Film & TV

Film & TV

Gringo – Film Review

Director: Nash Edgerton Starring: David Oyelowo, Charlize Theron, Joel Edgerton and Sharlto Copley Release Date: Out Now A long time stunt double, often standing in for his brother Joel, one would assume Nash Edgerton knows action. The action…

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The Lodgers – Film Review

Director: Brian O’ Malley Starring: Charlotte Vega, David Bradley, Eugene Simon and Bill Milner Release Date: 9 Mar As the camera pans across overcast skies and dead autumn leaves in the opening minutes of The Lodgers, it makes…

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The Mercy – Film Review

Director: James Marsh Starring: Colin Firth, Rachel Weisz and David Thewlis Release Date: 9 Feb The movies are often quoted as being ‘inspirational’ to audiences; a world of escapism in an often crushingly practical society. The sports drama…

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Roman J. Israel, Esq. – Film Review

Director: Dan Gilroy Starring: Denzel Washington, Colin Farrell and Carmen Ejogo Release Date: 2 Feb Dan Gilroy likes Los Angeles. The director/screenwriter of 2014’s Nightcrawler, which dealt with the seedy nightlife of an L.A.-based journalist, Gilroy has returned…

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Downsizing – Film Review

Director: Alexander Payne Starring: Matt Damon, Christoph Waltz, Hong Chau Release Date: Out Now There’s no doubting that Alexander Payne is one of the best adapted screenplay writers of this day and age. He has clocked up a…

Dublin Film Festival

ADIFF 2018 Programme Announced!

Press Release: ADIFF 2018 Main Programme Announcement   Bill Pullman, Vanessa Redgrave, Paul Schrader, Cillian Murphy, Barry Keoghan, Lance Daly, Nora Twomey, Paddy Considine, Sandy Powell, and Lynne Ramsay lead an exquisite line-up of Irish and International film talent…

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The Man Who Invented Christmas – Film Review

Director: Bharat Nalluri Starring: Dan Stevens, Christopher Plummer, Jonathan Pryce and Justin Edwards Release Date: 1 Dec You’ve most likely read the book before, or at least seen the film adaptations, particularly one filled with Muppets. But have…

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The Death of Stalin – Film Review

Directed by: Armando Iannucci Starring: Steve Buscemi, Simon Russell Beale, Jeffrey Tambor, Michael Palin, Jason Isaacs, Paddy Considine, Adrian McLoughlan, Andrea Riseborough and Rupert Friend Release Date: Out Now As far as comedic subject matter goes, it’s harder…

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The Ritual – Film Review

Director: David Bruckner Starring: Rafe Spall, Robert James-Collier and Arsher Ali Release Date: Out Now It’s Friday the 13th on the calendar again, a date that simply cannot pass without the movie industry capitalising on its connotations. Cue…