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Daily Archives: May 22, 2015

With an ever-growing portfolio of critically acclaimed films and a host of award wins, Mexican D.O.P Emmanuel Lubezki has recently begun to solidify his place as one of cinematography’s all-time greats. Known to his friends as ‘Chivo’, he was born and raised in Mexico City, where his love for cinema was perhaps inherited from his part-Russian father, Muni, who was… Read more »

22 May 2015 | Features, Film Lists

College is one of the most formative and exciting times in many people’s lives, representing the transitional stage into adulthood. Similar to many coming-of-age films set in high school, college movies focus on the new responsibilities of the young students and the pitfalls that they encounter only these events are blown up to magnified proportions due to the increased freedom… Read more »

22 May 2015 | Features, Film Lists

Have you ever clicked with a crazy movie or seen something weird and wonderful that seemed made just for you? Odds are this sort of cinematic caprice was a cult film, perhaps one that led you to an almost unhealthy obsession with something stylishly strange. The cult film experience differs from mainstream movies by appealing to unique sensibilities, be it… Read more »

22 May 2015 | Features, Film Lists

Ireland’s film industry has been booming in recent years, with productions such as Penny Dreadful, Ripper Street, Love & Friendship, Game Of Thrones, The Lobster and even (briefly) the latest Star Wars filming on these shores in the past year among others, not to mention indigenous projects such as Brooklyn and The Secret Scripture. Factors such as tax breaks, the… Read more »

22 May 2015 | Features, Film Lists