2.5Yay for Oyelowo

Gringo

GRINGO (Australia | USA/15A/110mins) Directed by Nash Edgerton. Starring David Oyelowo, Joel Edgerton, Charlize Theron, Sharlto Copley, Amanda Seyfried. THE PLOT: Harold (David Oyelowo) has worked hard all of...

Amanda Seyfried – Interview for GRINGO

Amanda Seyfried talks about working on the new dark comedy from director Nash Edgerton. The film, hitting Irish cinemas March 9th, co-stars David Oyelowo, Charlize Theron, Joel Edgerton, Thandie Newton, Harry Treadaway and more. An exhilarating mix of d...
3.0Underwhelming

A United Kingdom

A UNITED KINGDOM (USA | UK | Czech Republic/12A/111mins) Directed by Amma Asante. Starring Rosamund Pike, David Oyelowo, Jessica Oyelowo, Tom Felton, Jack Davenport THE PLOT: In 1940s London, Ruth Williams (Rosamund Pike) and Seretse Khama (David Oyelowo) fa...

Bad Robot’s GOD PARTICLE May Be Third CLOVERFIELD

The upcoming J.J. Abrams-produced sci-fi thriller ‘God Particle’ is set to be the next film in the loosely connected ‘Cloverfield’ series, according to the folks over at The Wrap. Directed by Julis Onah (‘Th...
4.0Full of heart

Queen of Katwe

QUEEN OF KATWE (USA/PG/124mins) Directed by Mira Nair. Starring Lupita Nyong'o, David Oyelowo, Madina Nalwanga, Martin Kabanza, Taryn Kyaze THE PLOT: Living in a Ugandan slum and selling vegetables to support...

Board Games in the Movies… From ‘Jumanji’ to ‘Clue’

‘Queen of Katwe’ is released in Irish cinemas this week. The story of Phiona (Madina Nalwanga), a young Ugandan chess prodigy who finds comfort and success in a game of strategy and skill, ‘Queen of Katwe’ focuses on the game of chess – both in terms of title ...

Chris O’Dowd Joins Bad Robot’s GOD PARTICLE

Roscommon-native Chris O'Dowd ('Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiars'), Ziyi Zhang (‘Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon’), Daniel Bruhl (‘Captain America: Civil War’), and Elizabeth Debicki (‘The Man From U.N.C.L.E....

QUEEN OF KATWE Trailer With Lupita Nyong’o and David Oyelowo

"Sometimes the place we're used to is not the place you belong. You belong where you believe you belong. Where is that for you?" Directed by Mira Nair, QUEEN OF KATWE is the colourful true story of 10-year-old Phiona Mutesi (played by newcomer Madina Nalwanga)...

Reviews – New movies opening September 25th 2015

MISS YOU ALREADY (UK/15A/112mins) Directed by Catherine Hardwicke. Starring Toni Collette, Drew Barrymore, Paddy Considine, Dominic Cooper. THE PLOT: Milly (Toni Collette) and Jess (Drew Barrymore) have bee...
2.0Falls apart

Captive

CAPTIVE (USA/12A/97mins) Directed by Jerry Jameson. Starring Kate Mara, David Oyelowo, Michael Kenneth Williams, Mimi Rogers, Jessica Oyelowo, Leonor Varela THE PLOT: As he is brought to court to stand trial for the rape of a former girlfriend, Brian Nichol ...

CAPTIVE Trailer With David Oyelowo and Kate Mara

CAPTIVE tells the dramatic, thrilling, and spiritual true story of Ashley Smith and Brian Nichols. After being taken hostage by Brian in her own apartment, Ashley turns to Rick Warren’s inspirational book, The ...

BELLE Director Amma Asante Builds A UNITED KINGDOM

‘Selma’ star David Oyelowo and Rosamund Pike (‘Gone Girl’) will take the leads in ‘A United Kingdom,’ the next directorial effort from ‘Belle’ helmer Amma Asante. Per THR, the Guy Hibbert-penned script tells...

10 things you need to know about David Oyelowo

We bring you the facts about the star of SELMA... SELMA is released in Irish cinemas this week, and stars Davd Oyelowo as Martin Luther King Jr. The film shines a spotlight on the proposed Civil Rights marches from Selma, Alabama to the State capitol in 1965....

Reviews – New movies opening February 6th 2015

We review this week's new cinema releases, including SELMA, PATRICK'S DAY and THE INTERVIEW... SELMA (USA/12A/128mins)Directed by Ava DuVernay. Starring David Oyelowo, Carmen Ejogo, Tom Wilkinson, Giovanni Rib...