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.
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.
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.
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.
After watching and reviewing the Chilean film A Map For Love recently, we had the honour of interviewing its multi-talented director Constanza Fernández. It’s always a great privilege to talk to the people involved in creating so we’re particularly grateful to Constanza for taking the time to speak to us.
Afternoon Delight was the second film at the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival which Gaelick had a chance to review. If you saw it yourself please do give us a shout in the comments and let us know what you thought.
Reaching for the Moon (Flores Raras, 2013) is a vibrant and beautiful film about the American poet Elizabeth Bishop (Mirando Otto) and the period of her life spent in Rio de Janeiro, where she fell in love with the architect Lota de Macedo (Glória Pires).
Take a teaspoon of Grey’s Anatomy and mix it with a pinch of Gilmore Girls while sprinkling some lesbian love on top and what do you have? An exciting recipe for a new lesbian film titled Jenny’s Wedding.
A Map For Love is a Chilean film by director Constanza Fernández about the trials of introducing your girlfriend – indeed the concept that you have a girlfriend – to your parents.
The Jameson Dublin International Film Festival has kicked off (running February 13 – 23, 2014) and the programme is unbelievable. My girlfriend and I had the ‘How much money can we reasonably spend on cinema in a week?
We give awards shows unwarranted esteem sometimes. It’s easy to invoke awe with names like the Golden Globes but who actually votes for the Golden Globe?
Thanks to the splendid folks from Peccadillo Pictures we have – get this – a copy of the excellent film Margarita, which we just reviewed earlier today, AND a signed copy of the filmmakers’ previous film Finn’s Girl. If you don’t win that don’t be worrying, we also have a second copy of Margarita for you to get your mitts on.
Margarita has exactly what you want in a good film; an array of amazing actors, amusing moments and genuinely touching storylines. I’m predicting this dream team as one to watch for the future!
People of Cork, rejoice! The 58th Cork Film Festival runs from November 9 to 17 and is an eclectic mix of films, music and ideas. Plus a load of LGBT films for your enjoyment.
Monsters University has deeper themes chugging deep below the surface are the sort of thing one simply doesn’t expect from a film predominantly aimed at children. In fact they are not themes we often see in mainstream cinema releases at all: failure and personal inadequacy.
It’s almost that time of year again folks, the weekend all LGBT film lovers look forward to. Here’s a sample of the programme so you can have a think about how many films you can squeeze into the long weekend.
HBO’s documentary The Out List was aired earlier this summer and is well worth your time. Consisting of short interviews with a diverse section of our community it makes for an interesting look.