Tag Archive | Frances Winston

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: The Girl In The Spider’s Web

Film Review: The Girl In The Spider’s Web

Frances Winston reviews The Girl In The Spider’s Web, another film in the Dragon Tattoo franchise  Directed by: Fede Álvarez – Starring: Claire Foy, Sverrir Gudnason, LaKeith Stanfield, Sylvia Hoeks, Stephen Merchant Not to try and confuse you, but this latest addition to the Dragon Tattoo franchise is both a soft reboot, and a sequel, […]

Musical Review: The Band – at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

Musical Review: The Band – at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

The Band – Musical theatre review by Frances Winston Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Dublin Nightly 7.30pm until Saturday 10th November, except Friday 9th November show at 8.30pm,  Matinee 2.30pm Saturday 10th November Friday 9th November additional 5pm show Tickets from €15 Anyone who was a fan of the BBC show, Let it Shine, which searched for […]

Out Now! Sept/Oct 2018 Issue of EILE Magazine – FREE!

Out Now! Sept/Oct 2018 Issue of EILE Magazine – FREE!

Welcome to the September/October 2018 issue of EILE Magazine Bursting with goodies, this edition sees some great musical artistes gracing our pages, like STF, Jared Dylan, MIKA and the NI’s Japanese Popstars. Scott De Buitléir interviews longtime LGBT and civil rights activist, Tonie Walsh, about his upcoming show, I AM TONIE WALSH, and Stephen Spillane raises […]

Film Review: The Little Stranger

Film Review: The Little Stranger

Frances Winston reviews this latest offering from director, Lenny Abrahamson, The Little Stranger Directed by: Lenny Abrahamson – Starring: Domhnall Gleeson, Ruth Wilson, Will Poulter, Charlotte Rampling After the success of Room, many people probably expected Lenny Abrahamson to stick with a (literally) winning formula, but for his follow-up movie, he has chosen a far […]

Film Review & Trailer: Crazy Rich Asians

Film Review & Trailer: Crazy Rich Asians

Frances Winston enjoyed this all-Asian cast Cinderella-themed film based in Singapore Directed by John M Chu – Starring: Constance Wu, Henry Golding, Gemma Chan, Awkwafina, Nico Santos, Lisa Lu, Ken Jeong, Michelle Yeoh A man takes his girlfriend of the past year back to Singapore to attend a wedding and meet his family, and various […]