THE IRISHMAN FOR 2020? It’s time for Academy Award predictions – for 2020! It’s never too early to look ahead and see which films Hollywood honchos are positioning as Oscar bait, to lure crowds away from their iPhone apps and Netflix accounts. The influential show biz web site IMDB.com ranks The Irishman, Martin Scorsese’s next movie (to be released by Netflix, of course), as … [Read more...] about Irish Eye on Hollywood: March / April 2019
Martin McDonagh and Saoirse Ronan continue to dominate the 2018 awards season, with McDonagh’s Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri claiming the British Academy Film Award for Best Film and Best Original Screenplay and the Irish Film and Television Award for Best International Film. Ronan took home the IFTA for Best Actress thanks to her performance in the much-lauded … [Read more...] about The Irish in Film Rule 2018
Another impressive Irish team is being assembled for Dark Knight director Christopher Nolan’s next film. Kenneth Branagh, Cillian Murphy and Dublin up-and-coming star Barry Keoghan (’71, Life’s a Breeze) will team up for a war flick called Dunkirk. Also starring Tom Hardy, Mark Rylance and One Direction’s Harry Styles (yes, you read that right), the film explores the … [Read more...] about Irish Eye on Hollywood:
Christopher Nolan Rounds Up Irish for WWII Film
The Irish will be represented at the prestigious annual Sundance Film Festival.
In Mammal, star Rachel Griffiths (Six Feet Under) portrays a woman named Margaret who has learned that the teenaged son she abandoned as a baby has been found dead. Disoriented by the tragic news, Margaret becomes involved in the life of a homeless teen. What seems like a second chance at … [Read more...] about Irish Eye on Hollywood:
Mammal Gives Second Chances at Sundance