Movie Review - Hector and the Search for Happiness

Looking for Happiness? Well you’ll not find it from watching Hector and Search for Happiness.

Hector and the Search for Happiness (**)

Certificate: 15

Running Time: 120 minutes

Director: Peter Chelsom

Cast: Simon Pegg, Rosamund Pike, Stellan Skarsgard, Christopher Plummer, Jean Reno and Toni Collette.

IN these cynical times films like Hector and the Search for Happinessset themselves up as easy targets for ridicule by viewers and critics alike. Loved by some and loathed by others, they…

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Movie Review - The Guest

Check out what Leigh thought of Adam Wingard’s latest feature The Guest which is out in cinemas now.

The Guest (****)

Certificate: 15

Running time: 99 Minutes

Director: Adam Wingard

Cast: Dan Stevens, Sheila Kelly, Leland Orser, Maika Monroe, Brendan Meyer and Lance Reddick

(Movie House Dublin Road Press Screening 03/09/2014)

FOLLOWING on from the success of 2011’s You’re Next, director Adam Wingard returns to terrorize our screens with The Guest, an effective, darkly-comic trashy…

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Movie Review - Let’s Be Cops

Movie Review – Let’s Be Cops

Let’s Be Cops (**)

Certificate 15

Running time: 104 minutes

Director: Luke Greenfield

Starring- Jake Johnson, Damon Wayans Jr., Rob Riggle, Nina Dobrev and James D’Arcy

(Movie House Dublin Road Preview Screening 27/09/2014)

New Girlco-stars Jake Johnson and Damon Wayans Jr attempt to channel their small screen chemistry into a feature length buddy cop slacker comedy, directed by Luke…

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Movie Review- Dawn of The Planet of The Apes

Movie Review- Dawn of The Planet of The Apes

Dawn Of the Planet of the Apes (****)

Certificate 12A

Running time: 130 minutes

Directed by Mat Reeves

Starring – Jason Clarke, Kerri Russell, Gary Oldman, Andy Serkis and Toby Kebbell

MICHAEL Bay should take note because this is how a summer blockbuster should be done; Mat Reeves’ follow-up to Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)has all the stunning visual effects you’d expect from a…

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Trailer Watch- Annabelle

]WARNER Bros. have finally released the first full trailer for Annabelle, the pseudo-prequel to 2013’s box-office horror smash The Conjuring. Due to hit UK cinema-theatres in October later this year, the film follows the story of the haunted doll seen albeit briefly within Wan’s 2013 feature and documents how the seemingly harmless inanimate object became such a terrifying dangerous thing.


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Latest Weekend Box-Office: 15 - 17 August 2014

Latest Weekend Box-Office: 15 – 17 August 2014

UK and Ireland Box-Office Top 10

  1. Inbetweeners 2, the (15) Entertainment Film Distributors 2 £4,309,832 (2)
  2. Guardians of the Galaxy (3D) (12A) Walt Disney £2,114,664 (3)
  3. Expendables 3, the (12A) Lionsgate UK £1,689,927 *
  4. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (3D) (12A) 20th Century Fox £1,093,872 (5)
  5. How to Train Your Dragon 2 (3D) (PG) 20th Century Fox £647,613 (8)
  6. Back To the Future (R/I) Universal…

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Movie Review - The Green Inferno

Movie Review – The Green Inferno

The Green Inferno (***)

Certificate 18

Running Time: 103 minutes

Directed by Eli Roth

Starring – Lorenza Izzo, Ariel Levy, Aaron Burns, Kirby Bliss Blanton and Magda Apanowicz

ELI Roth’s latest feature, his first directorial offering in nearly seven years, is a wonderfully blood-soaked love letter to Ruggero Deodato’s Cannibal Holocaust. Dripping with nostalgia for the Italian filmmaker’s…

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Trailer Watch - Left Behind

Trailer Watch – Left Behind

AFTER wooing critics and viewers alike with his fantastic performance in David Gordon Green’s indie feature Joe, Nicolas Cage looks like he’s returning to silly blockbuster territory as he stars in Vic Armstrong’s apocalyptic drama, Left Behind which is due hit UK cinemas later this year.

Based on the popular book series of the same name written by Jerry B. Jenkins and Tim Lachaise, the film…

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Roe Valley Arts & Cultural Centre Film Screening – E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (29/08/2014)

ON Friday 29 August the Roe Valley Arts & Cultural centre will be screening the Steven Spielberg timeless classic, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial.

The film tells the story of Elliott (Henry Thomas), a lonely boy who befriends an extra-terrestrial, who unwittingly is left stranded on Earth. Elliott and his siblings help the little alien return home, while attempting to keep its presence hidden from…

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Latest Weekend Box-Office: 1st - 3rd August 2014

Latest Weekend Box-Office: 1st – 3rd August 2014

Top 10

  1. Guardians Of The Galaxy (3D) (12A) Walt Disney 1 £6,363,110 *
  2. Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes (3D) (12A) 20th Century Fox 3 £2,967,278 (3)
  3. How To Train Your Dragon 2 (3D) (PG) 20th Century Fox £1,096,888 (6)
  4. Hercules (3D) (12A) Paramount £901,151 (2)
  5. Purge Anarchy, The (15) Universal Pictures £811,444 (2)
  6. Nut Job, The (3D) (U) Warner Bros. £666,966 *
  7. Back To The Future (R/I) Universal…

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