2.0Geezer con job

King Of Thieves

King Of Thieves (UK / 15A / 107 mins)   In short: Geezer con job   Directed by James Marsh. Starring Michael Caine, Jim Broadbent, Ray Winstone, Tom Courtenay, Paul Whitehouse, Charlie Cox, Michael Gambon. ...

Michael Caine Plots a Heist In Full KING OF THIEVES Trailer

A group of diamond geezers with one hell of a retirement fund. Featuring an all-star cast of legends led by Sir Michael Caine, KING OF THIEVES is the darkly funny, incredible true story of the Hatton Garden robbery, the most daring heist in British criminal hi...

Charming Teaser Trailer for PADDINGTON 2 Debuts

Everyone’s favourite marmalade-loving bear is back for his biggest adventure yet. The much-anticipated sequel to the worldwide hit family film finds Paddington happily settled with the Brown family in Windsor Gardens, where he has become a popular member o...
2.0Unsatisfying

The Sense of an Ending

THE SENSE OF AN ENDING (UK/15A/108mins) Directed by Ritesh Batra. Starring Jim Broadbent, Charlotte Rampling, Harriet Walter, Michelle Dockery, Matthew Goode. THE PLOT: Retired Tony Webster (Jim Broadbent...

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 the Rings’), Jim Broadbent (‘Bridget Jones's Baby...
2.5Tries too hard

Bridget Jones’s Baby

BRIDGET JONES'S BABY (Ireland | UK | France | USA/15A/122mins) Directed by Sharon Maguire. Starring Renée Zellweger, Colin Firth, Patrick Dempsey, Gemma Jones, Jim Broadbent THE PLOT: Five years after the e...

10 things you need to know about EDDIE THE EAGLE

‘Eddie the Eagle’ is released in Irish cinemas this week, and tells the story of Eddie Edwards (Taron Edgerton), an unlikely athlete who went on to become the UK’s most celebrated ski jumper at the 1988 Winter Olympics. A true underdog story, ‘Eddie the Eagle’...

Leaving Home: 5 films about the places that change us

‘Brooklyn’ is released in Irish cinemas this week, and stars Saoirse Ronan as Eilis; a young Irish woman who emigrates to America in the 1950s. When she returns home, Eilis is completely changed, although home ...

Reviews – New movies opening May 8th 2015

BIG GAME (Finland | UK | Germany/12A/90mins) Directed by Jalmari Helander. Starring Samuel L. Jackson, Jim Broadbent, Victor Garber, Felicity Huffman, Onni Tommila, Ray Stevenson. THE PLOT: Oskari (Onni Tommila) is sent into a Finnish forest on his 13th bi...
4.0Fun farcical adventure

Big Game

BIG GAME (Finland | UK | Germany/12A/90mins) Directed by Jalmari Helander. Starring . THE PLOT: Oskari (Onni Tommila) is sent into a Finnish forest on his 13th birthday to bag some big game and prove himself ...

Reviews – New movies opening December 5th 2014

We review this week's new cinema releases, including BLACK SEA, PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR and MEN, WOMEN & CHILDREN... BLACK SEA (UK/15A/115mins)Directed by Kevin Macdonald. Starring Jude Law, Scoot McNairy,...