3.0Curious but familiar

Our Brand is Crisis

OUR BRAND IS CRISIS (USA/15A/107mins) Directed by David Gordon Green. Starring Sandra Bullock, Zoe Kazan, Billy Bob Thornton, Joaquim de Almeida, Scoot McNairy. THE PLOT: After four electoral defeats and some personal issues ‘Calamity’ Jane Bodine (Sandra ...
August 7, 1974, New York, New York, USA: Philippe Petit, a young frenchman, gave the most spectatular high-wire performance of all time by transversing the span beteen towers I and II of the WTC eight times in one hour. Mr. Petit and his team had illegally rigged their cable under the cover of night and he was arrested by the Port Authorities and charged with "attempt(ing) to cause public inconvenience," and trespassing.. Credit: Jean-Louis Blondeau / Polaris

Movies based on Documentaries

Which came first, the documentary or the fictional tale? Sometimes truth inspires fiction and other times it is the other way around. In the case of ‘Our Brand is Crisis’ – released in Irish cinemas this week –...