Rocky IV At Grindhouse Dublin Sets Our Hearts On Fire

Grindhouse Dublin is committed to serving up a selection of classic or rarely screened films. Taking place on the last Friday of the month every month at the Light House Cinema, Grindhouse Dublin has shown the likes of Carrie, Big Trouble in Little China and more classics this year alone. This month’s selection by Dublin’s long-running cultivators of cult hits is Rocky…

Nocturnal Animals Is A Violent And Sad Film

Director: Tom Ford Starring: Amy Adams, Jake Gyllenhall, Michael Shannon, Aaron Taylor-Johnson Running Time: 116 minutes A family on a road trip is run off the road by a car of dangerous, drunk men. The score goes deathly silent. There are many voices, but everything is shot in darkness and we don’t know half of the characters and everyone is…

Interview: Cathal Kenna Talks Coming Home

Showing in Movies@Dundrum later this month, Cathal Kenna’s documentary Coming Home is described as ‘an intimate portrayal of the experiences of Irish emigrants’ that explores the concept of home and its meaning to different kinds of people. Ahead of the screeings in Dundrum from November 18-24, Film In Dublin spoke with Cathal about his motivations and experiences…

The Accountant Crunches More Than Numbers In Surprisingly Pulpy Action Flick

Directed by: Gavin O’Connor Starring: Ben Affleck, J.K. Simmons, Anna Kendrick, Jon Berenthal, Cynthia Addai-Robinson, Jeffrey Tambor, John Lithgow Running Time: 128 mins The Accountant is a bit of an odd mixture of a movie. It sells itself as a smart, stylish, accounting based espionage thriller. Despite such lofty aspirations however, The Accountant is essentially just…

Choose To Watch The New Trainspotting Trailer

This morning saw the release of the latest trailer for T2, which is not a rerelease of the action-packed Terminator sequel but rather the follow up to Trainspotting, Danny Boyle’s breakout saunter through the lives of Scottish drug addicts. Once again Ewan McGregor’s Renton is recommending that we “choose life”. Life however, has changed in…

A Street Cat Named Bob Offers Feel-Fine Feline Thrills

Starring: Luke Treadway, Ruta Gedmintas, Joanne Froggatt, Anthony Head Director: Roger Spottiswoode Running Time: 103 mins While the history of cinema has a reasonably successful track record with feel-good movies of the canine variety; the same can’t really be said for our feline friends. A Street Cat Named Bob aims to change all that. Despite what the trailers would…