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  • FilmSoc Reviews: Two Distant Strangers

    Posted by FilmSoc on Thu, 15-04-2021

    by Eóin McCambridge ...

  • FilmSoc Reviews: Creation Stories

    Posted by FilmSoc on Tue, 23-03-2021

    By Eoin McCambridge  ...

  • FilmSoc Reviews: Stardust

    Posted by FilmSoc on Sun, 31-01-2021

    By Eóin McCambridgeStardust is the new David Bowie biopic detailing a failed US tour of the singer songwriter extraordinaire from director Gabriel Range. Stardust was mired in controversy before the film ever even saw the light of day, with Bowies own son (and filmmaker) Duncan Jones publicly coming out against the film and refusing to grant permission to the film makers to use his father's music. Yes, the David Bowie biopic doesn't have any David Bowie music in it. It constantly being the elephant in the room that no one really wants to address. Scenes see Bowie break out into live ...

  • FilmSoc Interviews: Black 47 writer Pierce Ryan

    Posted by FilmSoc on Mon, 19-10-2020

    Pierce Ryan is a Dublin based screenwriter, making his debut feature in 2014 with Standby and following it up with Black 47 which became the highest grossing Irish film at the Irish box office for 2018. He’s also wrote several short films including Runners, which won the 2010 IFTA for best short. Back in 2019 I was lucky enough to get the opportunity to ask him a few questions about his career for NUIG Film Society's special one off magazine . This week his film Black 47 won best film of 2019 at the Irish Film and Television Awards (there was no ceremony that year) so I thought I'd republish ...

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