Interview with Paul Verhoeven for ‘Elle’

Released in Irish cinemas this week, ‘Elle’ is the story of Michéle (Isabelle Huppert) who is violently raped in her home, but reluctant to involve the police since her father committed violent acts when she wa...
Things to Come
3.5Wonderfully Understated

Things to Come

THINGS TO COME (France | Germany/12A/102mins) Directed by Mia Hansen-Løve. Starring Isabelle Huppert, André Marcon, Roman Kolinka, Edith Scob, Sarah Le Picard THE PLOT: Nathalie (Isabelle Huppert) seems quite comfortable in her life as wife, mother, daughter...

Cannes Review – Elle

ELLE (France | Germany | Belgium/TBC/130mins) Directed by Paul Verhoeven. Starring Isabelle Huppert, Virginie Efira, Christian Berkel, Laurent Lafitte, Alice Isaaz. THE PLOT: Michéle (Isabelle Huppert) is v...

Cannes 2015 – Days 9, 10 and 11

Thursday in Cannes saw the first real rain of the entire festival. We sadly left the flip flops at home and squelched down to the Palais to see Jacques Audiard’s film In Competition; DHEEPAN. The film tells the...
Love Movies

Cannes Review – Valley of Love

VALLEY OF LOVE (France/TBC/91mins) Directed by Guillaume Nicloux. Starring Isabelle Huppert, Gerard Depardieu. THE PLOT: Isabelle (Isabelle Huppert) and Gerard (Gerard Depardieu) meet in the sweltering hot Death Valley. The couple were once married, and the...

Cannes 2015 – Days 5 & 6

After the manic excitement of Saturday on the Croisette, Sunday was a much more relaxed affair as we mostly spent the day in cinemas or in various pavilions in the International Village. The first screening ...
Bombs Movies
2.0Never comes together

Louder Than Bombs

LOUDER THAN BOMBS (Norway | France | Denmark/15A/105mins) Directed by Joaquim Trier.Starring Isabelle Huppert, Gabriel Byrne, Jesse Eisenberg, Devin Druid. THE PLOT: Four years after the death of a famed wa...