Issue 30

Interviews:

Roger Corman Replies– Pat Collins spoke to Roger Corman about the recent controversy

Features:

Paddy Breathnach- Paul Power in an interview with the director of ‘I Went Down’
Brendan Gleeson– Derek O’Connor interviewed Brendan Gleeson on the set of ‘I Once had a Life’
10 Days that Shook the Film Industry– An archive piece from ‘In Dublin’ from 1982. Michael Dwyer on the Celtic Film Festival which was held in Wexford that year, the controversy over Neil Jordan’s ‘Angel’, the closure of Ardmore Studios and much more
David Lynch’s Lost Highway– Garin V Dowd on why Lynch’s film is unworthy of the lavish praise
Wasp in the Flowers– Keith Hopper on ‘The Butcher Boy’, the book and the film
Cinematography Special– Fergus Daly profiles the renowned cinematographer Jack Cardiff and Midge McKenzie recalls her meetings with John Huston and James Wong Howe
Reflecting Reality– Joanne Hayden met up with Trish McAdam the director of ‘Snakes and Ladders’
No Budget Film-making– Graham Jones on raising the finance for his debut feature film ‘How to Cheat in the Leaving Certificate’
Public Broadcasting-The Way Forward– Muiris Mac Conghail offers advice to Minister de Valera
TnaG (Almost) a Year On– Bernie Ni Flahartha and Nollaig O’Gadhra on different aspects of the Irish language station
Fred Zinnemann- A Personal Recollection– Michael Bowler recalls his meetings with the late, great director
Sunny Side-Show and Sell– Seamas Mc Swiney spoke to some Irish documentary producers at the SunnySide of the Doc Festival in Marseilles
European Documentary Network- Seamas McSwiney talks to the Chairman of EDN, an organisation set up for documentary film-makers
North by Northwest– The novelist Eamonn Sweeney on why Hitchcock’s film is the “best film ever made”

Regulars:

American Letter– Joan Dean on ‘Cop Land’ and ‘LA Confiddential’
Focus- Sean McCloy on the work of King Vidor, one of Americas greatest directors
TV Column– RatBoy on RTÉ’s ‘new’ drama series ‘Making The Cut’
Reviews– ‘I Went Down’, ‘The Fifth Province’, ‘Snakes and Ladders’, ‘How to Cheat in the Leaving Certificate’, ‘The Serpent Kiss’, ‘Face’, ‘A Life Less Ordinary’, ‘Brood’, ‘The Deadness of Dad’ and ‘Harvest Volunteers’
Video Reviews– Ronan Jones on ‘Twin Town’, ‘From the Pole to the Equator’ and ‘Self Made Hero ( Un Heros Tres Discret)’
Book Review-Muiris MacConghail on ‘Irish Television: The Political & Social Origins’ by Robert J. Savage Jr
Photography– Jane Tynan on Paul O’ Neill’s recent exhibition in the project Arts Centre
Photo Diary– Faces seen at the Galway Film Fleadh and The launch of the Murphy’s Cork Film festival
MEDIA News- Eibhlin Ní Mhunghaile on the latest news from Europe

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