Mike Fitzpatrick finds “Pilgrimage” a rare, box-ticking, dramatic action movie– set in the 13th century.
Alice Farrell: “Love after Love” is definitely a serious and sometimes somber look at the ways that life, love and loss affect us all.
Philomena Connors finds the TriBeCa Film Festival a bit short on great movies, but makes up for this with a strong presence of virtual reality storytelling.
This year my time at the Tribeca Film Festival started with the visceral thriller from director Simon Dixon, Tiger Raid. Straight out of the gate, this film pits its two main characters, Paddy (Damien Molony) and Joe (Brian Gleeson) against each other, across the vista of war torn Iraq.
A devilish mix of psycho-drama and buddy-road pic, we find the two main characters, Irish mercenary cast-offs set adrift after the end of The Troubles in Northern Ireland, on a mission to carry out a Tiger kidnapping of the daughter of a well-heeled Iraqi businessman.
Alice Farrell caught “Jimmy’s Hall” during the Tribeca Film Festival and found it a terrific period piece with wonderful performances.
Mike Fitzpatrick reviews Russell Brand’s documentary “The Emperor’s New Clothes,” shown at the Tribeca Festival, and finds it outrageous and funny social commentary.
Alice Farrell is a fan of Imelda O’Reilly’s “Eggs and Soldiers,” which was part of the Tribeca Film Festival.
Philomena Connors took in a range of movies and events at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival. Check out her roundup here .
Alice Farrell enjoyed getting an inside look at Monty Python, and a trip down memory lane, in “Monty Python, the Meaning of Live.”
Alice Farrell enjoyed the “gritty thriller” “The Survivalist” at Tribeca Film Festival.
John Hackett reviews “Misconception,” a documentary about population growth in the Tribeca Film Festival. His verdict? “Out of focus.”
Philomena Connors finds ‘The Bachelor Weekend’ a welcome change from the general milieu of Irish movies that make it across the ocean.
Saoirse Roman and Gemma Arterton are appealing, sensitive vampires in “Byzantium.”