Reviews

Film Review: ‘i’m thinking of ending things’ 

Film Review: ‘i’m thinking of ending things’ 

Review By Frances Winston   ‘i’m thinking of ending things’  Directed by: Charlie Kaufman – Starring: Jesse Plemons, Jessie Buckley, Toni Collette, David Thewlis Available on Netflix now! Meeting a partner’s parents is hard enough at the best of times, but made all the more difficult when you are having doubts about the relationship, and […]

Film Review: Rising Phoenix

Film Review: Rising Phoenix

Review by Frances Winston Directed by: Ian Bonhôte and Peter Ettedgui –  Starring: Tatyana McFadden, Bebe Vio, Jonnie Peacock, Jean Baptiste Alaize Available on Netflix now! Sport was one of the many casualties of the CoVid crisis, and the Paralympics games were no exception. Cancelled due to the worldwide pandemic, the athletes who had worked […]

Film Review: Project Power

Film Review: Project Power

Review by Frances Winston Directed by: Ariel Schulman and Henry Joost Starring: Jamie Foxx, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Dominique Fishback Streaming on Netflix from August 14th If you could take a pill that would give you superpowers for five minutes would you? Bearing in mind that you have no idea what that superpower would be. Well, according […]

Film Review & Trailer: Summerland

Film Review & Trailer: Summerland

Review By Frances Winston Directed by: Jessica Swale – Starring: Gemma Arterton, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Lucas Bond, Dixie Egerickx, Siân Phillips, Penelope Wilton, Tom Courtenay The title of this movie might sound cheery, but Summerland in fact refers to a pagan ‘heaven’. However, the characters are far from living in any sort of heaven, given that […]

Film Review: Unhinged

Film Review: Unhinged

Review By Frances Winston Directed by: Derrick Borte –  Starring: Russell Crowe, Caren Pistorius, Gabriel Bateman, Jimmi Simpson, Austin P. McKenzie Many movies are still choosing to release online rather than in cinemas at the moment, as the industry struggles to find its feet working within the current social distancing restrictions. However there are still […]

Family film ‘Pinocchio’ and thriller ‘Spree’ – Irish cinemas August

Family film ‘Pinocchio’ and thriller ‘Spree’ – Irish cinemas August

  Wildcard Distribution and Vertigo Releasing are delighted to announce the Irish theatrical release for two titles in August – Matteo Garrone’s award-winning fantasy-film PINOCCHIO and the thriller SPREE starring Stranger Things actor Joe Keery.    Both films will open in Irish cinemas on Friday 14 August.  PINOCCHIO tells the tale of an old woodcarver named Gepetto […]

Film Review: 100% Wolf

Film Review: 100% Wolf

Review By Frances Winston 100% Wolf Directed by: Alexs Stadermann Starring the voices of: Ilai Swindells, Magda Szubanski, Rhys Darby, Akmal Saleh One thing many people have missed during lockdown is the family cinema outing. While LOs have been kept entertained by hours of appropriate content on streaming services, it’s just not quite the same […]

Review: My First Holy CoVid

Review: My First Holy CoVid

Review by Frances Winston My First Holy CoVid Multiple free performances daily from July 28th – 31st in a selection of site specific top secret locations in Dublin City Centre This production is taking place in various Dublin City Centre locations, but they are top secret until the day of the show. I had to […]

Film Review & Trailer: Stage Mother

Film Review & Trailer: Stage Mother

Review by Frances Winston Directed by: Thom Fitzgerald – Starring: Jacki Weaver, Lucy Liu, Adrian Grenier, Mya Taylor, Allister MacDonald, Oscar Moreno, Jackie Beat In cinemas from July 24th. Special Previews on July 16th You’ll have to forgive me if I get a bit emotional writing this review, but the press screening marked the first […]

Film: ‘Stage Mother’ – Irish cinemas 24 July

Film: ‘Stage Mother’ – Irish cinemas 24 July

Sling on your gladrags and throw on some glitter and glam! The trailer for the uplifting and heartwarming comedy-drama, STAGE MOTHER, has arrived, ahead of its now earlier theatrical release across Ireland, from Friday 24 July, with previews on International Drag Day (Thursday 16 July) from Wildcard Distribution and Altitude. STAGE MOTHER sees conservative, Texas church-choir […]