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Film Review & Trailer: The Lego Movie 2 – The Second Part

Film Review & Trailer: The Lego Movie 2 – The Second Part

Frances Winston really enjoyed this second Lego Movie, and feels that adults as well as children will get something out of it Directed by: Mike Mitchell – Starring: Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett, Tiffany Haddish, Stephanie Beatriz, Charlie Day, Alison Brie, Nick Offerman, Maya Rudolph As much as I liked playing with Lego in […]

Film Review & Trailer: Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Film Review & Trailer: Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Frances Winston reviews this fact-based film about forged collectible letters, starring Richard E Grant and Melissa McCarthy  Directed by: Marielle Heller – Starring: Melissa McCarthy, Richard E Grant I have to admit that a fact-based drama about the fraud of collectible letters, supposedly written by literary greats, didn’t sound like the most appealing prospect. However, […]

Film Review & Trailer: VICE

Film Review & Trailer: VICE

A film review by Frances Winston of the new Christian Bale movie, about former Vice-President of America, Dick Cheney – VICE. Directed by: Adam McKay – Starring: Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Steve Carell, Sam Rockwell, Tyler Perry, Alison Pill, Jesse Plemons Chances are you have already heard a lot about this movie, since Christian Bale has […]

Film Review: Irish Film Cellar Door

Film Review: Irish Film Cellar Door

Frances Winston reviews Cellar Door, an Irish film set in a mother-and-baby home situation  Directed by: Viko Nikci – Starring: Karen Hassan, Catherine Walker, Mark O’Halloran In a week that sees many big-budget, and award-contending movies released comes this Irish offering from writer/director, Viko Nikci. This initially premiered at the Galway Film Fleadh, and is […]

Film Review & Trailer: Green Book

Film Review & Trailer: Green Book

Frances Winston reviews Green Book, a film based on a true story about a classical pianist and his bodyguard Directed by: Peter Farrelly – Starring: Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali, Linda Cardellini This film hits Irish screens with several awards already under its belt, and an Academy Award nomination for best picture. Like many movies in […]

Film Review & Trailer: Second Act

Film Review & Trailer: Second Act

Frances Winston reviews Second Act, starring Jennifer Lopez Directed by: Peter Segal – Starring: Jennifer Lopez, Leah Remini, Vanessa Hudgens, Treat Williams, Milo Ventimiglia It’s not really the season for frothy films, given that all the award-season’s heavy hitters are now in cinemas, but J-Lo has never been one to do things conventionally. Hence this […]

Film Review & Trailer: The Upside

Film Review & Trailer: The Upside

Frances Winston reviews The Upside, a remake directed by Neil Burger Directed by: Neil Burger – Starring: Kevin Hart, Bryan Cranston, Nicole Kidman This is a remake of a French film called The Intouchables, which was a huge hit back in 2011. Based on the true story of wealthy Corsican French businessman, Philippe Pozzo di […]