IT’S been an emotional morning for the cast of Call The Midwife. Firstly, they were greeted with the happy news that Ben Caplan, who plays PC Noakes in the nostalgic nursing drama, spent the previous day in hospital, while his wife gave birth to their second child.
Wed, 24 Dec, 2014
NOT every life warrants a film of seven hours and 46 minutes, but not every life was as dramatic as Richard Wagner’s. The British film director, Tony Palmer, cast Richard Burton in the title role of the epic biopic, Wagner, which was shot over seven months and released in 1983. It will be screened, with two breaks, as part of this year’s Cork Film Festival.
Fri, 01 Nov, 2013
THE story of how Edward VIII (James D’Arcy) abdicated the English throne for the love of the American divorcee Wallis Simpson (Andrea Riseborough) in 1936 might be a familiar one, but W.E. (16s) offers an unusual perspective, exploring the tale from Simpson’s point of view, and taking into account the fact that while Edward gave up his throne for Wallis, she sacrificed her entire life for him.
Sat, 21 Jan, 2012