2.0Does little to impress

Dolittle

Dolittle (USA / PG / 101 mins) In short: Does little to impress Directed by Stephen Gaghan. Starring Robert Downey Jr., Antonio Banderas, Harry Collett, Michael Sheen, Jim Broadbent, Jessie Buck...
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.   The Plot: Former career criminal Brian (Michae...

It Takes A Bear To Catch A Thief In PADDINGTON 2 Trailer

Michael Bond’s marmalade-loving bear returns for another fun-filled and heart-warming adventure on November 10th. Everyone’s favourite marmalade-loving bear is back for his biggest adventure yet. The much-anticipated sequel to the worldwide hit family...

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 Winds...
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...
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 ‘Bridget Jones’s Baby’

This week, Bridget Jones is back in cinemas, and not only is the lead character single again, after her relationship with the dreamy Mark Darcy (Colin Firth) has come to an end, but she finds herself pregnant and unsure if the father is her ex, or the new man ...

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 ...

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 remains the same. With this in mind, Movies.ie tak...

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 Tom...
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 ...