What will you watch in Irish cinemas this month?
THE FAULT IN OUR STARS
Directed by: Josh Boone
Starring: Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Willem Dafoe, Laura Dern
Release Date: June 20th 2014
Based on the novel of the same name, The Fault in Our Stars stars Shailene Woodley fresh from her turn as Tris in DIVERGENT, and promises to be true tearjerker.
When Hazel and Gus meet at a cancer support group, it is not long before the two realise they have many things in common, including their sense of humour and a dislike of anything they deem to be conventional. It is not long before their feelings of friendship change to something deeper, but how much time do the two truly have together?
Directed by: Jon Favreau.
Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Jon Favreau, Scarlett Johansson, Dustin Hoffman, Sofia Vergara.
Release Date: June 27th 2014
In his first big screen outing as director since 2011’s COWBOYS AND ALIENS, John Favreau reteams with his IRON MAN co-star Robert Downey Jr for the first time outside the Marvel universe.
The story follows a chef who, when his restaurant runs into economic trouble, decides to make a change in his life, by running a food truck – the hipsters will love him! – to keep working in the area he loves, and to somehow piece his estranged family back together.
Directed by: Mike Flanagan
Starring: Karen Gillan, Brenton Thwaites, Katee Sackhoff, Rory Cochrane.
Based on Mike Flanagan’s short film OCULUS: CHAPTER 3 – THE MAN WITH THE PLAN – which is a serious tongue twister – OCULUS stars former Doctor Who companion Karen Gillan in her first role since leaving the cult TV series.
Several years after their father brutally killed their mother and terrorised them, Kaylie and Tim reunite in their old home. Tim has just been released from a mental facility, and Kaylie is determined to get to the bottom of the supernatural mystery that surrounded their trauma.
3 DAYS TO KILL
Directed by: McG
Starring: Kevin Costner, Amber Heard, Hailee Steinfeld
Release Date: June 20th 2014
It has been several years since we have had a McG movie grace our screens – the last being 2012s THIS MEANS WAR – and the CHARLIE’S ANGELS director is back with 3 DAYS TO KILL, which was co-written by Luc Besson.
An ailing CIA agent is drafted back in for one last job, a job that could save his life; he must juggle the two aspects of his life he desperately tried to keep separate and look after his teenage daughter for a weekend, while hunting down one of the world’s most ruthless criminals.
Directed by: Paul Haggis
Starring: James Franco, Mila Kunis, Olivia Wilde, Liam Neeson
Release Date: June 27th
Paul Haggis, director of CRASH, returns to an interweaving and interlocking story – the style that won him an Oscar – with this month’s THIRD PERSON.
THIRD PERSON is a romantic drama that takes place in three cities around the world; Paris, New York and Rome. Each story is tinged with tragedy, and each story is filled with love. How do they link together? You’ll have to watch the movie to find out!