The Homesman

November 21st, 2014 by

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Director: Tommy Lee Jones Cast: Tommy Lee Jones, Hilary Swank, Miranda Otto, John Lithgow, James Spader, Meryl Streep Certificate: 15A Running Time: 122 min Release: November 21st Set in the Old West, The Homesman tells the story of a petty criminal (Tommy Lee Jones) who owes a debt to a farmer (Hilary Swank) who saved his life. In […]


Standby

November 14th, 2014 by

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Director: Rob and Ronan Burke Cast: Brian Gleeson and Jessica Paré Certificate: 15a Running Time: 83 minutes Release Date: November 14th Sad sack Alan (Brian Gleeson) is going through a rough patch. He had been recently stood up at the altar and has found himself working alongside his mother in a tourist information office in […]


The Drop

November 13th, 2014 by

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Director: Michaël R. Roskom Cast: Tom Hardy, James Gandolfini, Noomi Rapace, Matthias Schoenaert and John Ortiz  Certificate: 15a Running Time: 106 minutes Release Date: November 14th Cousin Marv’s is one of the many bar in a neighbourhood in Brooklyn that operates as a drop bar, where criminals stash their money. The bar is owned by a […]


The Imitation Game

November 12th, 2014 by

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Director: Morten Tyldum Cast: Benedict Comberbatch, Keira Knightley and Matthew Goode Certificate:  Running Time: 114 minutes Release Date: November 14th The Imitation Game is surprisingly watchable. Personally speaking, the prospect of watching yet another costume drama with all of those actors who are in all of the other period pieces is about as appealing as an extra […]


Interstellar

November 7th, 2014 by

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Director: Christopher Nolan Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Michael Caine, John Lithgow, Jessica Chastain, David Gyasi and Bill Irwin Certificate: 12A Running Time: 169 minutes Release: November 7th With the Earth slowly dying a team of astronauts, led by pilot Cooper (Matthew McConaughey), is recruited to explore a mysterious wormhole, with the hope of finding […]


Mr. Turner

November 1st, 2014 by

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Director: Mike Leigh Cast: Timothy Spall, Paul Jesson, Marion Bailey, Dorothy Atkinson, Lesley Manville Cert: 12A Runtime: 149 minutes Release: October 31st Mr. Turner opens with a lengthy tracking shot of two women strolling and making casual, good-natured conversation in Dutch against a shaggy but near-unremarkable countryside backdrop which almost as an aside, is being rendered […]


One Million Dubliners

October 31st, 2014 by

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Director: Aoife Kelleher Certificate: PG Running Time: 83 minutes Release Date: October 31st Collins is in there. Dev too. Constance Markievicz, Luke Kelly, Dermot Morgan and someone you knew personally, they’re in there too. That’s the myth, the legend; we’ve all got someone in there. One and a half million if records are to be […]


The Guarantee

October 31st, 2014 by

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Director: Ian Power Cast: David Murray, Orla Fitzgerald, Peter Coonan, Morgan C Jones Certificate: 15A Running Time: 75 minutes  Release Date: October 31st  On the night of September 29th 2008, the Irish Government took steps to ensure a banking collapse would be avoided by guaranteeing the banks using the Irish taxpayers money. In doing so they created a […]


Nightcrawler

October 31st, 2014 by

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Director: Dan Gilroy Cast: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo and Bill Paxton Certificate: 16 Running Time: 117 minutes Release Date: October 31st “If it bleeds, it leads.” Lou Bloom is many things. He’s driven, willing to work hard and highly motivated. He’s a self-taught and self-made man. He’s a gaunt parrot spewing TED talks and 12-step programmes. […]


Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

October 25th, 2014 by

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Director: Miguel Arteta Cast: Steve Carell, Jennifer Garner, Ed Oxenbould, Kerris Dorsey, Dylan Minnette Running time: 81 min Certificate: PG Release: 24th October Childhood is filled with moments of alienation deeply felt. Constant surveillance and total powerlessness breed self-pity; no wonder my inner child is a jerk. In the best art made for children – […]


This Is Where I Leave You

October 24th, 2014 by

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Director: Shawn Levy Cast: Jason Bateman, Tina Fey, Adam Driver, Rose Byrne and Corey Stoll Certificate: 15a Running Time: 103 minutes Release Date: October 24th Meet the Altman’s.  They’re a bland, privileged, white family whose apparent dysfunctional nature somehow means that you should take interest in their problems for an hour and forty-five minutes. Brought together […]


Love, Rosie

October 24th, 2014 by

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Director: Christian Ditter Cast: Lily Collins, Sam Claflin and Jamie Winstone Certificate: 15a Running Time: 103 minutes Release Date: October 24th Can a man and a woman be friends or will sex get in the way? In the real world the answer to that is of course they can. Platonic friendships between men and women […]


The Book of Life

October 24th, 2014 by

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lDirector: Jorge R. Gutierrez Cast: Zoe Saldana, Channing Tatum, Ron Perlman, Kate de Castillo and Diego Luna Certificate: G Running Time: 95 minutes Release Date: October 24th Primarily set around the Day of the Dead celebrations in Mexico where family and friends gather to pray and remember loved ones, who have died, The Book of […]


Fury

October 22nd, 2014 by

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Director: David Ayer Cast: Brad Pitt, Logan Lerman, Shia LaBeouf, Michael Peña and Jon Bernthal Certificate: 15a Running Time: 135 minutes Release Date: October 24th Brad Pitt. World War II. Killing Nazis. Sharp haircut. We’ve been here before, haven’t we? Its star and the Western inspired story are probably where comparisons between Fury and Inglorious Basterds […]