Tye Sheridan To Lead Spielberg’s READY PLAYER ONE

Young actor Tye Sheridan, who will next be seen starring in Bryan Singer’s ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ when it arrives in Irish cinemas in May, has landed the male lead role in the film adaptation of ‘Ready Player One,’ according to Deadline. An adaptation of Ernie...

20 films to get excited about in 2016

As we come to the end of the first week of 2016, Movies.ie takes a look forward into the coming year and picks out 20 upcoming releases to get excited about. GREEN ROOM ‘Blue Ruin’, the previous film from d...

Beat the Odds: Great Gambling Movies

‘Mississippi Grind’ is released in Irish cinemas this week, and stars Ben Mendelsohn and Ryan Reynolds as an odd couple of gamblers who team up to take on a big win. The film is a slow burn, and an examination ...

Reviews – New movies opening October 23rd 2015

THE QUEEN OF IRELAND (Ireland/15A/86mins) Directed by Conor Horgan. Starring Rory O'Neill, Mark O'Halloran, Una Mullally, Declan Buckley, Tonie Walsh. THE PLOT: Filmmaker Conor Horgan began making a documentary about performer Rory O’Neill – perhaps better...

Best US road trip movies

With the release of Mississippi Grind in Irish cinemas on October 23rd, the great staple of classic American filmmaking – the road trip – sees a worthy addition to the very best of films made in this genre. Dir...

STAR WARS: ROGUE ONE – First Look Image

Lucasfilm has announced that principal photography is officially underway on the first film in the new standalone ‘Star Wars’ stories series, ‘Rogue One.’ Gareth Edwards (‘Godzilla,’ ‘Monsters’) is behind the l...

MISSISSIPPI GRIND Trailer With Ryan Reynolds and Ben Mendelsohn

‘Half Nelson’ duo Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck latest offering, MISSISSIPPI GRIND, follows a man (Ben Mendelsohn) down on his luck and facing financial hardship who teams up with younger charismatic poker player (Ryan Reynolds) in an attempt to change his luck. T...
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Slow West

SLOW WEST (UK | New Zealand/15A/84mins) Directed by John Maclean. Starring Michael Fassbender, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Ben Mendelsohn, Caren Pistorius. THE PLOT: In the 19th century, a young man named Jay (Kodi Smi...

10 Movies to see in Irish cinemas – June 2015

What will you see in Irish cinemas this month?! Movies.ie brings you some of the most highly anticipated releases to help you decide... ENTOURAGE Directed by: Doug Ellin Starring: Adrian Grenier, Jeremy ...

STAR WARS: ROGUE ONE Eyes Riz Ahmed and Sam Claflin

Riz Ahmed (‘Nightcrawler’ ‘The Reluctant Fundamentalist,’ ‘Four Lions’) is in talks to join the ensemble cast of the ‘Star Wars’ anthology film ‘Rogue One,’ with fellow British actor Sam Claflin (‘The Hunger Games’) also up for a role. The upcoming movie ta...
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Rooney Mara and Ben Mendelsohn Headline BLACKBIRD

Pair topline the stage-to-screen adaptation... Rooney Mara ('Trash,' 'The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo') and Aussie star Ben Mendelsohn ('The Place Beyond the Pines,' 'The Dark Knight Rises') are set to co-star in 'Blackbird,' a feature adaptation of David Har...

Reviews – New movies opening December 5th 2014

We review this week's new cinema releases, including BLACK SEA, PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR and MEN, WOMEN & CHILDREN... BLACK SEA (UK/15A/115mins)Directed by Kevin Macdonald. Starring Jude Law, Scoot McNairy,...

New EXODUS: GODS AND KING Trailer

"I am prepared to fight for eternity." Final trailer for Ridley Scott's biblical epic starring Christian Bale and Joel Edgerton, hitting cinemas December 26th. ...