3.5Quirky and hilarious

Elvis & Nixon

ELVIS & NIXON - REVIEW (USA/12A/86mins) Directed by Liza Johnson. Starring Kevin Spacey, Michael Shannon, Alex Pettyfer, Colin Hanks, Johnny Knoxville. THE PLOT: On December 21st, 1970, Elvis Presley ...

10 things you need to know about ‘Elvis & Nixon’

‘Elvis & Nixon’ is released in Irish cinemas this week, and stars Michael Shannon as The King – AKA Elvis – as he arrives at the White House one December morning in 1970, demanding an audience with President Richard Nixon, with a view to becoming an underc...

Reviews – New movies opening April 8th 2016

MY NAME IS EMILY (Ireland/12A/100mins) Directed by Simon Fitzmaurice. Starring Evanna Lynch, Michael Smiley, Martin McCann, George Webster, Barry McGovern. THE PLOT: Teenager Emily (Evanna Lynch) always had...
4.0Magical

Midnight Special

MIDNIGHT SPECIAL (USA/12A/112mins) Directed by Jeff Nichols. Starring Michael Shannon, Kirsten Dunst, Joel Edgerton, Jaeden Lieberher, Adam Driver, Sam Shepard. THE PLOT: Alton (Jaeden Lieberher) is a special...

Michael Shannon Talks MIDNIGHT SPECIAL

The charismatic and commanding Michael Shannon talks about his role in the sci-fi road movie and reuniting with Jeff Nichols for their fourth collaboration. From acclaimed director Jeff Nichols ('Take Shelter,' 'Mud') comes a genre-defying thriller starri...

Competition : Win MIDNIGHT SPECIAL goodie packs

To celebrate the release of MIDNIGHT SPECIAL (cert 12a) on April 8th, we’re giving you the chance to win a mysterious MIDNIGHT SPECIAL merchandise pack. Each pack includes BLACK T SHIRT WITH GLOW EFFECTS ...
3.0An important story

Freeheld

FREEHELD (USA/12A/103mins) Directed by Peter Sollett. Starring Julianne Moore, Ellen Page, Michael Shannon, Steve Carell. THE PLOT: When New Jersey police detective Laurel Hester (Julianne Moore) is diagn...

10 things you need to know about Freeheld

‘Freeheld’ is released in Irish cinemas this week and tells the story of Laurel Hester (Julianne Moore), a police officer who is diagnosed with terminal cancer. In order to allow her partner Stacie (Ellen Page)...
4.5The power of love

Loving – Review

LOVING (USA | UK/TBC/123mins) Directed by Jeff Nichols. Starring Joel Edgerton, Ruth Negga, Nick Kroll, Michael Shannon, Martin Csokas THE PLOT: When Richard Loving (Joel Edgerton) and Mildred (Ruth Negga) marry in secret before returning to their home in ...
4.0Festive Fun

The Night Before

THE NIGHT BEFORE (USA/16/101mins) Directed by Jonathan Levine. Starring Seth Rogen, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Anthony Mackie, Mindy Kaling, Lizzy Caplan, Miley Cyrus, Michael Shannon, Jillian Bell, Ilana Glazer. ...