

We're big fans of Irish video on demand platform VOLTA, they are the first independent Irish video on demand platform that provides cinema lovers with the opportunity to watch the widest selection of Irish film...

INTERVIEW with Antonia Campbell Hughes for The Uncertain Kingdom

'The Uncertain Kingdom' is a ground-breaking anthology of twenty-short films from twenty diverse directors offering a unique portrait of the nation today. Subjects explored in the film include climate change, cultural identity, migration, disability, homelessn...

INTERVIEW – Mark O’Halloran talks CELLAR DOOR

Proving that there’s nothing scarier than a reassuring Irish priest in Viko Nikci’s Cellar Door, MARK O’HALLORAN talks to Paul Byrne about Irish film, serving the story, and the greatness of Adam & Paul. ...

COMPETITION – Win tickets to a screening of CELLAR DOOR

We have tickets to a Gala screening of new Irish movie CELLAR DOOR to giveaway. The Gala screening, with drinks reception takes place on the 16th January in  Cineworld with cast in attendance and Jim Sheridan is introducing the film. Keep reading for your chan...
4.0Worth remembering

Cellar Door

Cellar Door (Ireland / 15A / 90 mins) In short: Worth remembering Directed by Viko Nikci. Starring Karen Hassan, Catherine Walker, Mark O'Halloran, Ian McElhinney.  The Plot: Aidie (Karen Hassan) is a young ...
4.0Bleedin Deadly

Dublin Old School

Dublin Oldschool (Ireland / 16 / 95 mins)  In short: Bleedin’ deadly Directed by Dave Tynan. Starring Emmet Kirwan, Ian Lloyd Anderson, Seana Kerslake, Sarah Greene, Ciaran Grace, Mark O'Halloran.   The Plot: Thirtysomething Jason (Emmet Kirwan) works in...

HALAL DADDY – Behind The Scenes Featurette

‘Halal Daddy’ is the new culture clash comedy from Irish director Conor McDermottroe, it’s a classic fish out of water story about a British-Indian Muslim called Raghdan, who moves to the west coast of Ireland ...

HALAL DADDY – Interview with Mark O’Halloran

‘Halal Daddy’ is the new culture clash comedy from Irish director Conor McDermottroe, it’s a classic fish out of water story about a British-Indian Muslim called Raghdan, who moves to the west coast of Ireland ...

Watch An Exclusive Clip From New Irish Comedy HALAL DADDY

A new clip for Conor McDermottroe’s culture-clash comedy hitting Irish cinemas June 30th. Raghdan Aziz, a young man of British-Indian Muslim heritage, is happy in his new home on the west coast of Ireland. This beach-fronted retreat is the perfect getaw...

Win VIVA on DVD

Set amongst the colourful Cuban drag queen scene, VIVA is the latest movie from Paddy Breathnach, the Irish director behind ‘Man About Dog’ & ‘I Went Down’ and features a script from Irish writer Mark O’Hal...

Reviews – New movies opening August 19th 2016

MOVIES.IE'S ONE TO WATCH! VIVA (Ireland/Cuba/15A/99mins) Directed by Paddy Breathnach. Starring Hector Medina, Jorge Perugorria, Luis Alberto Garcia, Laura Aleman, Luis Manuel Alvarez, Mark O’Halloran. THE PLOT: Almost making a living by cutting old ladies ...
4.0seductive and satisfying

Viva

MOVIES.IE'S ONE TO WATCH! VIVA (Ireland/Cuba/15A/99mins) Directed by Paddy Breathnach. Starring Hector Medina, Jorge Perugorria, Luis Alberto Garcia, Laura Aleman, Luis Manuel Alvarez, Mark O’Halloran. THE P...
5.0Captivating

The Queen of Ireland

THE QUEEN OF IRELAND (Ireland/15A/86mins) Directed by Conor Horgan. Starring Rory O'Neill, Mark O'Halloran, Una Mullally, Declan Buckley, Tonie Walsh. THE PLOT: Filmmaker Conor Horgan began making a documen...