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Without Name Review

Without Name, the debut feature from Lorcan Finnegan (director of acclaimed short film Foxes starring Tom Vaughn-Lawlor), tells a familiar tale. However, its executed with enough panache to make it worth seeking out. Alan McKenna stars as “part-time adulterer, full-time curmudgeon” Eric, an English land-surveyor hired to examine a mysterious forest named Gan Ainm just… Continue reading Without Name Review

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A Dark Song Review

Horror is a difficult genre for filmmakers to tackle. Most of the time, they fall into the clichéd tropes and fail to bring anything original to the table. However, in the last few years there have been a few little gems that have slipped through the cracks and some of them even managed to make… Continue reading A Dark Song Review

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Handsome Devil Review

In Handsome Devil, the latest by John Butler (director of 2013’s The Stag), Fionn O’Shea plays Ned, an outsider at an all-boy Irish private boarding school where rugby is more important than education. His dyed red-hair, his disdain for anything sports related and his ambiguous sexuality make him a frequent target of bullying. Returning after… Continue reading Handsome Devil Review

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Bright Prospects: An Interview with Shania O’Sullivan, Auditor of UCD Film Society 2016-17

Shania has spent the last academic year as Auditor of UCD Film Society, during which time she has been involved in the production of a number of shorts, including Dialogue, Pundertaker 2 and Film Socs most recent production, Part-Time Hero, set for release in mid June. As well as this, she has been responsible, along… Continue reading Bright Prospects: An Interview with Shania O’Sullivan, Auditor of UCD Film Society 2016-17

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The Transfiguration Review

Black teenager Milo (Eric Ruffian) is vampire who lives in the projects – or is he. Each month, he goes on the prowl, targeting seedy scum with a pocket knife and drinking their blood. However, things get increasingly more complex when he becomes romantically involved with Sophie (Chloe Levine), a damaged soul with problems of… Continue reading The Transfiguration Review