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An Evening With David Cronenberg…

The University Philosophical Society of Trinity College Dublin hosted an interview with David Cronenberg, the self-proclaimed “baron of blood” last night. I was honoured to be invited to attend (one of the perks of being an old hack, I suppose – I even got to dine with him beforehand) and it was a great informative evening for my inner film buff, as well as anybody with an interest in cinema. I’m sure they’ll have photos or recordings of the night up soon, but I thought I’d give my own impressions.

Anything but Depraved...

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The Wonderful Roger Ebert…

If you are in anyway interested in cinema, you know Roger Ebert. You already know that Esquire have put together a profile piece on the man, and also he has written a continuation (I was going to say ‘response’, but that would imply hostility) on his own blog. Both are probably the most essential film-related reading of the week.
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Neil Jordan at Trinity College

I had the great pleasure to pop along to a discussion with Neil Jordan hosted by the University Philosophical Society in Trinity College last night. I didn’t have a pen and paper handy, but I did make a few notes on the conversation which at least offer an interesting perspective or two from the Irish autuer. The Phil website normally has recordings of event up fairly promptly, so I’ll add a link to them soon. In the meantime, there are a few interesting thoughts in what the man said.

Irish film legend...

Irish film legend...