Reviews – New movies opening February 23rd 2018

LADY BIRD (USA / 15A / 94 mins) Directed by Greta Gerwig. Starring Saoirse Ronan, Laurie Metcalf, Tracy Letts, Lucas Hedges, Timothee Chalamet. THE PLOT: Christine AKA Lady Bird (Saoirse Ronan) is 17 and lives in post-9/11 Sacramento, California. It may be...
4.5 A terrific debut

Lady Bird

LADY BIRD (USA / 15A / 94 mins) Directed by Greta Gerwig. Starring Saoirse Ronan, Laurie Metcalf, Tracy Letts, Lucas Hedges, Timothee Chalamet. THE PLOT: Christine AKA Lady Bird (Saoirse Ronan) is 17 and live...
4.0A Unique Tribute

Loving Vincent

LOVING VINCENT (UK / Poland, 12A, 94 mins) Directed by Hugh Welchman, Dorota Kobiela. Starring Douglas Booth, Saoirse Ronan, Chris O'Dowd, Aidan Turner, Jerome Flynn. THE PLOT: France, 1891. Armand (Douglas Booth) is a young man whose father Joseph (Chris O'...

First Look at Saoirse Ronan As MARY, QUEEN OF SCOTS

Filming has begun on location in England and Scotland on the Working Title Films production of ‘Mary, Queen of Scots,’ starring Saoirse Ronan in the title role opposite Margot Robbie (‘Suicide Squad,’ ‘The Wolf...

Margot Robbie Eyes MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS With Saoirse Ronan

Variety has word that Margot Robbie has entered into talks to join Saoirse Ronan for the Josie Rourke-directed period drama ‘Mary Queen of Scots.’ Featuring a script by Michael Hirst (‘Vikings,’ ‘The Tudors’) and Penelope Skinner (‘How I Live Now’), the dra...

Saoirse Ronan’s HANNA Being Turned Into TV Series

A small screen adaptation of ‘Hanna,’ Joe Wright’s 2011 action adventure thriller starring Saoirse Ronan, is reportedly in the works with ‘The Night Manager’ writer David Farr on board to shape the script. R...

Saoirse Ronan Headlines SWEETNESS IN THE BELLY

Irish actress Saoirse Ronan (‘Brooklyn,’ ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’) has signed on to take the lead in in ‘Sweetness in the Belly,’ based on the bestselling novel by Camilla Gibb. Per Deadline, the immigrant...

LOVING VINCENT – Stunning New Trailer for Vincent van Gogh Biopic

Directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman, LOVING VINCENT is a fully painted animated feature film about the life and mysterious death of Vincent Van Gogh. Each of the film’s 62,450 frames is an oil painting on canvas, created by using the same technique in...

Saoirse Ronan To Star in ON CHESIL BEACH Adaptation

Irish actress Saoirse Ronan, who is up for best actress at this year’s Academy Awards for her role in ‘Brooklyn,’ has signed on to headline the drama ‘On Chesil Beach.’ Based on Ian McEwan’s 2007 Booker-shor...

Oscar nominations 2016 – Irish film celebrated

Irish film was celebrated on a world stage today with the 2016 Oscar nominations being announced in LA. Saoirse Ronan and Michael Fassbender got acting nominations, while Irish films 'Brooklyn' and 'Room' will ...

Six Irish Nominations at the 2016 Golden Globes

It's a spectacular year for Irish film at the Golden Globes, with a whopping SIX nominations for Irish talent (seven if you include Game Of Thrones filmed in Belfast). The wonderful Irish made film ROOM received three nominations, including Best Picture – ...

Reviews – New movies opening November 6th 2015

BROOKLYN (Ireland | UK | Canada/12A/111mins) Directed by John Crowley. Starring Saoirse Ronan, Domhnall Gleeson, Emory Cohen, Emily Bett Rickards, Julie Walters, Jim Broadbent. THE PLOT: In the 1950s, Eilis...

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 ...
4.0Heartwarming

Brooklyn

BROOKLYN (Ireland | UK | Canada/12A/111mins) Directed by John Crowley. Starring Saoirse Ronan, Domhnall Gleeson, Emory Cohen, Emily Bett Rickards, Julie Walters, Jim Broadbent. THE PLOT: In the 1950s, Eilis Lacey (Saoirse Ronan) emigrates from Enniscorthy ...

BROOKLYN – Interview with director John Crowley

Cork born John Crowley made his name with 2003’s ‘Intermission’ starring Colin Farrell, before turning his eye to the gentler side of life with ‘Is Anybody There?’. This month see’s the release of his latest pr...