What will you watch in Irish cinemas this month?

LOVE, ROSIE

Directed by: Christian Ditter
Starring: Sam Claffin, Lily Collins, Christian Cooke, Tamsin Egerton
Release Date: October 22nd 2014
Based on Cecelia Ahearn’s second book – WHERE RAINBOWS END – LOVE ROSIE attempts to answer the age old question of whether childhood best friends will ever realise their true feelings for one another.
Rosie (Lily Collins) and Alex (Sam Claffin) have been best friends since they were small kids, and could not possibly be right for one another romantically, but when it comes to making the right choices, the two seem to be their own worst enemies.

THE REWRITE

Directed by: Marc Lawrence
Starring: Marisa Tomei, Allison Janney, Hugh Grant, JK Simmons, Bella Heathcote
Release Date: October 8th 2014
Writer’s block can be horrible, take it from us, so we can definitely relate to the plot of THE REWRITE; Keith (Hugh Grant) is a screenwriter whose most successful days seem to be behind him. In a slump, Keith leaves Hollywood and takes up teaching at an East Coast college where he meets Holly (Marisa Tomei) a woman who will change his life.

THE BABADOOK

Directed by: Jennifer Kent
Starring: Essie Davis, Daniel Henshall, Noah Wiseman, Tim Purcell
Release Date: October 24th 2014
It’s October, so it must be horror movie month, but Australian horror movie THE BABADOOK is shaping up to be the scariest movie of the year so far! Screened at Sundance to critical acclaim, THE BABADOOK is the story of Amelia (Essie Davis), a single mum struggling to being up her son after the violent death of her husband. When Amelia’s son finds a disturbing storybook called Mister Babadook, he is convinced that the creature in the book is haunting his dreams. Amelia must decide whether this is the imaginings of a disturbed child, or something far for terrifying.

GOLD

Directed by: Niall Heery
Starring: Maisie Williams, James Nesbitt, David Wilmot, Kerry Condon
Release Date: October 10th 2014
Twelve years after he left town because his childhood sweetheart dumped him and took his child away, Ray (David Wilmot) returns to see his ailing father. Ray decides to catch up with his former partner Alice (Kerry Condon) and his daughter Abbie (Maisie Williams), only to discover that Alice is dating his former high school PE teacher Frank (James Nesbitt).

THE MAZE RUNNER

Directed by: Wes Ball
Starring: Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Will Poulter, Kaya Scodelario, Dylan O’Brien
Release Date: October 10th 2014
Based on James Dashner’s young adult novel of the same name, THE MAZE RUNNER follows Thomas (Dylan O’Brien), a young man who is dropped into a community of young men, and realises that his memory has been wiped. The boys soon realise that they are at the centre of a maze, and must find a way to escape.