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From TheJournal.ie Famine film Black 47 has made over €1 million at the Irish box office Green Screen

Famine film Black 47 has made over €1 million at the Irish box office

The film, directed by Lance Daly, came out two weeks ago.

From TheJournal.ie Film about young female boxer in 1960s Ireland wins major Toronto award Float Like A Butterfly

Film about young female boxer in 1960s Ireland wins major Toronto award

The film won the International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI) prize at the Toronto International Film Festival.

From TheJournal.ie Appeal after 'brutal and frenzied violence' leads to film getting 18 rating The First Purge

Appeal after 'brutal and frenzied violence' leads to film getting 18 rating

The appeal from the distributors, asking for The First Purge to be given a 16 rating, was not successful.

From TheJournal.ie 'He was having nightmares about masked men': Why would a mother bring her son to be shot? Documentary

'He was having nightmares about masked men': Why would a mother bring her son to be shot?

The documentary, by Sinéad O’Shea, explores the difficulties experienced by people living in the Creggan area of Derry.

From TheJournal.ie 'I felt like there was a curse over the thing': What it was like making Ireland's first Famine feature film Black 47

'I felt like there was a curse over the thing': What it was like making Ireland's first Famine feature film

The director Lance Daly and star Stephen Rea talk to us about the highs and lows of making Black ’47.

From TheJournal.ie Oscars to postpone controversial 'Best Popular Film' category as it needs more study Academy Awards

Oscars to postpone controversial 'Best Popular Film' category as it needs more study

The move came after some backlash from people in the film industry.

From TheJournal.ie Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

From TheJournal.ie Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

From TheJournal.ie Why the film Crazy Rich Asians could be a gamechanger for Hollywood Asian Generation

Why the film Crazy Rich Asians could be a gamechanger for Hollywood

It’s the first Hollywood movie in a quarter of a century to feature an majority-Asian cast — a feat not matched since The Joy Luck Club in 1993.

From TheJournal.ie Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

hat’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

From TheJournal.ie The Academy is to create an Oscar award for 'popular' films Hollywood

The Academy is to create an Oscar award for 'popular' films

It’s unclear whether the category will be in place for next year’s ceremony.

From The42 Film about 'the greatest footballer never to play football' hits cinemas this week Conman This post contains videos

Film about 'the greatest footballer never to play football' hits cinemas this week

A new documentary tells the barely-believable story of Brazilian Carlos Kaiser.

From TheJournal.ie Billy Moore's story: Drugs, violence, doing time in the Bangkok Hilton, and redemption through Muay Thai boxing A Prayer Before Dawn

Billy Moore's story: Drugs, violence, doing time in the Bangkok Hilton, and redemption through Muay Thai boxing

There was even more drama to come – and his story is told in a new film out this weekend.

From TheJournal.ie From Navan to Hollywood: 'I'd a five-year plan - if it didn’t work out I'd move home' Brian Byrne

From Navan to Hollywood: 'I'd a five-year plan - if it didn’t work out I'd move home'

Brian Byrne composes scores for films – he’s also the guy that reworked the Late Late Show theme into the jazzy version we’ve enjoyed since Ryan Tubridy took over.

From TheJournal.ie Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

From TheJournal.ie Drugs, child abuse and infidelity: The tragic life of Whitney Houston A Life Story

Drugs, child abuse and infidelity: The tragic life of Whitney Houston

A new documentary by Kevin Macdonald uncovers how the singer was abused by a relative as a child.

From TheJournal.ie Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

From TheJournal.ie 'When we started, there was no Irish film industry': 30 years of the Galway Film Fleadh Life On Screen

'When we started, there was no Irish film industry': 30 years of the Galway Film Fleadh

The fleadh, which takes place in July, launches its festival programme this evening.

From TheJournal.ie 'I wanted to make a film that was visceral and dangerous and had a woman at the centre' Kissing Candice

'I wanted to make a film that was visceral and dangerous and had a woman at the centre'

Director Aoife McArdle talks to us about what makes her debut feature Kissing Candice so different.

From TheJournal.ie Lines of ketamine, pumping dance music, estranged brothers and a wild weekend in Dublin city Dublin Oldschool

Lines of ketamine, pumping dance music, estranged brothers and a wild weekend in Dublin city

A new movie takes place over a single weekend in Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

From TheJournal.ie Ifco stands by 18s rating for Irish film despite it being given a 15s cert in the UK Kissing Candice This post contains videos

Ifco stands by 18s rating for Irish film despite it being given a 15s cert in the UK

Kissing Candice is the debut feature by director Aoife McArdle.

From TheJournal.ie 'My story is not a particular case - there are many orphans of AIDS in Spain' Film This post contains videos

'My story is not a particular case - there are many orphans of AIDS in Spain'

By 1997, Spain had 120,000 HIV/AIDS cases in an adult population of around 21 million – the highest rate in the European Union.

From TheJournal.ie Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend? Cinemas This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

From TheJournal.ie Saoirse Ronan's new film is about sex, the sixties, and a doomed marriage On Chesil Beach

Saoirse Ronan's new film is about sex, the sixties, and a doomed marriage

We talked to the director of Saoirse Ronan’s new film, On Chesil Beach.

From TheJournal.ie Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

From TheJournal.ie Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

From TheJournal.ie Michael Fassbender-backed film secures Irish funding before the fund's website even goes live In Production

Michael Fassbender-backed film secures Irish funding before the fund's website even goes live

Calm With Horses starts filming later this month.

From TheJournal.ie Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

From TheJournal.ie Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

From TheJournal.ie 'I wanted to humanise this image we have of lads from disadvantaged communities' Michael Inside

'I wanted to humanise this image we have of lads from disadvantaged communities'

The Irish film explores the impact of prison on a young teenager, and was inspired by real-life stories.

From TheJournal.ie How a piece of DIY led to a lovely film about learning piano Making The Grade

How a piece of DIY led to a lovely film about learning piano

Making The Grade hits cinemas next week.

From TheJournal.ie Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

From TheJournal.ie Why Ready Player One was 'one of the hardest films Spielberg has ever made' On Screen

Why Ready Player One was 'one of the hardest films Spielberg has ever made'

We take a look behind the scenes of the film.

From TheJournal.ie Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend? Film This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

From TheJournal.ie Black Panther passed the $1 billion earnings mark this week Movie Power

Black Panther passed the $1 billion earnings mark this week

The film remains at the top of the box office in the US and Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

From TheJournal.ie Filmbase to go into liquidation after 32 years Debts

Filmbase to go into liquidation after 32 years

The organisation is going into voluntary liquidation due to debts that have accumulated to the point where it is ‘unrealistic’ to continue operations.