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AT THE MOVIES: The Hobbit: the Desolation of Smaug – Review

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Directed by: Peter Jackson Starring: Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Benedict Cumberbatch, Evangeline Lilly, Lee Pace, Luke Evans, Ken Stott, James Nesbitt, Orlando Bloom, Aidan Turner In cinemas December 13th. Peter Jackson’s epic movies based on the legendary books by J.R.R. Tolkien are like marmite – you either love them or hate them. If you weren’t a fan of his … [Read more...]

AT THE MOVIES: Epic – Review

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Directed by: Chris Wedge Starring the voices of: Amanada Seyfried, Colin Farrell, Josh Hutcherson, Christoph Waltz, Chris O'Dowd, Pitbull, Jason Sudeikis, Steven Tyler, Beyonce Knowles In cinemas May 22nd An animated feature is nothing these days without an all star cast and this definitely boasts that in spades. Even Colin Farrell gets in on the act in what is surprisingly one of his … [Read more...]

SHUTTERBUG AT THE WEINSTEIN COMPANY BAFTA 2013 AFTER-PARTY

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  Grey Goose celebrated the achievements of the British Academy Film Award winners and nominees as it hosted the most talked about BAFTAs after party in partnership with The Weinstein Company, producer of nominated movies Django Unchained, Silver Linings Playbook and The Master. On arrival at private members club Loulou's, guests were welcomed in from the cold with a Grey Goose Le Fizz … [Read more...]

THE BAFTA AWARDS 2013: FULL LIST OF WINNERS

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The winners of this year's BAFTA Awards were unveiled last night at a star-studded ceremony at London's Royal Opera House. Daniel Day-Lewis was the expected winner in Leading Actor for Lincoln, while Amour‘s Emanuelle Riva was the surprise winner of the Leading Actress awards. Quentin Tarantino won for Django Unchained‘s Original Screenplay and David O. Russell for Silver Linings … [Read more...]

SHUTTERBUG AT THE EUROPEAN PREMIERE OF LINCOLN IN DUBLIN

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Director Steven Spielberg, Wicklow based actor Daniel Day-Lewis and Oscar winner, Sally Field, along with President Michael D. Higgins, were among the guests who gathered at the Savoy Cinema In Dublin on Sunday night for the European premiere of Lincoln, in association with Moët & Chandon. The event was a cultural gathering of the Irish and American film worlds, one of the first of Fáilte … [Read more...]

THE IFTAs: 2013 IRISH FILM & TELEVISION AWARDS – FULL LIST OF NOMINATIONS

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The Irish Film and Television Awards 2013 were revealed yesterday and, unsurprisingly, RTÉ's Love/Hate has picked up 11 nominations, including Best Drama, Best Actor for Robert Sheehan and Tom Vaughan Lawlor, and Best Actress for Charlie Murphy, who plays Siobhan in the gritty drama. The full list of nominations are as follows: FILM Death of a Superhero (Michael Garland, Astrid Kahmke, … [Read more...]

DANNY DEVITO CONFIRMED AS STAR GUEST AT THE 2013 JAMESON DUBLIN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

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He’s spent countless years reducing audiences to tears of laughter and in 2013, the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival will welcome acting legend Danny DeVito to Ireland! The Taxi actor has been confirmed for the Irish event, taking place from the 14th – 24th February and it has also been revealed that he will be presented with the VOLTA Career Achievement Award. The award, which … [Read more...]

THE DAILY UPDATE AT THE MOVIES: DOLLHOUSE

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Directed by: Kirsten Sheridan Starring: Seána Kerslake, Johnny Ward, Jack Reynor, Shane Curry, Ciaran McCabe, Kate Stanley Brennan In cinemas December 7th ‘Tis the season to be jolly and the characters here are certainly feeling the love. Unfortunately it’s not the Christmas spirit but rather the buzz of drugs and alcohol. When four teenagers break into an upmarket home (actually … [Read more...]

MONDAY MARVEL: ANOTHER 50 SHADES CONTENDER – CHRISTIAN GREY FRONTRUNNER RYAN GOSLING

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Not a week goes without hearing a new name thrown in to the ‘who will play Christian Grey’ rumour mill; but one name that continues to pop up time and again is Ryan Gosling. The Notebook actor has been quick to deny the rumours, even pretending he has never even heard of the Fifty Shades books, but one thing’s for sure, he seems to be a popular choice on internet forums and in the general … [Read more...]

SOMETHING FOR THE WEEKEND: WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU’RE EXPECTING MOVIE REVIEW

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Directed by: Kirk Jones Starring: Cameron Diaz, Jennifer Lopez, Elizabeth Banks, Brooklyn Decker, Dennis Quaid, Chace Crawford, Anna Kendricks, Chris Rock, Matthew Morrison Ben Falcone, Rodrigo Santoro Much like New Year’s Eve and Valentine’s Day, this is one of those ensemble pieces that boasts an all star cast and compresses many tenuously interlocking stories in to an average length … [Read more...]