Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg hit Dublin’s red carpet for Daddy’s Home.
“Our lawyer sent me an email going, ‘oh have you heard of this guy, Hozier?’ and I was like, ‘Yes, I expect you to have instigated legal proceedings by the time you’ve finished reading this email,’ and he emailled back, ‘are you serious? do you want me to?’
“And I said ‘No! No, no, don’t!’ It’s like, it’s his name, and I certainly don’t think it’s going to do him any favours, and it certainly won’t do us any harm!
“We were thinking of covering Take Me To Church just to make it more confusing.”
Alicja Ayres is a Polish actress based in Dublin. She has been in such films as ‘The Canal’, ‘I Used To Live Here’, ‘Monged’ and ‘The Elephant Is Contagious’. I got her insights into film-making industry in Ireland.
That is such a good question and a tough one. I would honestly be happiest in a small tight knit crew, where we each cared equally about achieving something special, but that’s not always possible or practical. All I know is I love telling stories and I’m going to continue doing so in whatever capacity I’m able.
I caught up with Roy Duffy, frontman for Dublin Junk-Rock band Squarehead and asked him about his experience in the band, what they’ve done and what they intend to do next.