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All posts in July 2016
Who’s That Pokémon? Irish Actors As Pocket Monsters
Pokémon has been going strong for twenty years now, with more games, movies, television series and new monsters than you can shake a Sudowoodo at. The recent release of Pokémon Go has shot its relevancy back into the heights of the original craze of the 90s, sending Nintendo’s stock soaring and getting everyone talking, exploring…
Competition: Win tickets to The Princess Bride at Happenings’ Open Air Cinema
It’s a bit hot this week isn’t it? Certainly too hot to be sitting in watching a film. So why not watch one outside instead?
Aliens Arrive At The Bord Gáis Energy Theatre
2016 marks the 30th anniversary of the release of Aliens, James Cameron’s follow up to Ridley Scott’s original and terrifying sci-fi horror Alien. A number of events are happening worldwide to mark the occasion, inlcuding a special screening of the film at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre.
Batman: The Killing Joke Makes Its Way To Dublin
“Hello. I came to talk. I’ve been thinking lately. About you and me. About what’s going to happen to us, in the end. We’re going to kill each other, aren’t we?”
The Judas Iscariot Lunch: Tonight At 9.35
Following a sell-out premiere at the Dublin International Film Festival earlier this year and at the recent Galway Film Fleadh, feature-length documentary The Judas Iscariot Lunch will be broadcast on RTÉ 1 this evening, Monday July 18th at 9.35 pm.
Ghostbusters Ain’t Afraid Of No Backlash
Director: Paul Feig Starring: Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones Running Time: 116 minutes Undesirable baggage has followed the Ghostbusters remake from the moment it was first announced. For some, the sheer horror of women being chosen to get slimed while putting ghosts in a box in a movie for children has prompted a lot of teeth gnashing,…
Hardcore Henry Honestly Horrible
Director: Ilya Naishuller Starring: Sharlto Copley, Danila Kozlovsky, Haley Bennett Running Time: 96 minutes The problem with reviewing Hardcore Henry is not in evaluating whether or not it is a good movie, but in evaluating whether it can be considered a movie at all. Certainly the images movie, so it has that going for it. Shot entirely on head-mounted GoPro cameras so that…
The Witch , An Instant Horror Classic
Director: Robert Eggers Starring: Anya Taylor-Joy, Ralph Ineson Running Time: 92 minutes Fear is not only a sudden emotion, a shriek let out at something jumping out at you. There’s also the fear that you carry with you, an omnipresent dread, a fear that can’t be outrun not because it’s a machete-wielding monster man that’s always following but because it’s already…
Hail Ethan, Hail Joel, Hail Caesar
Directors: Joel and Ethan Coen Starring: Josh Brolin, George Clooney, Alden Ehenreich Running Time: 106 minutes There are moments in Hail, Caesar! where it really feels like the Coen Brothers have put together their greatest comedy ever, a broad and absurd send up of Old Hollywood filled with classic cinema references and thinly-veiled analogues that brings all the age’s greatest…