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French Film Festival Launches

Veronica is driving on the highway in northwestern Argentina. She becomes distracted by the ringtone of her mobile phone and runs over something, but drives on. The story will revolve around her meltdown follow...
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Lighthouse Cinema reopens in May

Many Irish cinema goers have fond memories of the old Lighthouse cinema on Dublin's Abbey street. In a time before the IFI the Lighthouse was the only place in the country that had regular screenings of arthous...
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Spielbergs Chicago 7 Delayed

Steven Spielberg’s next film ‘The Trial of the Chicago 7’ looks likely to be delayed due to fears of a potential Screen Actors Guild strike. The film centres on eight Vietnam protesters accused of inciting a ri...
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IFB recieves New Government Funding

World-traveling documentary filmmakers Nigel and Marianne Thornberry have come to Africa with their family--precocious Eliza, rebellious Debbie and adopted wild child Donnie--to record a miraculous event. Once ...
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Terminator 4 Gets Release Date

"Chance Pe Dance" is the story of a talented and passionate young actor/dancer named Sameer. Positive and brimming with energy, Sameer juggles various jobs while working towards getting his big break in the ind...
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OSCAR RESULTS Coen Brothers Triumph

In "Food, Inc.," filmmaker Robert Kenner lifts the veil on our nation's food industry, exposing the highly mechanized underbelly that's been hidden from the American consumer with the consent of our government'...
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Irish Film wins Oscar

"My Name is Khan" examines the life of a Muslim man from India, living in San Francisco, who embarks on a remarkable journey across the United States, inspiring people while inviting debate and creating an acci...
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Irelands most Popular Irish Film announced

When a British diplomat's wife -- a socially-conscious lawyer -- turns up dead in Kenya, he sets out to find the truth surrounding her murder. In the process, he finds out that his wife had been compiling data ...
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Suprise Film Revealed

Ingrid Bergman won her first of three Oscars for this suspense thriller, crafted with surprising tautness by normally genteel women's picture director George Cukor. Bergman stars as Paula Alquist, a late 19th c...
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Lohan Number One At Rassies

As I type, the Oscars are going on in the background, highlighting some of last year's best films. Conversely, I'm writing about some of the worst and this year’s awards for the 28th annual Golden Raspberry Awa...
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Final Destination Four Cast Confirmed

This 1959 Ozu production centers on the likable but fallible leader of an itinerant acting troupe (floating weeds being the Japanese name for such groups), Kimajuro, played brilliantly by Ganjiro Nakamura. The ...
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Hoffman Joins Curtis Film

Director Yasujiro Ozu (1903-63) was famous for dramas which focused tightly on the character of family members and friends making sacrifices for one another's happiness. In Akibiyori, a still-beautiful widow ha...
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Pirates Director Jumps Ship For Animated Movie

Julien Temple's "Oil City Confidential" is the last film in his trilogy on British music of the 1970s. It is a prequel to his landmark films about punk figureheads the Sex Pistols in "The Filth & The Fury"...
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Farrell Speaks About Ledgers Final Role

A psychological thriller about a troubled young woman working nights at a recently closed hospital that may be connected to a series of gruesome murders. Colin Farrell has confirmed that he will play one third ...
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Sony Picks Up 2012

It didn't take long... After yesterday's news, that the studios were vieing for Emmerich's latest apocalyptic script, it appears Sony has won the rights to it. The film is due to go into production late summer ...
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Independence Day Director In Bidding War

Jane appears to be ideal: attractive, intelligent, unruffled by her employer's abrupt eccentricities. But, gradually, we come aware that Jane has another agenda. Incrementally, Sir Paul's familiar surroundings ...
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Irish Film wins at Berlinale Film Fest

Darren Thornton’s Irish Film Board funded short ‘Frankie’  has won the UIP Prix Award for Best Short Film at the Berlinale Film Festival.   The short, which lasts 12 minutes, was produced by Collette...
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David Yates to finish the Potter Franchise

"Burlesque Undressed" is a lavish and dazzling journey right into the heart of the art-form, featuring a compelling mix of live performance, interviews from burlesque stars past and present, captivating music a...
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Mr Brooks Tops Rental Charts

This week’s top ten DVD rentals are as follows: 1    MR BROOKS  2    ATONEMENT  3    HEARTBREAK KID THE  4    BREAC...