3.5Commendable

Detroit

DETROIT (USA/15A/143 mins) Directed by Kathryn Bigelow. Starring John Boyega, Will Poulter, Algee Smith, Hannah Murray, Kaitlyn Dever, Jack Reynor, Anthony Mackie. THE PLOT: Detroit, 1967. The city is on fire...

Intense New Trailer For Kathryn Bigelow’s DETROIT Released

Arriving in Irish cinemas August 25th, Kathryn Bigelow's much-anticipated crime drama tells the gripping story of one of the darkest moments during the civil unrest that rocked Detroit in the summer of ‘67. Irish release date is August 25, 2017....
3.0Some great moments

Free Fire

FREE FIRE (France | UK/18/90mins) Directed by Ben Wheatley. Starring Jack Reynor, Michael Smiley, Cillian Murphy, Brie Larson, Sharlto Copley. THE PLOT: In 1970s Boston, a group of arms dealers – led by Verno...

Interview with Ben Wheatley for ‘Free Fire’

Ben Wheatley’s new film, ‘Free Fire’, tells the story of an arms deal in 1970s Boston that quickly goes wrong when personal agendas are brought to the negotiating table. There is a host of Irish talent on displ...

Reviews – New movies opening March 24th 2017

THE SECRET SCRIPTURE (Ireland/12A/108mins) Directed by Jim Sheridan. Starring Rooney Mara, Jack Reynor, Theo James, Vanessa Redgrave, Eric Bana. THE PLOT: In the middle of World War II, Irish woman Rose (Ro...
2.5Cliche and trite

The Secret Scripture

THE SECRET SCRIPTURE (Ireland/12A/108mins) Directed by Jim Sheridan. Starring Rooney Mara, Jack Reynor, Theo James, Vanessa Redgrave, Eric Bana. THE PLOT: In the middle of World War II, Irish woman Rose (Rooney Mara) secretly marries an Irish fighter pilot...

Competition – Win THE SECRET SCRIPTURE prizes

To celebrate the release of 'The Secret Scripture 'in cinemas March 24th we’re giving you the chance to win one of five copies of the bestselling book by Sebastian Barry courtesy of Faber & Faber. Keep read...

Macau International Film Festival and Awards (IFFAM) 2016

The first edition of the Macau Film Festival and Awards took place in the autonomous region of south China – just a stone’s throw from Hong Kong – from December 8th to 13th of December. Movies.ie were on hand in the beautiful city, dubbed “Las Vegas of Asia” t...

Ben Wheatley’s FREE FIRE Drops Explosive First Trailer

"Here we go… Now we're cookin'!" From writer-director Ben Wheatley (‘Kill List,’ ‘High-Rise,’ ‘Sightseers’) comes FREE FIRE, an action thriller revolving around an arms deal which goes spectacularly wrong. ...

Jack Reynor, Zoë Kravitz and James Franco Set For Action Thriller KIN

Irish star Jack Reynor (‘Sing Street,’ ‘Glassland’), James Franco (‘In Dubious Battle,’ ‘Zeroville’), Zoë Kravitz (‘Mad Max: Fury Road,’ ‘Dope’), and Dennis Quaid (‘A Dog's Purpose,’ ‘At Any Price’) have all signed on for the indie sci-fi action-thriller ‘Kin....

Competition – Win SING STREET on DVD/Blu Ray

One of the greatest Irish films in years is released on Blu-Ray and DVD this month and to celebrate we have copies of the film to giveaway... Keep reading for your chance to win. ABOUT SING STREET Pack yo...

Reviews – New movies opening March 18th 2016

SING STREET (Ireland | UK | USA/12A/106mins) Directed by John Carney. Starring Ferdia Walsh-Peelo, Lucy Boynton, Aidan Gillen, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Jack Reynor. THE PLOT: In Dublin of the 1980s, Connor (Fer...