Archive for 2014

Foxcatcher – from the Director of Moneyball and Capote

December 18th, 2014

Based on true events Foxcatcher (Cert 15A) tells the dark and fascinating story of the unlikely and ultimately tragic relationship between an eccentric multi-millionaire and two champion wrestlers.

When Olympic Gold Medal winning wrestler Mark Schultz (Channing Tatum) is invited by wealthy heir John du Pont (Steve Carell) to move on to the du Pont estate and help form a team to train for the 1988 Seoul Olympics at his new state-of-the-art training facility, Schultz jumps at the opportunity, hoping to focus on his training and finally step out of the shadow of his revered brother Dave (Mark Ruffalo).
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Woman in Black: Angel of Death opens January 1st 2015

December 17th, 2014

She never forgives. She never forgets. She never left.

40 years since the terrifying events at Eel Marsh House, the building stands, rotten and dilapidated, outside the deserted village of Crythin Gifford.

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Dublin Restaurants in Support of charity ALONE

December 10th, 2014

This Christmas Season, ten Dublin restaurants are supporting ALONE, the charity that cares for older people in need. Diners at the restaurants are being encouraged to make a €1 voluntary donation to ALONE when paying their bill up until the 31st December.

Chief Executive Officer of ALONE, Sean Moynihan said, “We are asking the public to support our Key to Dignity restaurant campaign, and donate €1 to help us provide homes for homeless older people. We guarantee that every cent donated will go towards purchasing and renovating properties for older people in need, all of our services are transparent and quality approved. There are currently almost 5000 older people waiting on social housing but in reality the figures are much higher. Older people are the forgotten homeless.”
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The Nutcracker presented by Monica Loughman Ballet

December 3rd, 2014

This festive season  Monica Loughman Ballet presents the ultimate Christmas ballet, The Nutcracker, with performances on the 20th and 21st December at the Convention Centre Dublin. LivingSocial.com are offering a range of exclusive discounted tickets for the show. 
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No one deserves to be lonely at Christmas

December 1st, 2014

ALONE highlight isolation and loneliness this Christmas time

ALONE, the charity that supports older people in need, has launched their Christmas campaign highlighting the isolation and loneliness of older people around Christmastime. At the launch of the campaign ALONE called on members of the public to reach out to older members of their community who may be isolated or lonely this holiday season.
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THE GUARANTEE available on DVD this Friday, 28th November

November 27th, 2014

The Guarantee, the much talked about feature film recreating the events that led up to the bank guarantee on 29th September 2008, will be available to buy on DVD from Friday 28th November in retailers nationwide, including Tesco, SuperValu, HMV, Tower Records, Golden Discs and Xtravision, and can be bought online via The Guarantee movie website (www.theguaranteemovie.com) and on Amazon. The DVD includes bonuses comprising of exclusive interviews with the cast, writer and director and also behind the scenes footage of the making of the film, following it from conception to production.
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Details of second annual Irish VFX & Animation Summit announced

November 26th, 2014

28 – 30 November, 2014, Science Gallery Dublin

Details have been announced for the second annual Irish VFX & Animation Summit, where award-winning international visual effects practitioners from the US, the UK and Ireland will take part in workshops and talks. Following on from last year’s massively successful inaugural summit, this year’s event will span three days and will celebrate the amazing world of Visual Effects and animation, with film screenings, talks, workshops, master-classes, discussion panels and Q&As with award-winning VFX and animation professionals including cutting edge talent from both Ireland and around the world. Advance ticket sales for the two day event are now open, with demand expected to be significant.
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The Homesman opens in cinemas November 21st

November 20th, 2014

Mary Bee Cuddy (Hilary Swank) is an independent resourceful frontier woman, conditioned to living a life of solitude and hard work in America’s West in the 1850s. Lonely and isolated, when the preacher (John Lithgow) breaks the news that three local women have been declared insane and are to be transported across the barren country to a safe haven, Mary Bee volunteers for the dangerous and arduous task of leading them to Ohio.
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NIGHTCRAWLER in cinemas now

October 31st, 2014

Crews armed with fast cars, video cameras and police scanners prowl LA at night looking for crashes, violence and mayhem in order to supply the exclusive footage to TV networks.

Lou’s (Jake Gyllenhaal) drive to succeed as a nightcrawler at any cost pushes him to the limits of the law and forces morality aside in what becomes an increasingly sinister and dangerous game.
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Pets in the City

October 30th, 2014

Calling all top-dogs and curious cats, a little birdie told us that Smithfield Square is going to be transformed into a Pet Paradise! The first ever Pets in the City brought to you by Dublin City Council and supported by the DSPCA and King of Paws, will take place on Sunday 9th November in Smithfield Square, Dublin 7.
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