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 Ube...

Trailer for Bryan Bertino’s THE MONSTER Starring Zoe Kazan

Bryan Bertino (‘The Strangers’) directs this suspenseful and scary new film, in which a divorced mother (played by Zoe Kazan) and her headstrong daughter must make an emergency late night road trip to see the girl’s father. As they drive through deserted c...
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 so...

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...