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Cinema review: Hot Tub Time Machine 2

Mon, Apr 13, 2015

IT IS so hard to write about comedies. Comedy is, of course, incredibly subjective. It is, however, not hard to write about comedy sequels as they are nine out or 10 times complete rubbish.

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Vincent Van Gogh on screen @ The Eye

Thu, Apr 09, 2015

An 1889 self-portrait by Van Gogh.

TO MARK the 125th anniversary of Vincent Van Gogh’s death, Amsterdam’s Van Gogh Museum is hosting a major re-showing of the gallery’s collection of works by the much loved artist.

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Japanese Film Festival - movies for the cherry blossom season

Tue, Apr 07, 2015

A scene from Lady Maiko.

FROM ANIME to historical comedies, stories of financial corruption to all kinds of romance, the seventh annual Japanese Film Festival promises a programme of acclaimed new Japanese cinema from some of the country’s leading directors and actors.

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IMC Galway to screen Cobain: Montage Of Heck

Thu, Apr 02, 2015

COBAIN: MONTAGE Of Heck, the new film on Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain, will be screened in the IMC Cinema, Headford Road on Friday April 10 at 8.30pm.

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Israeli film-maker to speak in Galway

Wed, Mar 25, 2015

A scene from The Lab, directed by Yotam Feldman, who will be in Galway to attend a screening of his award winning documentary.

ISRAELI FILM-MAKER and journalist Yotam Feldman will be in Galway next week for a screening of his award winning documentary, The Lab, which examines how the military occupation of Gaza and the West Bank has become a profitable asset for Israel.

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Q&A with Christine Noble @ The Eye

Thu, Mar 19, 2015

CHRISTINA NOBEL and Ciarín Scott, director of the Irish documentary, In A House That Ceased To Be, will be in The Eye Cinema this Saturday

Christina and Ciarín, in conversation with Hotpress journalist Olaf Tyaransen, will discuss In A House That Ceased To Be, which will also be screened, and take part in a Q&A with the audience.

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Spongebob as Gaeilge @ The Eye

Thu, Mar 19, 2015

THE SPONGEBOB Movie: Sponge Out of Water will be available to audiences as Gaeilge and in English when it hits The Eye Cinema screens on Friday March 27.

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Town Hall to screen award winning films

Wed, Mar 11, 2015

THE OSCAR winning Whiplash, which saw JK Simmons take the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, is to be screened in the Town Hall Theatre.

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Rossini opera @ The Eye

Wed, Mar 11, 2015

ROSSINI’S OPERA, La Donna Del Lago, will be broadcast live from the Metropolitan Opera, New York, to The Eye Cinema, Wellpark, this Saturday at 5pm.

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Behind The Beautiful Forevers

Wed, Mar 11, 2015

BEHIND THE Beautiful Forevers, based on the work of Pulitzer Prize-winner Katherine Boo, will be screened live via satellite to The Eye Cinema, Wellpark.

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The lives of people in the Golan Heights

Thu, Mar 05, 2015

BEFORE THE Israeli occupation of the Golan Heights, there were 139 Arab villages. Today, only five remain, and one of these, Majdal Shams, is the subject of a documentary to be screened in the Town Hall Theatre.

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A Russian family and a greedy mayor

Thu, Mar 05, 2015

A FATHER, his second wife, and his son live together, all harbouring resentment towards each other. Then there is the mayor, who is determined to take their land. This is Russian film Leviathan, which will be shown in the Town Hall Theatre by the Galway Film Society this Sunday at 8pm. Directed by Andrey Zvyaginstev, it won Best Screenplay at Cannes 2014.

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No Country for Young Women

Wed, Mar 04, 2015

Bertha Alivia and artist Brian Maguire in No Country for Young Women: Blood Rising.

SINCE 1993, the Mexican border town of Juarez has been the location of the violent deaths of hundreds of women and girls, including numerous unsolved, under-reported, murders.

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Ghosts, love, and a French film

Thu, Feb 26, 2015

PAUL HAS an usual way of earning a living – he writes funeral orations, but his friend Victor is worried that he does not get out enough. Then Emma enters his life.

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A girl caught in the middle of extremes

Thu, Feb 19, 2015

MARIA IS a 14-year-old caught between the extremes of a strict Catholic community and secular classmates who bully her for remaining religious.

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Film on the trial of Adolf Eichmann

Thu, Feb 19, 2015

Eichmann on trial in Jerusalem in 1961.

THE TRIAL of Adolf Eichmann, one of the major organisers of the Holocaust, is the subject of the film The Specialist, which will be screened in NUI Galway’s Huston School of Film & Digital Media on Monday February 23 at 6.30pm,

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Special needs punk-rockers and fly-fish bait makers

Wed, Feb 18, 2015

Finnish punk band Pertti Kurikan Nimipälvät, the subject of the documentary The Punk Syndrome.

A FINNISH punk band, whose members are special needs adults, and a woman who makes fly fishing bait, are the subjects of two documentaries to be screened in Athenry this weekend.

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Connemara students to feature in new experimental film-festival

Mon, Feb 16, 2015

Chloé Ní Dhroighneáin, a transition year pupil from Scoil Chuimsitheach Chiarain, An Cheathrú Rua, films the action on a Super 8 camera during a workshop with artist/film-maker Vivienne Dick.

A FILM by transition year students from Scoil Chuimsitheach Chiaráin in An Cheathrú Rua, is to be screened alongside work by such visionary directors as Werner Herzog and the late Derek Jarman at Wild-Screen.

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Bondage? S&M? It has to be Fifty Shades of Grey

Thu, Feb 12, 2015

THE CONTROVERSIAL, best-selling erotic novel Fifty Shades of Grey finally hits cinema screens and will be shown in The Eye Cinema on Friday February 13.

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I’m a boy but my mom won’t admit it

Thu, Feb 12, 2015

IS HE masculine? Is he feminine? Is he straight or is he gay? He’s not sure, and it’s hard when his mother wants to treat her growing boy as a little girl.

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