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New Star Wars director Announced

George Lucas has asked director Jim Marquand to join the latest Star Wars project.Jim who's father previously directed 'Return Of The Jedi' will take the reigns on a number of episodes of the upcoming Star Wars...
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Iron Man New footage released

A high school French teacher gives her class a translation exercise based on a real news story about a terrorist who plants a bomb in the airline luggage of his pregnant girlfriend. The assignment has a profoun...
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Dreamworks Dragon Delayed

With the world now aware of his dual life as the armored superhero Iron Man, billionaire inventor Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) faces pressure from the government, the press, and the public to share his techno...
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Four Film Projects for N Ireland

A fortnight ago, we brought you news that the latest Paddy Breathnach movie ‘Red Mist’ began shooting in Belfast. It has since been confirmed that the  film is part of a group of five to be produced by new...
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Paul Dano Goes Gigantic

Mei, a young viilage woman, leads a monotonous life in her dusty hometown in rural China, but unfulfilled, she leaves for Beijing. Tragedy strikes there, and her restless nature compels her to England, where sh...
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Justice League Movie Back On

Set in North America in the 1700s, Solomon Kane takes on deadly human forces as he seeks revenge against the sorcerer who destroyed his family. After shelving the project in January (due to the writer's strike)...
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Wave Riders Wins Audience Award

Christine has been confined to a wheelchair for most of her life. In order to escape her isolation, she makes a journey to Lourdes, the iconic site of pilgrimage in the Pyrenees mountains. She wakes up one morn...
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Bourne 4 confirmed

A low-ranking intelligence operative working in the office of the U.S. Ambassador in France takes on more than he bargained for when he partners with a wisecracking, fast-shooting, high-ranking U.S. agent who's...
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Gervais and Merchant reunited

Supported by his beautiful wife Aileen and their three children, John is on the fast track. But just as his career is taking off, Crowley walks away from it all when his two youngest children, Megan and Patrick...
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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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Juno Sticks At Number 1

Second-billed Marilyn Monroe is the blonde in question in this second film version of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes: Miss Lorelei Lee, whose philosophy is diamonds are a girl's best friend. Together with her best hu...
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Irish Director To Direct Akira

The second screen version of the Ben Hecht/Charles MacArthur play The Front Page, His Girl Friday changed hard-driving newspaper reporter Hildy Johnson from a man to a woman, transforming the story into a scint...
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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...