IN 1994 love was all around director Mike Newell as he shepherded potty-mouthed romantic comedy Four Weddings And A Funeral to a trio of coveted Baftas – including Best Film – and two Oscar nominations.
MORE than 25 years after they last shared the big screen in Bethune: The Making Of A Hero, Dame Helen Mirren and Donald Sutherland reunite for a bitter-sweet journey of self-discovery in The Leisure Seeker.
AOIFE McArdle's Kissing Candice is one of the most visually arresting entries showing at this year's Belfast Film Festival – an impressive achievement considering that this bold, genre-bending psychological teen drama is the Omagh-born writer/director's first feature.
CUSTODY (15, 94 mins) Writer-director Xavier Legrand's feature debut is a continuation of his award-winning short Just Before Losing Everything about a terrified wife wriggling free of the suffocating grasp of her abusive husband.
LOCAL musician Matt McGinn went global in 2017 with his Lessons of War initiative, which found the Co Down singer/songwriter teaming up with music makers in conflict zones to create a musical response to war.
DERRY woman Sara Moran never got to meet her soldier uncle Rifleman Patrick McGowan but his life and death in China left such an indelible mark on her that she was determined to find out what happened to him after he was killed more than 80 years ago.
SINCE writer-director Eli Roth made his debut with the low-budget horror Cabin Fever in 2002, the Massachusetts-born film-maker has enthusiastically embraced his reputation as one of contemporary cinema's maestros of gore.