Tag Archive | Barry Keoghan

Irish Film Review: Calm With Horses (On Volta Now)

Irish Film Review: Calm With Horses (On Volta Now)

Review by Frances Winston Directed by: Nick Rowland – Starring: Cosmo Jarvis, Barry Keoghan, Niamh Algar, Ned Dennehy, Kiljan Moroney, David Wilmot Available on Volta Now Like many movies, this offering had its cinema run cut short when the CoVid lockdowns hit. But if you missed your opportunity to see it on the big screen, […]

‘Black 47’ is the number 1 Irish film at the box office this year

‘Black 47’ is the number 1 Irish film at the box office this year

The critically acclaimed BLACK 47 has achieved the highest opening for an Irish film in Ireland since John Crowley’s Oscar-nominated Brooklyn in 2015. Black 47 is set during the Great Irish Famine, and stars Hugo Weaving (Hacksaw Ridge, The Lord of the Rings, The Matrix), Jim Broadbent (Oscar®winner for Iris) and the prolific Irish screen and […]

Film Review & Trailer: American Animals

Film Review & Trailer: American Animals

Frances Winston reviews American Animals, a heist movie based on a true story of a robbery which had not been thought-through Directed by: Bart Layton Starring: Evan Peters, Barry Keoghan, Blake Jenner, Jared Abrahamson, Udo Kier, Ann Dowd This heist flick is based on a true story that you probably haven’t heard of. Indeed, prior […]

Irish Film BLACK 47 To Have US Release (Trailer Below)

Irish Film BLACK 47 To Have US Release (Trailer Below)

US distributors, IFC Films, have signed a deal to roll out Lance Daly’s Black 47 in the US, with a release date scheduled for 28 September.  Black 47 is now set to be released in Ireland, the UK, and America in September, with the film opening in over 100 Irish cinemas on September 5, marking the widest release ever […]

Official trailer for epic Irish feature film Black 47 released

Official trailer for epic Irish feature film Black 47 released

The official trailer for the Irish feature film, Black 47, directed by Lance Daly (Kisses, Life’s A Breeze) has been released by Wildcard Distribution.  The film will go on release in Ireland from Wednesday 5th September. The action film, which closed the recent Galway Film Fleadh to great acclaim, is set during the Great Irish Famine, and […]

Irish Feature Film BLACK 47 To Have World Premiere At The Berlin International Film Festival

Irish Feature Film BLACK 47 To Have World Premiere At The Berlin International Film Festival

The Irish feature film Black 47, directed by Lance Daly (Kisses, Life’s A Breeze) will have its World Premiere at the Berlin International Film Festival next month.  The film, which is an action movie set during the Great Irish Famine, stars Hugo Weaving (Hacksaw Ridge, The Lord of the Rings, The Matrix and Transformers franchises) and Jim Broadbent, (Oscar® winner […]

Film Review & Trailer: The Killing Of A Sacred Deer

Film Review & Trailer: The Killing Of A Sacred Deer

Frances Winston reviews Lanthimos’ The Killing of a Sacred Deer, which she feels is very similar in style to The Lobster, which also starred Colin Farrell, and may be an acquired taste Directed by: Yorgos Lanthimos – Starring: Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman, Barry Keoghan, Raffey Cassidy, Sunny Suljic, Alicia Silverstone, Bill Camp Lanthimos’ last film, […]

Film Review & Trailer: Dunkirk

Film Review & Trailer: Dunkirk

Frances Winston urges you to go and see this film, which is told through the frightened eyes of the people involved. Directed by: Christopher Nolan – Starring: Fionn Whitehead, Tom Glynn-Carney, Jack Lowden, Harry Styles, Aneurin Barnard, James D’Arcy, Barry Keoghan, Kenneth Branagh, Cillian Murphy, Mark Rylance, Tom Hardy It is astonishing to think that […]

Irish film ‘Mammal’ selected for two of Europe’s most prestigious festivals

Irish film ‘Mammal’ selected for two of Europe’s most prestigious festivals

The Irish feature film Mammal starring Academy Award® nominated and Golden Globe® winning actress Rachel Griffiths (‘Six Feet Under’, Muriel’s Wedding) and rising Irish star Barry Keoghan (‘Love/Hate’, ’71) continues its run of festival selections with the news that it will have its European premiere at the International Film Festival Rotterdam in the Netherlands and […]