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Archive for July, 2013

Spooool.ie Podcast #8 – Rewind to the movies of 2003, Frances Ha and The Act of Killing anointed as film of the year candidates, Alan Partridge and Upstream Color previewed

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As well as the usual discussion on the current films we've enjoyed and hated, we also find time to discuss the merits of such titles as Tomb Raider, The Matrix: Reloaded, Kill Bill Vol I, 28 Days Later, The Hulk and Finding Nemo. Aaaaah 2003, you were a good un. Read more

In Conversation: Irish animator Eoin Duffy on his George Takei-featuring new short, film board funding and backlash from the bear community

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An Irish animator currently residing in Canada, Eoin was kind enough to answer some of Spooool's questions. Read more
Britt Ekland in The Wicker Man
Toronto has a lineup, Hunger Games II has a new trailer, RIP Denis Farina and more... Read more
A still from Louis Malle’s Black Moon (1975)
David Turpin continues as our Writer in Residence with his second piece as he digs into the VHS archives and focuses on Jamoril Jires’s "Valerie and Her Week of Wonders" and Louis Malle’s "Black Moon". The series will see a different film contributor come on board every three months and share their work. Read more
Pat Shortt and Dylan Moran star in Ian Fitzgibbon's 'Breakfast Wine'.
Thought we were done with Galway? Think again as we've got reviews of a classic, a weird foreign film and some Irish short films courtesy of guest contributor Conor Bent. Read more

Five things we learned this week – July 19th 2013

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Violence comes to the IFI with "wanna fight?", new trailers for 12 Years a Slave and The Fifth Estate, Louis C.K. and Woody Allen to team up and does Star Wars Episode VII have a script? Read more