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AT THE MOVIES: PROMETHEUS

Prometheus poster

Directed by: Ridley Scott Starring: Charlize Theron, Michael Fassbender, Noomi Rapace, Idris Elba, Guy Pearce, Logan Marshall-Green To say this film has been hotly anticipated is something of an understatement. With Scott’s 1979 offering Alien now regarded as an absolute classic, fans of the movie have been speculating the origin of the evil alien parasites featured in it for over 30 … [Read more...]

AT THE MOVIES: SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN

Snow White and the Huntsman

Directed by: Rupert Sanders Starring Charlize Theron, Chris Hemsworth, Kirsten Stewart, Ian McShane, Nick Frost, Ray Winstone, Bob Hoskins It appears that movies based on the Snow White fairytale are like buses. You wait for ages and then two come along at once. Almost hot on the heels of Mirror Mirror, which starred Lily Collins and Julia Roberts as the eponymous princess and wicked queen … [Read more...]

THE MOVIE REVIEW: YOUNG ADULT

Young Adult

Director: Jason Retiman Starring: Charlize Theron, Patrick Wilson, Patton Oswalt Released: February 3rd This latest offering from the Oscar winning writer of Juno, Diablo Cody, will strike a chord with anybody who’s ever wished they could return to a particular time in their life. Theron plays Mavis Gary a self obsessed thirty-something writer whose life is a mess. Divorced, drinking … [Read more...]

WIN! TICKETS TO A SPECIAL SCREENING OF YOUNG ADULT

Young Adult

We’ve teamed up with Paramount Pictures to offer ten Daily Update readers the chance to win a pair of tickets to a special preview screening of Young Adult at Cineworld cinema in Dublin at 7pm on Monday January 30th. Academy Award winner Charlize Theron plays Mavis Gary, a writer of teen literature who returns to her small hometown to relive her glory days and attempt to reclaim her happily … [Read more...]