Hacksaw Ridge
3.5Remarkably gory

Hacksaw Ridge

HACKSAW RIDGE (Australia | USA/16/139mins) Directed by Mel Gibson. Starring Andrew Garfield, Vince Vaughn, Teresa Palmer, Sam Worthington, Hugo Weaving. THE PLOT: Desmond Doss (Andrew Garfield) enlists into the army during World War II, even though he is, as...

Lance Daly’s Famine Drama BLACK 47 In Production

Filming is underway on Irish filmmaker Lance Daly’s western-style thriller ‘Black 47,’ with an James Frecheville (‘The Stanford Prison Experiment,’ ‘Animal Kingdom’), Hugo Weaving (‘Hacksaw Ridge,’ ‘The Lord of...

Strangerland – Interview with Irish writer Michael Kinirons

For budding Mullingar movie mogul Michael Kinirons, getting to write Nicole Kidman’s latest movie has changed everything. I’ve long been fascinated with the often sudden fall of major movie stars. It’s almost as though overnight the likes of Julia Roberts,...
2.0Struggles to convince


STRANGERLAND (Australia/Ireland/15A/112mins) Directed by Kim Farrant. Starring Nicole Kidman, Joseph Fiennes, Hugo Weaving, Maddison Brown, Nicholas Hamilton, Meyne Wyatt, Sean Keenan, Jim Russell. THE PLOT: ...
Mad Max

The best masks in the movies

MAD MAX: FURY ROAD is released in Irish cinemas this week, having screened at the Cannes Film Festival on Thursday. The main villain of MAD MAX: FURY ROAD is the frightening leader of The Warboys, Immortan Joe ...
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Hugo Weaving Eyes Anand Gandhi’s BIRD ECLIPSE

Anand Gandhi's latest begins casting... Hugo Weaving ('Oranges and Sunshine,' 'The Turning') and Sohum Shah ('Ship of Thesus,' 'Baabarr') are in talks to star in Anand Gandhi's fantasy period drama 'Bird Eclips...