Teaser Trailer for Harry Potter Spin-Off – Fantastic Beasts

'Fantastic Beasts and Where to find them' is the new movie from JK Rowling scheduled to open in Irish cinemas next November. We still don't know a lot about the film but this new teaser trailer gives us our first look at Eddie Redmayne as Newt Scamander. Wa...

Nominees announced for 2015 European Film Awards

At the Seville European Film Festival the European Film Academy and EFA Productions proudly announced the nominations for the 28th European Film Awards. Ireland's 'The Lobster', starring Colin Farrell and Ra...

Interview with director Yorgos Lanthimos for The Lobster

After Dogtooth and Alps, Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos makes his English-speaking debut with The Lobster - and once again, the critics are raving. Paul Byrne talks to the man behind one of this year's most enigmatic films... So, how to explain 'The Lobste...

Reviews – new movies opening October 16th 2015

CRIMSON PEAK (USA/15A/119mins) Directed by Guillermo del Toro. Starring Mia Wasikowska, Jessica Chastain, Tom Hiddleston, Charlie Hunnam, Burn Gorman, Jim Beaver. THE PLOT: Young author Edith Cushing (Mia W...
5.0sublimely black comedy

The Lobster

THE LOBSTER (UK/Ireland/15A/118mins) Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos. Starring Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz, John C. Reilly, Ben Whishaw, Olivia Colman, Ashley Jensen, Jessica Barden, Angeliki Papoulia. THE PLO...

Colin Farrell interview for THE LOBSTER

This month, Colin Farrell stars in ‘The Lobster’, directed by Yorgos Lanthimos. The film, shot in Ireland, tells the story of David, a man who voluntarily checks himself into a hotel with the sole purpose of finding love within 45 days. The trouble is that if ...

10 movies to see in October 2015

What will you watch in Irish cinemas this month? THE LOBSTER Directed by: Yorgos Lanthimos Starring: Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz, John C. Reilly, Ben Whishaw Release Date: October 16th 2015 Recently ...

Reviews – New movies opening August 28th 2015

STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON (USA/16/147mins) Directed by F. Gary Gray. Starring O'Shea Jackson Jr., Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell, Neil Brown Jr., Aldis Hodge, Marlon Yates Jr., R. Marcos Taylor, Carra Patterson ...
2.0Lacks sizzle

Miss Julie

MISS JULIE (Norway | UK | Canada | USA | France | Ireland/TBC/129mins) Directed by Liv Ullman. Starring Colin Farrell, Jessica Chastain, Samantha Morton THE PLOT: Over the course of a Midsummer’s Night, Miss Julie (Jessica Chastain) and her father’s valet Jo...

Lea Seydoux Takes GAMBIT Female Lead

French actress Lea Seydoux has been offered the female lead opposite Channing Tatum in the ‘X-Men’ spinoff ‘Gambit.’ According to Deadline, the ‘Blue is the Warmest Colour’ star will take on the role of Bella D...

Cannes 2015 – Day 3 and Day 4

Another early start on Friday, as we queued outside the Palais for THE LOBSTER. Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos – his first film in the English language – and a co-production between Greece, UK, Netherlands, France and Ireland, the film is a comedic melodrama sta...
3.0Nicely weird, if slow

Cannes Review – The Lobster

THE LOBSTER (Greece | UK | Ireland | Netherlands | France/TBC/119mins) Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos. Starring Colin Farrell, John C. Reilly, Ben Wishaw, Olivia Colman, Rachel Weisz THE PLOT: Recently single D...