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 […]


Child 44

April 13th, 2015 by

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Director: Daniel Espinosa Cast: Tom Hardy, Gary Oldman, Noomi Rapace, Joel Kinnaman and Vincent Cassel Certificate: 16 Running Time: 137 minutes Release Date: April 17th We can almost hear the conversation between producer Ridley Scott and director Daniel Espinosa (Safe House) right now: Ridley: “Want to direct the adaptation Child 44?” Daniel: “Sure. What’s it […]


Cobain: Montage of Heck

April 9th, 2015 by

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Director: Brett Morgen Cast: Kurt Cobain, Krist Novoselic ,Dave Grohl and Courtney Love Certificate: 16 Running Time: 132 minutes Release Date: April 10th There’s a now permanent exhibit about Nirvana in Seattle’s Experience Music Project Museum. Nirvana’s bass player, Krist Novoselic, donated endless boxes of his own personal collection which document their beginnings in Aberdeen, Washington to […]


The DUFF

April 6th, 2015 by

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Director: Ari Sandel Cast: Mae Whitman,Robbie Amell, Bella Thorne and Allison Janney Certificate: 15a Running Time: 101 minutes Release Date: April 6th If you think of some of the best teen comedies of the past few decades, and the one thing they all have in common is that they stemmed from the brain of a […]


John Wick

April 6th, 2015 by

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Director: Chad Stahelski & David Leitch Cast: Keanu Reeves, Michael Nyquist, Alfie Allen, Adrianne Palicki, Ian McShane and Willem Dafoe Certificate: 16 Running Time: 101 minutes Release Date: April 10th Want to know what the cinematic shorthand is for getting an audience entirely and immediately on your side as you cut bloody, violent swathes of […]


I Used to Live Here

April 2nd, 2015 by

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Director: Frank Berry Cast: Jordanne Jones, Dafyhd Flynn, James Kelly, Ross Gerarghty and Nikita Rowley Certificate: 15a Running Time: 87 minutes Release Date: April 3rd I Used to Live Here follows Amy, a 13-year-old living with her father and still coping with the loss of her mother, over the course of a week after the suicide […]


Altman

March 31st, 2015 by

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Director: Ron Mann  Cast: Robert Altman, Sally Kellerman, Bruce Willis, Elliot Gould, James Caan, Paul Thomas Anderson and Julianne Moore Running Time: 96 minutes Release Date: April 3rd It’s irresistible to compare the subject of a documentary to the documentary itself. For example, Altman (the film) doesn’t quite do justice to Altman (the man), as […]


Fast & Furious 7

March 31st, 2015 by

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Director: James Wan Cast: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, The Rock, Jason Statham, Jordana Brewster, Ludacris, Tyrese Gibson, Ronda Rousey, Kurt Russell, Tony Jaa, Elsa Pataky and Djimon Honsou Certificate: 12a Running Time: 134 minutes Release Date: April 3rd Seven? SEVEN?! Can you believe it?? Outside the horror genre, you just don’t see numbers like that, […]