It’s Friday. Here’s some Honest Trailers

Aug 15th, 2014 | By | Category: Movies

Everyone needs to laugh, no matter what is going on in the world, and sometimes on YouTube you find clever little gems which make you do just that. I invite you to check out Screen Junkies’ “Honest Trailers” and lighten the load

Girls on film: the Alex Siow interview

Aug 13th, 2014 | By | Category: Movies

Alex Siow spoke to about her experience directing ‘What’s Your Sign?’ – one of my favourite shorts from Peccadillo Pictures’ collection, ‘Girls on Film: The First Date’

Girls on film: the Christoph Scheermann interview

Aug 12th, 2014 | By | Category: Movies

Gaelick caught up with Christoph Scheermann, director of the short ‘Fresh Air Therapy 2,’ one of the excellent short films making on Peccadillo Pictures’ compilation ‘Girls On Film: The First Date’

We’re holding on tight to Anna Rodgers

Aug 11th, 2014 | By | Category: Movies

Anna Rodgers directed the only documentary, Hold On Tight, featured in Girls on Film: The First Date. We were delighted to interview Rodgers, the woman who brought homophobia into Irish sitting rooms in her documentary Growing Up Gay.

Feminist Film Festival: 20th-31st August

Aug 9th, 2014 | By | Category: Movies

The Feminist Film Festival is delighted to announce its feature programme. The Festival is Ireland’s first independent, stand-alone, weekender Feminist Film Festival. The programme includes the Irish première of ‘Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me,’ a documentary about the late, world-renowned Emmy and Tony winner

The Queen of Ireland is seeking loyal subjects!

Aug 7th, 2014 | By | Category: Movies

Our Noble Queen, Panti, is the focus of a new documentary, “The Queen of Ireland.” With production under way, the film’s makers are looking for your support. Currently at 21%, the aim is to have raised 30% by tomorrow, Friday, 9th August

Gaze 2014: Best of Irish

Aug 1st, 2014 | By | Category: Movies

Ahead of last night’s GAZE launch, Gooner brought us a preview of some of the festival’s highlights. Among the films being screened over this Bank Holiday weekend is a series of excellent Irish prodcutions, both features and shorts. Find out the screen times and details here!

Preview: Gaze 2014

Jul 31st, 2014 | By | Category: Movies

It’s late July and the sun has been shining but it’s time to think about which of the amazing films on offer this weekend you will be going to see. I know we don’t get much sun but Gaze is an institution and not to be missed.

Same Difference

Jul 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Movies

You’re queer, you come out and there is a community waiting for you, right? Not so much as filmmaker Nneka Onuorah explores in her documentary Same Difference.

Win! Girls on Film: The First Date

Jul 14th, 2014 | By | Category: Movies

Thanks to the splendid folks from Peccadillo Pictures we have not one, not two, but three copies of the excellent film Girls on Film: The First Date which we just reviewed.

Review: Girls on Film: The First Date

Jul 14th, 2014 | By | Category: Movies

Peccadillo Pictures, UK distributor and creators of the world’s most successful short film collection ‘Boys on Film”, have worked their magic again and have created another amazing collection in the form of this series of lesbian short films.

Cupcakes Director Eytan Fox Interview

May 13th, 2014 | By | Category: Movies

Eytan Fox is a director who has done it all. And all for the LGBT community. From the emotions of Yossi & Jagger to the sing-a-long delights of Cupcakes, you’d be hard fixed to find a director who runs the gamut as much. And with such aplomb.

Review: Cupcakes

May 12th, 2014 | By | Category: Movies

Set in Tel Aviv, Cupcakes follows a group of neighbours who have a get together to watch and celebrate Universong the film’s version of The Eurovision. Yes, it’s that gay. With wonderful performances and great heart, this is one to watch.

Now you see gay propaganda, now you don’t

Mar 27th, 2014 | By | Category: Movies

I’m amazed the things that become issues or propaganda just because somebody notices something that, if you took a few strong drinks, squinted your eyes and tilted your head juussst so, could, possibly be interpreted as insert-ideology-here propaganda.

Review: Dual

Mar 15th, 2014 | By | Category: Movies

When her plane is grounded in a country she didn’t plan to be in, Ilben asks a minibus driver Tina to show her around the city rather than sit in a hotel for the night. Tina obliges, and very quickly falls in love.

Review: A Street In Palermo

Mar 14th, 2014 | By | Category: Movies

A Street in Palermo (Via Castellana Bandiera) was described on the JDIFF festival website thus: ‘Don’t mess with Sicilian women.’ That about covers all the key points.

Review: Concussion

Mar 12th, 2014 | By | Category: Movies

Concussion was nominated for a respectable collection of awards, and has won two. It was one of my favourite films which I had the fortune to see in the festival.

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