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. ...

Trailer: Andy Serkis Debuts Dark Jungle Book Adaptation MOWGLI

Motion capture and live action are blended for MOWGLI, a new, big-screen, 3D adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s classic The Jungle Book. The film features an impressive roster of stars under the direction of Andy Serkis. The story follows the upbringing of t...

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 Isa...

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, w...

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 of the US housing market in 2008. Based on the b...

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, i...

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 is well in the world of finance. The property mark...

10 things you need to know about The Big Short

‘The Big Short’ is released in Irish cinemas this week. Directed by the man who brought us ‘Anchorman’, ‘The Other Guys’ and ‘Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby’, Adam McKay, this is a rare foray into ...