4.0Revs to the max

Le Mans ’66

Le Mans '66 (USA / France / 12A / 152 mins)   In short: Revs it to the max   Directed by James Mangold. Starring Christian Bale, Matt Damon, Caitriona Balfe, Tracy Letts, Jon Bernthal, Josh Lucas.   The P...

COMPETITION : Win tickets to a preview of LE MANS ’66

LE MANS '66 is the exciting new movie from director James Mangold that opens in Irish cinemas on November 15th, lucky readers can win tickets to a special preview taking place on Tuesday November 12th in Cineworld IMAX. Keep reading for your chance to enter. ...

VICE Trailer Reveals Christian Bale’s Dick Cheney Transformation

Some vices are more dangerous than others. With Adam McKay behind the camera, VICE is a snapshot into U.S. vice president Dick Cheney’s wild, quiet and shadowy power. The ensemble also stars Jesse Plemons, Alison Pill, Lily Rabe, Tyler Perry, Justin Kirk, Lisa...

FORD VS. FERRARI Casts Tracy Letts As Henry Ford II

Pulitzer and Tony award-winner Tracy Letts (‘Lady Bird,’ ‘The Post’) has landed the key role of former Ford Motor Company President Henry Ford II in James Mangold’s ‘Ford vs. Ferrari,’ Deadline has learned. ...

James Mangold Following LOGAN With Ford vs. Ferrari Drama

The folks over at Variety are hearing word that James Mangold has signed on to take the director’s chair for an untitled drama about the rivalry between the designers at Ford and Ferrari to create the world’s fastest racecar. Mangold is working with ‘Edge o...

New HOSTILES Featurette Showcases The Cast

Writer/director Scott Cooper and his talented cast talk about bringing the brutally beautiful Western to the big screen in newly-released featurette. 1892, New Mexico - legendary Army captain Joseph J. Blo...
2.0Lacklustre

The Promise

THE PROMISE (Spain | USA/12A/133mins) Directed by Terry George. Starring Oscar Isaac, Charlotte LeBon, Christian Bale THE PLOT: Against the backdrop of World War I, Armenian medical student Michael (Oscar Isaac) travels to Constantinople to continue his stud...

McKay’s Dick Cheney Biopic Eyes Bale, Carell & Adams

Christian Bale is looking to reunite with his ‘Big Short’ writer-director Adam McKay for an untitled biopic of former vice President Dick Cheney, with Steve Carell and Amy Adams also eyeing roles. According ...
2.0Bloated & indulgent

Knight of Cups

KNIGHT OF CUPS (USA/IFI/118mins) Directed by Terrence Malick. Starring Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Natalie Portman, Imogen Poots, Wes Bentley. THE PLOT: Rick (Christian Bale) is a writer in Hollywood, whose glamorous life of parties and excess holds no...

Bale and Pike Become HOSTILES

Christian Bale and his ‘Out of the Furnace’ writer-director Scott Cooper are set to reunite for ‘Hostiles,’ a western drama penned by the late Donald Stewart (‘The Hunt for Red October,’ ‘Missing,’ ‘Patriot Gam...

Interview with Steve Carell for The Big Short

In 'The Big Short', Steve Carell stars as Mark Baum, a Wall Street contrarian who, with a small band of less-than-merry money managers, bets against conventional wisdom when he foresees the impending collapse o...

The Big Short – interview with director Adam McKay

With his new film, 'The Big Short', director Adam McKay makes the complicated story of the 2007 economic crisis into a smart, acerbic, and surprisingly accessible and funny film. Nominated for five Oscars, including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Supp...

Reviews – New movies opening January 22nd 2016

THE BIG SHORT (USA/15A/130mins) Directed by Adam McKay. Starring Ryan Gosling, Steve Carell, Christian Bale, Brad Pitt, Melissa Leo, Hamish Linklater, Rafe Spall, Marisa Tomei. THE PLOT: It’s 2005, and all ...
3.0Smartly scripted

The Big Short

THE BIG SHORT (USA/15A/130mins) Directed by Adam McKay. Starring Ryan Gosling, Steve Carell, Christian Bale, Brad Pitt, Melissa Leo, Hamish Linklater, Rafe Spall, Marisa Tomei. THE PLOT: It’s 2005, and all ...