On this episode, Jim spoke with Irish director Paddy Breathnach about his latest feature Rosie. Written by Roddy Doyle, the film tells the story of a mother trying to protect her family after their landlord sells their rented home and they become homeless. The film will be screened at the QFT in Belfast from 23-29 November, with the director himself attending a special Q&A session on Monday 26 November.
On this edition of the podcast, Jim caught up with director David Naglieri and Shane Paul O'Doherty to chat about John Paul II in Ireland: A Plea for Peace. The film will be screened at Omniplex Cinemas across Ireland later this week.
On this bumper edition of our podcast, Jim caught up with local filmmaker Jim McMorrow to chat about the Nun and BanterFlix's very own Joe Mc Elroy to review Crazy Rich Asians. In the first part of a series of retrospectives on the work of Orson Welles he caught up Cinepunk's Robert J. E. Simpson to discuss Touch of Evil.
On this Podcast, Jim was joined by Neil Sedgewick from Films & Faith as they discussed Paul Schrader's First Reformed. The film stars Ethan Hawke and is finally getting a release here in Northern Ireland when it is screened at the QFT in Belfast from Friday 07 September.
On this episode, Jim caught up with local writer/director and producer Margaret McGoldrick as we continue to get to know some of the local filmmakers working within the film industry. Along with writing and directing several short films of her own, Margaret has also worked on several locally produced features like The Braxton Butcher, Hostage to the Devil and The Survivalist. So Jim sat down to chat with Margaret about her passion for cinema and experiences of working within the industry.
On this episode, Jim caught up with Director Maurice Sweeney and producer Ed Moloney to chat about their documentary I, Dolours which was recently screened here in Belfast as part of the Pull Focus Documentary Film Festival. Following that interview, Jim caught up with local blogger Alan Meban to chat about the film.
On this episode, Jim caught up with writer Michael Gordon to chat about his work on the comic book adaption of Stan Lee's Lucky Man. This four-part mini-series explores the origins of the bracelet that grant detective Harry Clayton his powers and should be available from your local comic book stores now.
On this podcast, Jim spoke with local writer/director Brian Mulholland, one of the founders of the Film Devour Short Film Festival and Stay Beautiful Films. He sat down with Brian to discuss his passion for cinema and his own journey as a filmmaker.
On this podcast, we chatted in spoilerific detail about Ari Aster's Hereditary, a film which has divided audience and critical opinion with its bombastic ending! So we sat down to share our thoughts on the film. On this recording Jim was joined by Alice Byrne, Therese Rea and Joe Mc Elroy.
On this podcast, the second in a two-part special we continued to showcase some of the guests we spoke to during this year's Edinburgh International Film festival. Some of the guests on this episode included Anthony Byrne (In Darkness), Haifaa Al-Mansour (Mary Shelley), Adam Morse and Laurie Calvert (Lucid) and Stephen Moyer and Anna Paquin about The Parting Glass.
On this podcast, the first in a two-part special we showcase some of the guests we spoke to during this year's Edinburgh International Film festival. Some of the guests on this episode included Ben Elton, George MacKay, Mia Goth and Sergio G. Sánchez, the writer and director of The Secret of Marrowbone
On this edition of our podcast, we caught up with Art Parkinson and Penelope Wilton, two of the stars of Zoo. Written and directed by local filmmaker Colin Mcivor, this film about 'The Elephant Angel' of Belfast Zoo hits cinemas this weekend.
Ahead of their show at the Mac here in Belfast on Saturday 30 June, BanterFlix's Jim McClean caught up with Andrew Jones Cassidy, Bill Taylor and Steven Barrett from the Sick Sense to see what makes these sickos laugh!