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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...
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New M Night Shyamalan Trailer

Two teasers released for 'The Happening' M. Night Shyamalan denies being a horror film maker, in fact he insists his one true horror film so far has been 'The Sixth Sense'. In a recent presentation shown to Mov...
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Heath Ledger Dolls Go on Sale

Heath Ledger to be immortalised in doll form 'Batman: The Dark Knight' merchandise went on sale yesterday including two figures of the new Joker, played by the late actor Heath Ledger. The film is Ledger's...
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New version of Blade Runner opens in Ireland

The final cut of Ridley Scott's classic will get an exclusive Irish release this weekend. Following the sold-out screening at the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival this Friday, Ridley Scott’s Sci-Fi cl...
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Juno triumphs over Jumper at the boxoffice

Juno sticks at number one spot in this weekend's movie charts. There are a couple of surprises in this week’s Irish Cinema Box Office Charts. First, considering it was Valentines, the charts are markedly devoi...
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Faithfull and OHanlon attend JDIFF events

All things film festival: The Midweek Dublin film festival review We’re half way through this year’s Dublin film festival and everything appears to be running smoothly. Tonight, Ardal O’Hanlon (of Father Ted fa...
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Donnie Darko Director wraps up next film

Richard Kelly's third film wraps up production but will it put the director back on track? 'Donnie Darko' director Richard Kelly has confirmed that production has wrapped on his third feature 'The Box'. On...
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Jumper sequel in the works

Jumper Director talks about possible sequel It's not entirely unexpected. After jumping to the number one spot in the cinema charts, ‘Jumper’ director Dough Liman is already talking sequels. While neither cast,...
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Smurf Movie footage leaks

Digital smurfs are on the way! No we aren't smurfin' kidding you, the rumours are true. After months of rumours Paramount have confirmed the existence of a Smurf Movie (or Les Schtroumpfs to you fancy folk out ...
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Doc Browne is Back

A brief but welcome return back to the future... Christopher Lloyd has made some questionable decision in recent years- the most glaring being his decision to star in Pamela Anderson's comedy show  'Stacke...