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...

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’) attached to star. Per Variety, the follows the life o...

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, bu...

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 (Affleck) returns to his suburban home to console...
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 ...

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 tells the origins of a modern-day vigilante, with ...

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 R...
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...

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 & notepad... Keep reading for your chance to win. ...

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 adaptation of Robert Olmstead's 2009 novel of the same na...