Irish Opinion Eamonn Holmes

We talk movies with the Belfast born Journalist Eamonn Holmes

He’s the face most people wake up to in the morning. For 12 years, Eamonn Holmes presented breakfast show GMTV and since 2005 he has been anchor of Sky News at breakfast time – Sunrise with Eamonn Holmes – from 0600 – 0900. But what does the small screen Journalist know about the big screen? catches up with the Belfast born man to talk movies.

Q: How often to you get to sit down and watch a movie?
I make a point of doing it at least once a week.

Q: Tell us about the last movie you saw?
“Flushed Away”, “Superman Returns” and “Contact”.

Q: What is your favourite Irish movie and why?
The Quiet Man- Fun, fights and John Wayne

Q: What is your favourite movie of all time?
Kelly’s Heroes

Q: What movie could you never sit through again?
So many, most recently “The assassination of Richard Nixon.

Q: Describe your ideal movie cast… (actor, actress & director)
Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Clint Eastwood.

Q: Have you ever cried during a movie? Which one?
Quite a few, particularly Stepmom with Susan Sarandon and Julia Roberts.

Q: Favourite movie snack?

Q: Favourite TV programme?

Q: Who would play you in the movie adaptation of your life?
Anthony La Paglia of TVs ‘Without a Trace’ fame.