4.0bittersweet delight

The Big Sick

THE BIG SICK (USA/15A/120 mins) Directed by Michael Showalter. Starring Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter, Ray Romano. THE PLOT: Kumail (Kumail Nanjiani) is a stand-up comedian who moonlights as an Uber driver in Chicago. Or maybe that’s the other way...
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 ...

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 –...

Zoe Kazan Discovers THERE ARE MONSTERS With Bryan Bertino

Zoe Kazan (‘What If,’ ‘Ruby Sparks’) is to take the lead in ‘There Are Monsters,’ the next directorial effort from ‘The Strangers’ helmer Bryan Bertino. ‘There Are Monsters’ focuses on a mother (Kazan) and h...