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4.0

SOUL

The plot: Joe (Jamie Foxx) is a middle-school band teacher whose dreams of playing jazz with the greats has never panned out until an old student calls him unexpectedly to say that he has an audition to play w...
4.0Wonder-Ful

Wonder Woman 1984

The Plot: Time has passed for Diana (Gal Gadot), but she hasn't aged a day. She's lived those years on other adventures though. It's now 1984 and she's working for the Smithsonian Institute in Washington D.C. S...
2.5Has Its Charms

Two By Two: Overboard!

The Plot: After 147 days at sea, the 50,000 animals on the ark are getting cabin fever. They're anxious to find land and thereby a new home. Forever curious, Finny (Max Carolan) and Leah (Ava Connolly) run riot...
3.5Tense & thrilling

Let Him Go

The Plot: Montana, the 1960s. Married couple George (Kevin Costner) and Margaret (Diane Lane) mourn the loss of their son and what this means for his young family. Their daughter-in-law Lorna (Kayli Carter) has...
2.0A pandemic footnote

Songbird

The Plot: Los Angeles, 2024. As the Covid pandemic continues to rage around the world, a disparate group of Los Angelenos find themselves four years into lockdown. With the deadly virus now airborne and reachin...
3.0Gets to the finish line

The Racer

The Plot: Ireland, Summer 1998. For the first time, the Tour De France cycling race has left mainland Europe to hold three stages across the country. Dom (Louis Talpe) arrives with his team headed up by manager...
3.0Warmly Engaging

Superintelligence

The Plot: Carol (Melissa McCarthy) never really amounted to much. At a job interview for a tech company, she's described as the most average person on Earth. However, someone took notice. Or rather some thing -...
2.0Shoots Blanks

Pixie

The Plot: Once upon a time in the west... of Ireland, there lived a young woman intent on starting a new life in San Francisco. Meet Pixie (Olivia Cooke), the step-daughter of rural gangster Dermot (Colm Meaney...
3.5Born to be wild

Crock Of Gold – A Few Rounds With Shane MacGowan

The Plot: This career-spanning documentary examines the meteoric rise, fall and resurgence of one Shane MacGowan. From his humble beginnings in rural Tipperary to his punk years in London and beyond, he shook u...
3.5Sweetly Charming

Kajillionaire

Old Dolio (Evan Rachel Wood) and her parents Robert (Richard Jenkins) and Theresa (Debra Winger) make up a family of career con artists. When they're not boosting packages from the post office, they're scroungi...
4.0Divine debut

Saint Maud

Prim and proper Maud (Morfydd Clark) is a nurse who has been assigned to look after Amanda (Jennifer Ehle). Amanda is a middle-aged former dancer of some note, but is now mostly confined to her home suffering f...
4.0Enchanting

WOLFWALKERS

The Plot: Kilkenny, 1650. Lord Protector Cromwell (Simon McBurney) has ordered his occupying English troops to clear the forest to make way for the farmers. That won't be an easy task, as the forest is occupied...
4.0Hugely impactful

COUNTY LINES

The Plot: 14-year-old Tyler hasn't got much in the way of future prospects. He lives with his mother Toni (Ashley Madekwe) and younger sister. He's getting through life one day at a time, not helped by his moth...
2.0Relatively ancient

Relic

Kay (Emily Mortimer) and her daughter Sam (Bella Heathcote) arrive at the family home of Kay's mother Edna (Robyn Nevin). Edna has gone missing, prompting an anxious Kay to find out what's happened. When Edna s...
2.5Short On Magic

The Witches

The Witches (USA / Mexico / PG / 105 mins) Having lost his parents in a car crash, young Hero Boy (Jahzir Bruno) comes to live with his wise Grandma (Octavia Spencer). She warns him to be on the lookout for ...
4.0A stronger voice

Monsoon

Kit (Henry Golding) finds himself a virtual stranger in his old home. Having lived in England for nearly 30 years, he's arrived back in Vietnam. When he was younger, his family fled persecution in the wake of T...
3.0On The Ball

Street Leagues

In recent years, Ireland has seen a surge of homeless people. They have become victims to drink, drugs and other social problems. However, there is a light at the end of the tunnel. Sean Kavanagh set up the Str...
3.0

Bill & Ted Face The Music

Inseparable California dudes Bill S. Preston Esquire (Alex Winter) and Ted 'Theodore' Logan are rocking out in their middle age. Still with the medieval English princesses, they also have daughters Billie (Brig...
4.0An assured debut

NOCTURNAL

Painter / decorator Pete (Cosmo Jarvis) hasn't had the most blessed of lives. He bottles up his emotions and finds it difficult to talk about the pain that is so clearly burning away inside him. He strikes up a...
4.0Brutally good

SAVAGE

The Plot: Danny AKA Damage (Jake Ryan) didn't grow up the easy way. Living under a strict father who shunned his fledgling criminal behaviour, he found himself sent to a borstal to cool his blood. However, thin...