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First XMenOrigins Image Revealed

For four bachelors of Killcoulin's Leap, life is slowly passing them by. The remote Western Irish town holds no future for them, no career opportunities, very few eligible women, and (save for the handful of ge...
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Star Trek movie delayed until 2009

You'll have to wait another year to boldly go where no man has gone before! Do you want the good news or the bad news first? The bad news is that Paramount Ireland have been in touch with Movies.ie to let us kn...
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Tom Kalin confirmed for Dublin Film Festival

'Swoon' director comes to Dublin. Director of the much acclaimed film 'Swoon', Tom Kalin, has confirmed that he will attend the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival. Kalin will attend the screening of his...
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The Mighty Boosh Movie

Soup, soup, a tasty soup, soup! A spicy carrot and corriander!! CRUTON CRUTON! Crunchy friends in a liquid broth! Fresh from selling out five live shows at Dublin's Olympia theatre the Boosh boys (aka Noel Fi...
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Juno tops Irish box office

Here’s a quick run down of this weeks cinema charts!   It’ll come as a surprise to no one that this week top movie is 'Juno',  the story of a sassy sixteen year old who finds herself with child (not t...
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Irish Rental Charts

Your up-to-date guide to what's topping the rental charts. What's topping the rental charts this week? Here's the run down of the top 10 films.   1 ATONEMENT  ***See It!*** Winning the BAFTA for...
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The latest Wachowski News

Pop singer signs on to Wackowski film 'Ninja Assassins'  The South Korean pop singer Rain (Jung Ji-hoon) has signed on to the next Brothers Wachowski film. Ninja Assassins, directed by James McTeigue (V fo...
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Daniel Radcliffe sets the record straight

Radclifee denies rumour that Spielberg will direct final Harry Potter film Rumours that Steven Spielberg is to direct the last Harry Potter film were finally denied today. It was Potter himself, aka Danie...
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JK Rowling Visits UCD

Harry Potter author receives James Joyce award from Dublin university. Acclaimed author J.K. Rowling visited UCD last night (12/02) to receive the prestigious James Joyce Award from the university’s Literary an...
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New Star Wars

Star Wars set for animated sequel Star Wars will return to cinemas this August in an animated movie titled Star Wars: The Clone Wars. The animated film will be roughly 100 minutes in length and will be set in t...
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Gibson sued over Passion Of The Christ script

Writer, Benedict Fitzgerald sues Gibson for breach of contract It’s not the writer's strike this time, it’s a full out writer’s lawsuit. Mel Gibson is back in the news today, this time under suspicion of fraud,...
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Coen brothers direct The Yiddish Policemens Union

Coen brothers add The Yiddish Policemen's Union to their to-do List After winning best director at the BAFTAs for No Country for Old Men, the Coen Brothers have signed on to write and direct The Yiddish Policem...
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John Malkovich Joins Jonah Hex

John Malkovich Joins Josh Brolin in "Jonah Hex" John Malkovich will square off against Josh Brolin in Jonah Hex, the film adaptation of the DC Comics property that begins production in April. Malkovich will pl...
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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...