Tag Archives: Jeff Nichols

Cannes Review -Loving

When Richard Loving (Joel Edgerton) and Mildred (Ruth Negga) marry in secret before returning to their home in Virginia. In 1950s American however, marriage between a white man and a black woman is not accepted by local authorities, and it is not long before the newly wed Lovings are arrested and ordered to leave the State, not to return for 25 years. The Lovings accept their fate until one of their children in hurt while playing on the street; the ensuing court battle to allow the couple and their children to return home changed US law forever. Continue reading

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One to Watch – April 8th 2016

It’s a bumper week for new releases in Irish cinemas this week, Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Killer Joe

Chris (Emile Hirsch) and his father Ansel (Thomas Haden Church) hire Joe Cooper (Matthew McConaughey), a cop who just happens to work as a contract killer, to get rid of Chris’s mother for her life insurance policy. Joe wants his fee in advance, however, but is willing to settle for a retainer in the form of Chris’s beautiful and naïve sister Dottie (Juno Temple). Continue reading

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Cannes Review – Mud

Ellis (Tye Sheridan) and Neckbone (Jacob Lofland) are two young boys who discover a fugitive hiding on an island in the Mississippi. Together, Mud (Matthew McConaughey) and the two boys form a plan to avoid bounty hunters and reunite Mud with his one true love. Continue reading

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