San Andreas

May 29th, 2015 by

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Director: Brad Peyton Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Alexandra Daddario, Carla Gugino and Paul Giamatti Certificate: 12a Running Time: 114 minutes Release Date: May 29th You want the best for The Rock. In a movie landscape where actors play comic book characters, he’s an actor who is a comic book character of absurd muscles and immaculate pearly whites. It’s fair […]


Spy

May 27th, 2015 by

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Director: Paul Feig Cast: Melissa McCarthy, Jason Statham, Rose Byrne and Jude Law Certificate: 15a Running Time: 120 minutes Release Date: June 5th While she’s certainly received and deserved a lot of praise for her natural comedienne talents, Melissa McCarthy doesn’t really have the CV to back it up. She stole most of the scenes […]


Man Up

May 27th, 2015 by

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Director: Ben Palmer Cast: Simon Pegg, Lake Bell, Sharon Horgan and Rory Kinnear Certificate: 15a Running Time: 88 minutes Release Date: may 29th We all know and love Simon Pegg from his Three Colours Cornetto series. Lake Bell was fantastic in the indie hit In a World…, while Sharon Horgan blew us all away in […]


Poltergeist

May 22nd, 2015 by

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Director: Gil Kenan Cast: Rosemarie DeWitt, Sam Rockwell, Jared Harris and Jane Adams Certificate: 15a Running Time: 93 minutes Release Date: May 22nd Although its authorship has been debated ever since its release, the original Poltergeist, an undisputed horror classic, was the perfect marriage of writer-producer Steve Spielberg’s family unit drama and sense of wonder with director Tobe […]


Tomorrowland: A World Beyond

May 17th, 2015 by

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Director: Brad Bird Cast: George Clooney, Britt Robertson and Hugh Laurie Certificate: 12a Running Time: 130 minutes Release Date: May 22nd Everything about the way Disney have handled this release seems to spell out that they have absolutely no idea what kind of film they have on their hands. From the loudly launched then quietly […]


Mad Max: Fury Road

May 11th, 2015 by

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Director: George Miller Cast: Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Riley Keough Certificate: 15a Running Time: 120 minutes Release Date: May 15th It doesn’t feel like a coincidence that George Miller has nuked any and all notions of the modern blockbuster with his return to the post-apocalypse. In an age where CGI, […]


Top Five

May 7th, 2015 by

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Director: Chris Rock Cast: Chris Rock, Rosario Dawson, Gabrielle Union, Kevin Hart and Cedric the Entertainer Certificate: 16 Running Time: 102 minutes Release Date: May 8th Andre Allen is a stand-up comedian who went on to become a much-loved funny man in movies, primarily in a series of lowest common denominator action-comedies where he plays […]


Get Up & Go

April 30th, 2015 by

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Director: Brendan Grant Cast: Killian Scott, Peter Coonan, Sarah McCall and Gemma-Leah Devereux Certificate: 15a Running Time: 99 minutes Release Date: May 1st To paraphrase LCD Soundsystem, “Dublin, I love you but you’re bringing me down.” While it’s great that our latest national cinematic revival has been so impressive, the constant misery porn to be […]


Unfriended

April 29th, 2015 by

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Director: Leo Gabriadze Cast: Heather Sossaman, Matthew Bohrer and Courtney Halverson Certificate: 16 Running Team: 83 minutes Release Date: May 1st We’re so used to being saturated with sub-par horror movies that when a good one arrives – The Babadook, It Follows – we almost lose the run of ourselves. While it’s great for a […]


Big Game

April 28th, 2015 by

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Director: Jalmari Helander Cast: Samuel L. Jackson, Onni Tommila and Ray Stevenson Certificate: 12a Running Time: 90 minutes Release Date: May 8th Poor Samuel L. Jackson. So often he finds himself attached to projects that from the outset seem like they might be the coolest thing in cinematic history, and the end result is usually […]


Avengers: Age of Ultron

April 21st, 2015 by

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Director: Joss Whedon Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Mark Ruffalo, Jeremy Renner, Elizabeth Olsen, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, James Spader, Cobie Smulders and Samuel L. Jackson Certificate: 12a Running Time: 141 minutes Release Date: April 23rd This year marks the 15th anniversary of the release of Bryan Singer’s X-Men, a movie which […]


The Canal

April 15th, 2015 by

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Director: Ivan Kavanagh Cast: Antonia Campbell-Hughes, Rupert Evans and Hannah Hoekstra Certificate: 16 Running Time: 93 minutes Release Date: May 8th Up until recently the term “Good Irish Horror Movie” was something of an oxymoron. While comedy-horror Grabbers has its fans, and last year’s genre entry Citadel was something of a quality anomaly, but you’d […]


The Salvation

April 14th, 2015 by

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Director: Kristian Levring Cast: Mads Mikkelsen, Eva Green, Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Eric Cantona Certificate: 15a Running Time: 92 minutes Release Date: April 17th Since the heyday of the genre ended, we’re usually granted, on average, one fantastic western every five years. The last two decades or so have given us the likes of The […]


Glassland

April 14th, 2015 by

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Director: Gerard Barrett Cast: Jack Reynor, Toni Collette and Will Poulter Certificate: 15a Running Time: 93 minutes Release Date: April 17th Glassland, Gerard Barrett’s follow up to his debut feature Pilgrim Hill, looks at the life of a young Dublin taxi called John (Jack Reynor), who lives in a small run down house with his […]