Director: Rian Johnson Starring: Daniel Craig, Jamie Lee Curtis, Michael Shannon, Don Johnson, Toni Collette, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Lakeith Stanfield, Katherine Langford, Jaeden Martell, Christopher Plummer Running Time: 130 minutes ________________________________________________________________________________ “The game is afoot” renowned mystery-solver Benoit Blanc knowingly crows during one of Knives Out‘s twisty turns, and it seems clear from the outset what game director Rian…
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Iffy enjoys more success on the Liffey
Filmmakers, film fans and other curious attendees mingled in the charming venue to enjoy mulled wine and hot chocolate before a screening of ten stunning short films at the iffy Short Film Festival last weekend. The programme included eight films from Ireland and two international films with six of the shorts screened written and directed…
Back to Front back at the Stella
Returning to the Stella later this month is the short film series Back to Front, the selection taking place this November 23rd this time in aid of LauraLynn. Seven short films by Irish directors will be screened on the day, with all proceeds going to the children’s hospice.
Decades lived and lost in Martin Scorsese’s gangster epic The Irishman
Director: Martin Scorsese Starring: Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, Al Pacino, Anna Paquin, Jesse Plemons, Bobby Cannavale, Ray Romano, Stephen Graham, Stephanie Kurtzuba, Harvey Keitel, Kathrine Narducci Running Time: 210 minutes ________________________________________________________________________________ There is a moment, deep in the runtime of The Irishman where Robert De Niro’s Frank Sheeran, a man decades in service to the mafia, tries…
It’s a good time to see Bad Timing with Fillum
“A sick film made by sick people for sick people” was how Nicolas Roeg’s Bad Timing was described by its own distributors, and if that sounds like the kind of film you absolutely must see, Fillum and the Generator have you covered this November.
The Breakout Role Podcast – Winona Ryder in Beetlejuice
In the latest episode of the Breakout Role Podcast, Luke and Jess are joined by their first ever guest star, Luke’s girlfriend Grace Tiernan, to watch Tim Burton’s Beetlejuice, and have a good chat about young Winona Ryder’s #WinonaRyderBreakout. During a long career in Hollywood, Winona Ryder has braved bullying, media scrutiny, Hollywood hypocrisy and more,…
The Breakout Role Podcast – Salma Hayek in Desperado
In the latest episode of the Breakout Role Podcast, Luke and Jess watch Robert Rodriguez’ follow-up to El Mariachi, Desperado, featuring the first starring role in Hollywood for Salma Hayek! #SalmaHayekBreakout In her time in America, Salma Hayek has overcome stereotypes and stood up to sexism in the industry. From her turn in Desperado onwards, her…
Tickets going fast for the IFI French Film Festival 2019
November at the Irish Film Institute is always a treat for fans of French cinema and this year is no different. The IFI French Film Festival begins next Wednesday and tickets are selling fast for some of the big titles in this year’s season, running from November 13th – 24th.
A new cinema is on its way to Dawson Street
A new venue for cinema is set to open up in the heart of the city, with the UK-based Everyman chain set to expand into Dublin.
A bell rings as the Light House Cinema reveal their Christmas 2019 movie lineup
Attaboy, Light House. The Smithfield cinema have today announced the programme for their annual Naughty or Nice season, a selection of beloved Christmas classics and carefully curated deep-cuts. Every year the selection tends to bring out the naughty and nice in Dublin’s film fans as they cross in-laws and distant relatives off their gift lists…