Galway Film Fleadh 2020 to go online in July

Thu, May 14, 2020

FOLLOWING THE Government announcement that cinemas will remain closed until August 10, and large gatherings will not be permitted for some time, the Galway Film Fleadh has decided to move its 2020 festival online.

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The best movies to watch on Amazon Prime

Thu, May 14, 2020

THIS WEEK I’m listing films mainly from Amazon Prime. It is cheaper than Netflix, its selection is just as good, and it has a really good collection of classics movies. So, if you feel you have worn out your Netflix account, maybe switch over for a month.

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There is no such thing as running out of Netflix to watch...

Thu, Apr 30, 2020

NETFLIX RECENTLY surpassed Disney as the world's biggest pure media company. If anyone is doing well at the moment, it is toilet paper manufactures and streaming services. They are churning out such a level of content it is hard to keep up with it, so here are some recent additions to Netflix which are worth watching.

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Galway made feature film Calm With Horses gets early digital release

Mon, Apr 27, 2020

CALM WITH Horses, the critically acclaimed film from BAFTA and Sundance Festival award nominee Nick Rowland, and shot at numerous locations around Galway city and county, is getting an early digital release.

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A choice of viewing from TG4's streaming service

Thu, Apr 23, 2020

AFTER SPENDING the last few weeks looking through streaming services from abroad, like Netflix and Amazon, I spent the last week trying to limit my content to local services. TG4 as we all know is a brilliant local resource, but maybe you have not seen the quality content they have in their website for free?

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Galway Film Society to screen When All Is Ruin Once Again

Thu, Apr 23, 2020

WHEN ALL Is Ruin Once Again, a poetic documentary filmed in and around Gort, and which won Best Cinematography In An Irish Feature award at the 2018 Galway Film Fleadh, gets an online screening this weekend.

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The All4 app - Channel 4's best all in one place

Thu, Apr 16, 2020

I RECENTLY downloaded the All4 app, and, unlike the iplayer, it works here in Ireland for free with no subscription. It has some great shows and a number of really good films. First up, the movies I think are worth a watch. Next week I will select my picks for the best TV shows.

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Why you haven't run out of shows to watch on Netflix

Thu, Apr 09, 2020

A FRIEND emailed me over the weekend stating she had "finished Netflix". It is pretty early in this lockdown to have run out of things to watch so here is a list of TV shows she (and you) might not have seen that are worth watching.

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Family movies to watch during the lockdown

Thu, Apr 02, 2020

THIS WEEK I am going to recommend some family movies to watch during the lockdown and coronavirus restrictions that, perhaps, you might not have considered.

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The best box sets to watch on Netflix and Amazon

Thu, Mar 26, 2020

WHILE I do love watching movies, sometimes when the nights are particularly long, having a TV show to binge on can be an enormous comfort. We have all watched a lot of these shows, such as Breaking Bad or Mad Men, so here are a few which maybe you have not seen yet.

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What to watch on Netflix and Amazon during the lockdown

Thu, Mar 19, 2020

WITH THE CINEMAS closed, and Ireland in lockdown generally, we need distractions, good things to do, and stuff that will raise spirits, and this is where Netflix and Amazon come in.

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Galway Film Society Season postponed

Mon, Mar 16, 2020

THE GALWAY Film Society screenings at the Pálás Cinema have been postponed until further notice in the interest of customer safety.

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Wilderland Film Festival makes Galway debut

Thu, Mar 12, 2020

THE WILDERLAND Film Festival is "special because it gives audiences unparalleled insight into some of the world’s most incredible wildlife”. So said Scottish wildlife filmmaker Gordon Buchanan, best known for The Polar Bear Family & Me.

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Connemara premiere for new thriller Arracht

Thu, Mar 12, 2020

ARRACHT, the new Irish language feature film from Tom Sullivan, starring Dónall Ó Héalaí, Seán T Ó Meallaigh, and Pádraic Breathach, will receive a special pre-release screening in Indreabhán.

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A night at the opera, at The Eye

Thu, Mar 12, 2020

TWO OPERAS - Der Fliegende Holländer, starring Bryn Terfel, and Fidelio, starring Jonas Kaufmann - will be broadcast live from New York and London, to The Eye Cinema, Wellpark.

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Book club and Mother's Day at the Pálás

Thu, Mar 12, 2020

MOMMIE DEAREST by Christina Crawford, the adopted daughter of actress Joan Crawford, is the book and film for the next meeting of the Pálás Cinema's book club, on March 31.

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Calm With Horses - Galway shot film out next week

Thu, Mar 05, 2020

CALM WITH Horses, the new film from the BAFTA and Sundance Festival award nominee Nick Rowland, shot at numerous locations around Galway city and county, opens in cinemas on Friday March 13.

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Europe's largest film jury needs you

Thu, Mar 05, 2020

GALWAY FILM Fleadh, in association with Galway 2020 and the Pálás Cinema, is partnering with the European Film Academy to take part in the EFA’s Young Audience Award.

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A film about what makes Galway 'Galway'

Thu, Feb 27, 2020

CUMAR: A Galway Rhapsody, Aodh Ó Coileáin's acclaimed and award winning documentary on Galway's artistic community, will be screened in the Pálás Cinema on Sunday March 1.

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Sensory screening of Emma at the Pálás

Thu, Feb 27, 2020

EMMA, THE latest screen adaptation of Jane Austin's 1815 novel, starring Anya Taylor-Joy, Johnny Flynn, and Bill Nighy, will have a sensory screening in the Pálás on Sunday March 1 at 10.30am.

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