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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 […]

Film Review & Trailer: Stan & Ollie

Film Review & Trailer: Stan & Ollie

Frances Winston reviews this film about Laurel & Hardy, played by Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly Directed by: Jon S. Baird – Starring: Steve Coogan, John C. Reilly, Shirley Henderson, Danny Huston, Nina Arianda, Rufus Jones Decades after both their deaths, Laurel & Hardy remain one of the most beloved comedy-duos of all time. […]

Film Review & Trailer: Aquaman

Film Review & Trailer: Aquaman

Frances Winston reviews this latest origins-style movie from the DC universe, Aquaman Directed by: James Wan – Starring: Jason Momoa, Amber Heard, Willem Dafoe, Patrick Wilson, Dolph Lundgren, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Nicole Kidman Although this is Aquaman’s first standalone movie, it is actually leading man, Jason Momoa’s third outing as the aquatic superhero. He has […]

Film Review & Trailer: Nativity Rocks! This Ain’t No Silent Night

Film Review & Trailer: Nativity Rocks! This Ain’t No Silent Night

Frances Winston reviews this children’s movie, which is part of the Nativity Rocks’ series Directed by: Debbie Isitt -Starring: Simon Lipkin, Daniel Boys, Craig Revel Horwood, Meera Syal, Helen George, Ruth Jones, Celia Imrie, Hugh Dennis, Anna Chancellor, Ramin Karimloo As difficult as it is to believe, this is the fourth offering from the Nativity […]