A boy growing up in Dublin during the 1980s escapes his strained family life by starting a band and moving to London
A concert movie on an unprecedented scale, Rattle And Hum captures U2 – on and off the stage – during their triumphant Joshua Tree tour. From the giant technicolour stadium celebrations to the black-and-white intensity of the indoor shows, this is U2 at their best. Follow the group across America, exploring new influences, playing with the legandary B.B. King from Dublin to Graceland
Documentary of Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds’ 1989 tour of America
Two years after the death of his beloved wife, Pat O’Brien (Tommy O’Neil) summons his children back to their homestead in the west of Ireland. Fionn (Liam McMahon) travels from New York, Gareth (Emmett Hughes) from London, and daughter Una (Slaine Kelly) returns from Dublin, fearing the worst. Pat is not the only family member bearing the burden of a secret. The O’Briens is a modern comedy about a dysfunctional Irish family and the town ..
Jimmy Rabbitte, just a tick out of school, gets a brilliant idea: to put a soul band together in Barrytown, his slum home in north Dublin. First he needs musicians and singers: things slowly start to click when he finds three fine-voiced females virtually in his back yard, a lead singer (Deco) at a wedding, and, responding to his ad, an aging trumpet player, Joey “The Lips” Fagan
The Guy is a Dublin guitarist/singer-songwriter who makes a living by fixing vacuum cleaners in his Dad’s Hoover repair shop by day, and singing and playing for money on the Dublin streets by night. The Girl is a Czech who plays piano when she gets a chance, and does odd jobs by day and takes care of her mom and her daughter by night
A drama based on Jimi Hendrix’s pre-fame years
A documentary on the electric guitar from the point of view of three significant rock musicians: the Edge, Jimmy Page and Jack White
A follow-up of sorts to her infamous first efforts at documenting her life on and off stage in Truth or Dare, Madonna invites us in again, 14 years later in I’m Going to Tell You a Secret. It follows Madonna from the dancer auditions for her Re-Invention tour, to backstage behind the shows and all the real life that happens in-between. While not as titillating as her first foray into the documentary world, I’m Going ..
The story of music legend Terri Hooley, a key figure in Belfast’s punk rock scene. Hooley founded the Good Vibrations store from which a record label sprung, representing bands such as The Undertones, Rudi and The Outcasts