Tag Archive: Ireland

Mar
19

Tomm Moore on THE SECRET OF KELLS

The Magic's in the Details: Aisling (voiced by Kristen Mooney) and Brendan (Evan McGuire) in THE SECRET OF KELLS

I’m not sure when I first heard of THE SECRET OF KELLS. Probably last year, likely through AICN, definitely way before it wound up on the Oscar nominee list for animated feature (and everybody started going, “The what of who?”). At that time, the buzz was growing around this small, exquisitely designed film out of …

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Nov
06

Michael Aimette and John G. Hofmann on TURNING GREEN

Erin Go Frack Yourself: Donal Gallery (left), Alessandro Nivola (center), and Tim Hutton give Ireland some dark shading in TURNING GREEN

Not to put too fine a point on it, but the poster for TURNING GREEN lies. It showcases Tim Hutton, Colm Meaney, and Allesandro Nivola, but while they’re prominent figures in the film, it ain’t about them. Off in the lower right, with his back turned towards the camera, there’s your protagonist: A teenage boy, …

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