A short feature on one of the simplest but most effective mood and focus defining artistic choices in film by movie essayist wolfcrow.
Scott Duggan and his screening theatre on Frankfield Villas off Windmill Road, Cork
Clare Keogh writes:
My neighbour Scott Duggan [a freelance production manager] had the most beautiful idea to project classic movies for our terrace. Listening to the movie on an FM signal sitting in our own separate front gardens made us all feel a little less alone :) Donations went to Age Action…
— scottduggan (@scottduggan) April 8, 2020
Name that movie, anyone?
Rob Reeves saw Parasite.
So you don’t have to.
I saw the Oscar best feature in the Omniplex in Rathmines [Dublin 6] and thought I’d give my thoughts on it. A dark and tragic comedy like The Butcher Boy (1997), a class commentary like La Haine (1996). A well deserving winner in my book…
Retro Vision – the live comedy show about terrible movies – returns to Anseo, Camden Street, Dublin 2 at 8pm.
Caroline Swords writes:
After 2 sell-out shows, get ready for Retro Vision Part 3! Join us for an evening of great comedy and terrible movies at Ireland’s last remaining VHS-only video rental store.
Stand-up and host Brian Cheatle will be joined by comedians Paul Marsh and Allie O’Rourke, as they return long-overdue videotapes and discuss some of the worst movies you’ve probably never seen.
Get your free tickets on Eventbrite [at link below] NOW…
Book Free tix here
How many views?
Freelance director/writer Ian Adams writes:
My friends and I made a dark comedy feature film called “The Lads” a year and a half ago on a budget of €252 shot on location in Arklow [County Wicklow]..
We uploaded it to YouTube last Christmas and it just hit 1 million views last night…
We’ve also finished our second feature film on a budget of €312 called “Manhunt” which is a thriller/horror shot in Wicklow and Stillorgan. and releasing on January 1st 2020 on YouTube for free….
An in-depth exploration of movie timeshifting by Minute Physics. To wit:
…how time travel functions in different popular movies, books, & shows – not how it works “under the hood”, but how it causally affects the perspective of characters’ timelines (who has free will? can you change things by going back to the past or forwards into the future?).