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| About Adam | Accelerator | Agnes Browne | Ailsa | All Souls' Day | Angela's Ashes | Bloody Sunday | Bogwoman | The Book That Wrote Itself | Borstal Boy | The Boxer | The Boy From Mercury | The Butcher Boy | Country | The Crooked Mile | Crossmaheart | Dancing at Lughnasa | Disco Pigs | Divorcing Jack | Drinking Crude | The End of the Affair | Flick | The General | Gold in the Streets | The Good Thief | The Heart of Me | How To Cheat In The Leaving Certificate | H3 | I Went Down | The Last Bus Home | Last Days in Dublin | A Love Divided | Mapmaker | The Most Fertile Man in Ireland | Michael Collins | The Nephew | Nora | Ordinary Decent Criminal | Puckoon | Rat | Resurrection Man | Saltwater | Snakes and Ladders | Southpaw | Sweety Barret | This is My Father | Veronica Guerin | Waking Ned | When Brendan Met Trudy | When the Sky Falls | Wild About Harry | With or Without You |

Irish Film and Television Academy Awards

1999 | 2000 | 2003

The Boston Irish Film Festival.

Reviews of movies major and minor by Harvey O'Brien, who teaches Film Studies at University College Dublin and is the author of The Real Ireland: The Evolution of Ireland in Documentary Film (Manchester University Press, 2004) and co-editor of Keeping it Real: Issues and Directions in Irish Film and Television (Wallflower Press, 2004).

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Welcme to the new home of Harvey's Movie Reviews. Regular visitors to this site will have noticed the lack of updates lately. I've been busy (see above)... I do hope to get back to regular film reviews soon (I've been doing a lot of theatre reviews on and for Irish Theatre Magazine, and I've also started reviewing books on Irish radio). Anyway, sorry there's nothing new, but for the moment there's plenty in the archives to peruse at your leisure. See you in cyberspace again soon, I hope. In the meantime, please preorder my books at and .com as soon as you see them! :) Shameless, I know, shameless. :)

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Harvey O'Brien was born in New York. After his family emigrated to Clare on the rural west coast of Ireland in 1970s, he instinctively gravitated towards the largest nearby urban centre and now lives in Dublin. He teaches at the Centre for Film Studies in University College Dublin. He previously taught at at the National College of Art and Design and New York University's Tisch School of the Arts Dublin Programme. He is a contributor to Film Ireland magazine and writes short fiction. His work has been published in Cineaste, Historical Journal of Film, Radio, and Television, Film and Film Culture, and Irish Studies Review. He also writes theatre reviews for and Irish Theatre Magazine. His book The Real Ireland: The Evolution of Ireland in Documentary Film is forthcoming from Manchester University Press.

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