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Superbad star signs on to Ricky Gervais project

Jonah Hill stars in This Side of the Truth. Superbad star Jonah Hill has signed on for upcoming Ricky Gervais comedy This Side of the Truth. Gervais will play lead man Mark, who discovers he can ...
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Breathnach filming in Belfast

Shrooms director returns to filming. Director Paddy Breathnach has started filming his new movie in Belfast. The cult director has previously directed  the classic 'I Went Down' alongside 'Man About Dog'...
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Farrell reveals fears for In Bruges

Farrell dicusses concerns over In Bruges performance Colin Farrell has revealed that he feared that his on/off-screen reputation would cause problems with his latest film In Bruges. Farrell was concerned that t...
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Scorsese to make Bob Marley Documentary

Legendary Reggae singer's life brought to the big screen. Martin Scorsese has announced his plans to make a Bob Marley documentary. The project will be undertaken by Shangri-La Entertainment and Tuff Gong Pictu...
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Bond Teaser Revealed

New Poster for new Bond film, Quantum of Solace. The next Bond movie is still months away but there's already excitement around the film. This poster, the first glimpse of the upcoming adventure was unveiled at...
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Roy Scheider dies

Jaw's Roy Scheider dies at 75 Actor Roy Scheider, best remembered for his role as police chief Brody in Steven Spielberg’s JAWS, died on Sunday. The actor was diagnosed with myeloma in 2004 and according to The...
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Russo for the IFTAs

The latest IFTAs update. Rene Russo has confirmed that she will attend the 5th Irish Film and Television Awards in support of her friend and colleague Mel Gibson. Gibson will recieve the Outstanding Contributi...
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BAFTA results

This year's BAFTA results. Hyped up as this year's award cermony to watch, due in part to the writer's strike in America, this years BAFTAs were held tonight in London's Royal Opera House. Here a...
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Writers strike ends

Documentary about Choro, also known as Brazilian jazz. The first genuinely Brazilian urban music, Choro is credited as being the first musical expression of Brazil's melting pot and had a prominent place in the...
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Swank to play Amelia Earhart

Everywhere you look, love is causing chaos. From the bachelor Prime Minister of the United Kingdom who, on his first day at 10 Downing Street, falls in love with the girl who brings him his tea, to a hopeless s...
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New Potter movie begins filming

Joe Kavanagh is on the wagon, but still raw after some chaotic years of drinking. He is bursting with energy, determined to live life to the fullest and ready to make up for his past mistakes. Sarah Downey is a...
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Mel Gibson To Attend Irish Film Awards

Drama, based on a true story and set in Christchurch circa 1954, about the extraordinary friendship between two adolescent girls which culminates in the murder of one of their mothers. Monoparesis embryogeny, p...
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Dominic Monaghan returns to the big screen

The star of Lost and Lord of the rings starts new film role Good news for former 'Lost' star Dominic Monaghan who has signed up to play the lead role in a new psychological thriller called 'Pet'. The plot tells...
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Fritz Langs last film gets a remake

Nicolas Cage plays EMS paramedic Frank Pierce. It is the early 1990's and New York has not yet undergone its renaissance of recent years. Surrounded by the injured and the dying, Frank is dwelling in an urban n...
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Larry David cast in new Woody Allen movie

The year is 1965, and Edie Sedgwick is living every young girl's dream. Edie's life changes forever when she meets Andy Warhol, New York's most famous artist, and the man who will transform this trust fund baby...
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Stuart Townsend and Charlize Theron come to Dublin

From Walt Disney Pictures and visionary director Tim Burton comes an epic fantasy adventure "Alice in Wonderland," a magical and imaginative twist on some of the most beloved stories of all time. Nineteen-year-...
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The Imaginarium of Dr Parnassus confirmed

Website launched for Heath Ledger's final film It seems that Heath Ledger's final film 'The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus' will continue despite the lead actor's death. A website for the film was launched yes...
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Vanity Fair cancels its Oscars party

Vanity Fair supports writers and cancels party. Coming out in support of the writers, Vanity Fair have canceled their  annual Oscars Party. A statement posted  on VanityFair.com  read, '"In...
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Keanu Reeves film gets a rename

His latest film is no longer called 'The Night Watchman' Fox have confirmed that ‘The Night Watchman’, starring Keanu Reeves, will be renamed ‘Street Kings’.  The decision to rename the project was reached...
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Cloverfield tops the Irish Box Office

This weekend's top 10 for cinema-goers. It's been a good week for J.J Abrams with the return of the highly anticipated ‘Lost’ and with his latest project, ‘Cloverfield’, opening at No. 1 in the Irish Weekend b...