3.5Fitting swansong

The Old Man & The Gun

The Old Man & The Gun (USA / 12A / 93 mins)   In short: Fitting swansong   Directed by David Lowery. Starring Robert Redford, Casey Affleck, Sissy Spacek, Tom Waits, Danny Glover.   The Plot: Texas, 1...

Robert Redford Rob Banks In THE OLD MAN & THE GUN Trailer

THE OLD MAN AND THE GUN is based on the true story of Forrest Tucker (Robert Redford), from his audacious escape from San Quentin at the age of 70 to an unprecedented string of heists that confounded authorities and enchanted the public. Wrapped up in the ...

Casey Affleck Joins Joe Wright’s STONER

British filmmaker Joe Wright (‘Hanna,’ ‘Darkest Hour,’ ‘Atonement’) is set to take director’s chair for ‘Stoner,’ an adaptation of the John Williams novel that has Casey Affleck (‘Manchester by the Sea’) attach...

Ben Affleck Eyes Afghanistan War Drama RED PLATOON

‘Justice League’ star Ben Affleck may have found his next directing gig, with the folks over The Tracking Board word that the talented filmmaker is in talks to take the helm for the war drama ‘Red Platoon.’ ...
4.0Truly Haunting

A Ghost Story

A GHOST STORY (USA/12A/92 mins) Directed by David Lowery. Starring Casey Affleck, Rooney Mara. THE PLOT: C (Casey Affleck) and his wife M (Rooney Mara) live in a small house. Their marriage is imperfect, but they deeply love each other. One day, C dies in ...

A GHOST STORY – Trailer For David Lowery’s Next

"We do what we can to endure." Casey Affleck and Rooney Mara reunite with their ‘Ain't Them Bodies Saints’ writer-director for a haunting supernatural love story. Recently deceased, a white-sheeted ghost...
4.0Funny & moving

Manchester by the Sea

MANCHESTER BY THE SEA (USA/15A/137mins) Directed by Kenneth Lonergan. Starring Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams, Ben O'Brien, Kyle Chandler, Mary Mallen THE PLOT: Lee (Casey Affleck) is a Boston handyman who ...

UK/IRL Trailer for MANCHESTER BY THE SEA Starring Casey Affleck

After his older brother passes away, Lee Chandler (Casey Affleck) is forced to return home to care for his 16-year-old nephew. There he is compelled to deal with a tragic past that separated him from his family and the community where he was born and raise...

Casey Affleck To Topline Vigilante Thriller VILLAIN

Casey Affleck ('Triple 9,' 'Ain't Them Bodies Saints') is to write and star in ‘Villain,’ a “gritty and grounded thriller” that has Swedish director Mikael Marcimain attached to helm. Per Deadline, the film ...

Reviews – New movies opening February 19th 2016

TRIPLE 9 (USA/16/115mins) Directed by John Hillcoat. Starring Casey Affleck, Anthony Mackie, Tersa Palmer, Woody Harrelson, Kate Winslet, Chiwetel Ejiofor. THE PLOT: After pulling off a bank heist for the Russian mafia, crooks Russell (Norman Reedus), Gabe...
3.5Great cast

Triple 9

TRIPLE 9 (USA/16/115mins) Directed by John Hillcoat. Starring Casey Affleck, Anthony Mackie, Tersa Palmer, Woody Harrelson, Kate Winslet, Chiwetel Ejiofor. THE PLOT: After pulling off a bank heist for the R...
3.0Serviceable

The Finest Hours

THE FINEST HOURS (USA/12A/117mins) Directed by Craig Gillespie. Starring Chris Pine, Casey Affleck, Ben Foster, Holliday Grainger, Eric Bana, John Ortiz. THE PLOT: In February 1952, a blizzard hit the coast of Cape Cod. Two tankers split in half during the...

Competition – Win TRIPLE 9 Movie Goodies

New thriller TRIPLE 9 opens in Irish cinemas this weekend and to celebrate we have some high tech movie goodies to giveaway, including Binatone Terrain Walkie-Talkies (8km range), long sleeved t-shirt & not...

Competition : Win tickets to a preview of TRIPLE 9

TRIPLE 9 is the new thriller starring Casey Affleck, Kate Winslet, Woody Harrelson, Aaron Paul, Gal Gadot & more... It opens in Irish cinemas on February 19th but lucky readers can enter our competition bel...

Affleck and Phoenix Reunite For FAR BRIGHT STAR

Casey Affleck is set to make his narrative directorial debut with the 1916-set period western ‘Far Bright Star,’ with his ‘I’m Still Here’ collaborator and brother-in-law Joaquin Phoenix starring. An adaptat...