4.5A total blast

American Animals

American Animals (UK / USA / 15A / 117 mins)   In short: A total blast   Directed by Bart Layton. Starring Evan Peters, Barry Keoghan, Blake Jenner, Jared Abrahamson, Ann Dowd, Udo Kier.   The Plot: Kentu...

Irish Star Barry Keoghan to Lead Y: THE LAST MAN Adaptation

Barry Keoghan (‘The Killing Of A Sacred Deer,’ ‘Dunkirk’), Imogen Poots (‘I Kill Giants,’ ‘Frank & Lola’), Lashana Lynch (‘Captain Marvel,’ ‘Brotherhood’), Juliana Canfield (‘Plain Fiction’), Diane Lane (‘J...

Barry Keoghan & Cosmo Jarvis to Lead Nick Rowland’s CALM WITH HORSES

Irish stars Barry Keoghan (‘Dunkirk,’ ‘The Killing of a Sacred Deer’), Niamh Algar (‘The Drummer and The Keeper,’ ‘Without Name’), and singer-songwriter/actor Cosmo Jarvis (‘Lady Macbeth,’ ‘Annihilation’) are set to lead the cast of ‘Calm With Horses,’ the fea...

Colin Farrell – Interview for KILLING OF A SACRED DEER

Currently producing some of the best and most diverse work of his career, Colin Farrell again delivers in The Killing of a Sacred Deer, the pitch-black new psychological thriller from Yorgos Lanthimos. This is Farrell’s second time working with the writer/dire...

Reviews – New movies opening November 3rd 2017

THE KILLING OF A SACRED DEER (UK/Ireland / 16 / 120 mins) Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos. Starring Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman, Barry Keoghan, Raffey Cassidy, Sonny Suljic, Alicia Silverstone. THE PLOT: Emin...
3.5Unsettling

The Killing of a Sacred Deer

THE KILLING OF A SACRED DEER (UK/Ireland / 16 / 120 mins) Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos. Starring Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman, Barry Keoghan, Raffey Cassidy, Sonny Suljic, Alicia Silverstone. THE PLOT: Emin...
4.0Taut and exciting

Dunkirk

DUNKIRK (UK | Netherlands | France | USA/12A/106mins) Directed by Christopher Nolan. Starring Mark Rylance, Tom Hardy, Kenneth Brannagh, Harry Styles, Barry Keoghan. THE PLOT: In 1940, 338, 226 Allied soldiers were rescued from the beach in Dunkirk, having...

Notable accents in the movies…

This week, ‘Trespass Against Us’ is released in Irish cinemas. The film focuses on Chad Culter (Michael Fassbender) and his family, who live on a halting site with Chad’s father Colby (Brendan Gleeson) and other members of the extended family. Inherently drawn...
4.0Full of heart

Trespass Against Us [Macau Film Festival (IFFAM) Review]

TRESPASS AGAINST US (UK/15A/99mins) Directed by Adam Smith. Starring Michael Fassbender, Brendan Gleeson, Barry Keoghan, Killian Scott, Lyndsey Marshal. THE PLOT: Chad Culter (Michael Fassbender) and his fa...

MAMMAL – Interview with Rebecca Daly & Barry Keoghan

 With Mammal garnering rave reviews, Paul Byrne talks to director Rebecca Daly and leading man Barry Keoghan about hidden emotions, big ideas and the Irish film boom. Irish filmmaker Rebecca Daly enjoys explor...

Reviews – New movies opening April 1st 2016

VICTORIA (Germany/15A/134mins) Directed by Sebastian Schipper. Starring Laia Costa, Frederick Lau, Franz Rogowski, Burak Yigit, Max Mauff. THE PLOT: One unremarkable night in Berlin, Victoria (Laia Costa) m...