She Said — a matter of fact film that could win an Oscar

Thu, Dec 01, 2022

'She Said' one of the first big Oscar contenders released this year. It’s a great time of year for movies as we get all the films the studios have saved to be released just as awards seasons begins.

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Irish documentary How To Tell A Secret to be shown in the Pálás on December 1, World Aids Day

Thu, Nov 24, 2022

Robbie Lawlor was diagnosed with HIV at 21 and became one of the youngest people to come out on Irish television. Enda McGrattan, also known as Veda, promised to keep their HIV status a secret for a decade but eventually broke free by releasing a song. And a group of Irish and migrant women, who cannot show their faces, found creative ways to have their voices heard...

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Naughty or nice — festive film treats at the Pálás Cinema

Thu, Nov 24, 2022

We can't say it is Christmas time until we are cheering on Kevin McCallister’s New York hijinks in Home Alone 2, getting lost watching Jimmy Stewart running around Bedford Falls in It's A Wonderful Life or witnessing John McClane singlehandedly taking on Hans Gruber in Die Hard.

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EYE Cinema screening of The Peculiar Sensation of Being Pat Ingoldsby

Thu, Nov 10, 2022

"There is something healing about watching Ingoldsby, a man who is both outside of and ahead of his time, battling against the tide of 1960s (and onwards) Irish conformity." The Irish Times

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La Traviata screening in Galway cinemas this Saturday

Thu, Nov 03, 2022

The Met: Live in HD, the Metropolitan Opera’s award-winning series of live high-definition cinema simulcasts, continues with Verdi’s La Traviata, starring soprano Nadine Sierra as one of opera’s ultimate heroines, the self-sacrificing courtesan Violetta, on Saturday 5 November at 4:55pm when the opera will be screened across The Eye Cinema, Palas and Omniplex Salthill.

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This Halloween, take your chance to revisit the golden era of horror cinema from the thirties, forties and fifties, as Pálás Cinema presents ‘Silver Scream’ - a season of cla

Thu, Oct 20, 2022

On planning the vintage spook season, new cinema programmer at Pálás, William Fitzgerald said, “These are the originals, or at least the quintessential versions of these characters – the movies that inspired so many others and had such a lasting impact on popular culture. These iconic portrayals by Bela Lugosi as Dracula, Boris Karloff as Frankenstein and The Mummy, Lon Chaney as The Wolfman and Elsa Lanchester as the Bride of Frankenstein, are the ones still immortalised every Halloween in costumes, in imagery, and in our imaginations.”

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The Lost King saga just feels a little simple

Thu, Oct 13, 2022

There is a good variety of interesting movies out this month — The Lost King particularly stood out to me due to the unusual true story on which it is based.

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Irish critically-acclaimed new drama Hole in the Head to screen at the EYE Cinema

Wed, Sep 28, 2022

The EYE Cinema is proud to screen for a limited time only the critically acclaimed experimental feature film by director Dean Kavanagh Hole in the Head from this Friday 30th September.

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Bodies, Bodies, Bodies - Great fun but not nasty enough

Thu, Sep 15, 2022

I think its the best titled film to be released since… There Will Be Blood? I was hoping the film would live up to its great title. Unfortunately I had heard mixed things. Neither a comedy nor a horror.

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Dónal Foreman’s The Cry of Granuaile to screen at EYE Cinema

Thu, Sep 08, 2022

Irish filmmaker Dónal Foreman’s bold new film The Cry of Granuaile will screen at the EYE Cinema in Wellpark for one week only at 7pm daily from tomorrow Fri September 9.

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Enjoy the big screen while paying small prices this Saturday

Fri, Sep 02, 2022

Galway cinemas are participating in the "National Cinema Day" on Saturday 3, with admission prices set at just €4.

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National Theatre Live broadcasting ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ to EYE Cinema

Thu, Sep 01, 2022

The EYE Cinema in Wellpark is thrilled to bring to Galway the National Theatre Live’s new production of Shakespeare’s timeless tale ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ for one night only on Thurs September 8 at 7pm.

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In The Shadow of Galway Cathedral — 30 years on

Thu, Sep 01, 2022

In 1992 The Galway film industry was in its infancy, there was no TG4, Ros na Rún, Town Hall Theatre or Palas Cinema.

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Nope — a great night out

Thu, Aug 25, 2022

Jordan Peele has a new film out. 'Nope' is Peele's third movie after two very successful films ‘Get Out’ and ‘Us’. It's pretty remarkable that a sketch comedian (Peele was one half of comedy duo ‘Key and Peele’) has not only made the transition to film maker so smoothly, but in such a short time. There is such excitement around him his films are already anticipated like a Christopher Nolan or Tarantino movie.

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Crawdads — a waste of time that fetishes poverty

Films Reviews Thu, Jul 28, 2022

The much anticipated adaptation of the best seller Where The Crawdads Sings was released last week. Produced by Reece Witherspoon's production company, Hello Sunshine Productions, who previously they have had great success adapting other popular books like Little Fires Everywhere and Big Little Lies.

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Fleadh closes with a poignant reminder of reality

Films Reviews Thu, Jul 14, 2022

The closing film of the Fleadh this year was particularly poignant. While we are all delighted to be back indoors watching films after a two year hiatus, this well chosen final film of the week puts a lot into perspective.

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Joyride — a quintessential Film Fleadh movie

Films Reviews Thu, Jul 07, 2022

Finally the Galway Film Fleadh is back in all its glory. After an online only event in 2020 and a hybrid event in 2021 that was mostly online with a few outdoor screenings it was back to being in person in the Town Hall on Tuesday. It was so good to be back.

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Elvis movie — well worth a watch

Films Reviews Thu, Jul 07, 2022

Baz Luhram has a movie back on our screens this summer. It's hard to believe this but in the last 30 years this is only his sixth film as director. I have found his films quite hit and miss. I loved his debut feature, Strictly Ballroom, I think its still probably the best thing he’s done.

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New Irish GAA Film ‘Lakelands’ set for world premiere at Galway Film Fleadh

Thu, Jun 30, 2022

Lakelands, the debut feature from longford-based filmmakers robert higgins and patrick mcgivney, will have its world premiere at this year’s Galway Film Fleadh. Set within the world of smalltown GAA, the film is a searing and subversive look at this world from the inside that doesn’t pull any of its punches.

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