Winter and spring with the Galway Film Society

Thu, Jan 09, 2014

WITH THE New Year upon us it is time for Galway film buffs and those looking for movies with a difference to consider what the Galway Film Society has on offer in its winter and spring schedule of screenings.

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Adventures in the world of cinema

Thu, Sep 05, 2013

THE FIRST film to be made inside Saudi Arabia; the Snow White tale reimagined as a girl and a troupe of bullfighters in Spain; and popular French actress Audrey Tautou as a proto-feminist - are just some of the delights in store for film fans at the Galway Film Society autumn/winter season screenings.

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André Rieu in concert @ The Eye

Thu, Jul 11, 2013

ANDRÉ RIEU’S 2013 Maastricht Concert will be broadcast live via satellite from the Dutch city to The Eye Cinema this Saturday at 7pm.

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Little Cinema’s third birthday

Thu, Jun 20, 2013

THE LITTLE Cinema Club will celebrate its third birthday with a special night in Kelly’s Bar this Tuesday at 9pm.

The event will see the club screen documentaries and film spoofs which are being made specifically for the night. Over the past three years the club has screened more than 300 short films by local and emerging film makers.

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Gatsby, glamour, and The Eye

Thu, May 16, 2013

TODAY SEES the launch of Baz Luhrmann’s much anticipated film adaptation of F Scott Fitzgerald’s classic novel The Great Gatsby.

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Classical and ballet @ The Eye

Thu, May 09, 2013

THE BOLSHOI Ballet’s Romeo & Juliet and The Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra performing Berlioz and Mendelssohn are to be screened at The Eye Cinema.

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See new Irish film Pilgrim Hill in The Eye

Thu, Mar 28, 2013

PILGRIM HILL, the new Irish film directed by Gerard Barrett, winner of the Rising Star awards at this year’s IFTA, will be shown in The Eye Cinema next month.

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Gleeson and co hit red carpet for The Guard premiere

Thu, Jul 14, 2011

The red carpet was well and truly rolled out and trodden at the Eye Cinema recently for the Irish premiere of The Guard with stars such as Brendan Gleeson, Pat Shortt, Liam Cunningham, and Danny O’Donoghue from The Script having a ball and chatting the night away during the glitzy after-show party in The g Hotel.

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See all the Harry Potter films @ The Eye

Thu, Jul 07, 2011

THE EYE Cinema will celebrate the final instalment of the Harry Potter series by screening all the films in epic saga.

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Be among the first to see Cars 2

Thu, Jun 30, 2011

GALWAY CHILDREN can look forward to being among the first in Ireland to see Cars 2 which is among the Disney films being shown at this year’s Galway Film Fleadh.

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Cinema Reviews: One Hundred Mornings

Thu, May 05, 2011

WHAT HAPPENS when society suddenly collapses and neighbour turns against neighbour during a desperate fight for survival?

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The Blues Brothers charity screening

Thu, Nov 18, 2010

THE BLUES Brothers, one of the best loved films of all time, will be shown in The Eye Cinema on Monday at 7pm.

By resurrecting their Blues Brothers Band for one big fundraising concert, the brothers (John Belushi and Dan Ackroyd) hope to raise the €5,000 to save the local Catholic orphanage, which was also their childhood home.

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Eat, Pray, Love @ The Eye

Thu, Sep 23, 2010

THE NEW Julia Roberts’ film, Eat Pray Love, opens at The Eye Cinema in Wellpark tomorrow and there will be girlie goodies to give away over the weekend.

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Twilight Saga: Eclipse at midnight at the Eye!

Thu, Jul 01, 2010

GALWAY FANS of The Twilight Saga will be among the first in Ireland to see the series’ third instalment, Eclipse, starring Kirsten Stewart, Robert Pattinson, and Taylor Lautner.

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Iron Man 2 @ The Eye

Thu, Apr 29, 2010

IRON MAN 2 returns to cinema screens today and sees Robert Downey jr again take on the mantle of the eponymous Marvel super hero.

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Watchmen treats at the Eye Cinema

Thu, Mar 05, 2009

REGARDED AS the greatest graphic novel of all time, Alan Moore’s Watchmen will finally reach the big screen this Friday.

Watchmen, directed by Zack Snyder, is set in an alternate 1985 America in which costumed superheroes are part of the fabric of everyday society, and the Doomsday Clock is permanently set at five minutes to midnight.

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Madagascar style fun @ The Eye

Thu, Dec 04, 2008

TOMORROW SEES the release of Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa and The Eye Cinema has planned fun activities for children coming to the movies this Saturday and Sunday.

In Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa, Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe and Gloria the Hippo manage to leave Madagascar and land in the vast plains of Africa. Africa seems like a great place...but is it better than their Central Park home?

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Family fun at The Eye this weekend

Thu, Oct 16, 2008

TWO NEW family films - Igor and High School Musical 3 - are released this weekend and to celebrate The Eye cinema in Wellpark is planning some fun activities.

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Stranger Than Fiction festival @ The Eye

Thu, Sep 25, 2008

THE EYE Cinema, Wellpark, is to take part in Stranger Than Fiction Documentary Film Festival, next Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday.

Standard Operating Procedure, directed by filmmaker Errol Morris opens the festival on Monday. Football Undercover, an exploration of the Iranian women’s football team’s first official friendly match in front of cheering fans, is on Tuesday. The final screening is Please Vote for Me, focusing on a Chinese primary school’s first encounter with democracy.

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The Dark Knight swoops into the Eye this weekend

Thu, Jul 24, 2008

IN THE 1960s TV series Batman was ‘The Caped Crusader’, but in the much darker films of more recent years, he is ‘The Dark Knight’.

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