Person: Luc Besson
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Here’s a briefing on some of the stories and issues highlighted on irishexaminer.com today
Thu, 10 Nov, 2016
‘Home of the Year’ begins a new series on RTÉ One on Thursday, with new judge Deirdre Whelan joining Hugh Wallace, and Declan O’ Donnell.
Sat, 27 Feb, 2016
Wed, 20 Jan, 2016
MUSIC NEWS: Girl Band have cancelled their remaining gigs this year, with appearances in Cork and Dublin among those pulled by the group.
Fri, 30 Oct, 2015
The Taken series has proven pretty popular with three movies so far - naturally that means its spin off time.
Mon, 21 Sep, 2015
The programmers at Electric Picnic have been doing their stuff for quite a few years, so hopefully the mellow tones of Portishead won’t jar with the exuberance of the Saturday mainstage crowd at 10.30pm.
Fri, 29 Aug, 2014
Scarlett Johansson is blessed with superhuman strength in Lucy, Daniel Radcliffe and Zoe Kazan fall in love in the romantic comedy What If…, Mother Nature unleashes her fury in Into the Storm and Eric Bana comes face to face with dark forces in Deliver Us From Evil.
Fri, 22 Aug, 2014
He’s the 2005 elephant polo world champion; he was Ireland’s first ever competitor in the Sumo world championships in Japan; he holds the world-record for the three-legged marathon in Cork, and founded the whacky Paddy Games.
Wed, 06 Aug, 2014
This week, a terminally ill teenager (Shailene Woodley) experiences the pangs of love for the first time in The Fault In Our Stars, Clint Eastwood directs the film version of the hit stage musical Jersey Boys and Kevin Costner slays to survive in the action thriller 3 Days to Kill.
Fri, 20 Jun, 2014
'Taken 3' has "nothing" to do with Liam Neeson and his family.
Fri, 25 Apr, 2014
Much of this year’s Cork French Film Festival is about “using music to meander through French classics”, according to Paul Callanan, who has programmed the 25th anniversary event.
Fri, 28 Feb, 2014
Sun, 24 Nov, 2013
Scarlet Johansson is set to star in action movie 'Lucy'.
Fri, 26 Apr, 2013
Vincent Cassel in La Haine, the film that made his name and which is as provocative today as it was in 1995.
Wed, 13 Mar, 2013
This year’s Cork French Film Festival is set to ooze more style and atmosphere than usual.
Thu, 21 Feb, 2013
What Richard Did ★★★★
Sun, 07 Oct, 2012
Kevin Costner has been approached to star in two new movies.
Tue, 07 Aug, 2012
Liam Neeson has called the plot of the sequel to Taken "highly impossible yet equally possible".
Thu, 26 Jul, 2012
Michelle Pfeiffer is in talks to star alongside Robert De Niro in 'Malavita'.
Wed, 30 May, 2012
One man can make a difference – he can make predictable, half-baked hokum like 'Lockout' almost watchable.
Fri, 20 Apr, 2012
Luc Besson has produced Stephen St Leger and James Mather’s debut feature, hard-man flick Lockout, starring Guy Pearce, says Pádraic Killeen
Thu, 19 Apr, 2012
Truth may be stranger than fiction but it’s seldom more entertaining, especially when projected onto a big screen at 24 frames per second.
Fri, 06 Jan, 2012
Officials in Burma said the military-backed government has deported Hollywood actress Michelle Yeoh, who stars as pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi in an upcoming film.
Tue, 28 Jun, 2011
“HOW do you explain this frivolous spending during a recession?” demands one of the characters of our eponymous hero early in Arthur (12A), in a bid to deflect audience resentment at the sight of Russell Brand playing a playboy billionaire who wastes thousands of dollars at every hand’s turn.
Sat, 23 Apr, 2011
Arthur And The Great Adventure
Fri, 22 Apr, 2011
She makes Indiana Jones look like a lazy wimp, so hats off to the wonderful Adele and her extraordinary adventures … of which there are a lot, and while we’re mentioning hats there are a lot of them too, all gloriously flambouyant.
Thu, 21 Apr, 2011
Luc Besson felt “responsible” for Natalie Portman’s career.
Sun, 17 Apr, 2011
A HARVARD degree in psychology was invaluable for Natalie Portman when she took on role of a tortured ballet dancer in the critically acclaimed Black Swan.
Sat, 15 Jan, 2011
Zoe Saldana is being lined up for an assassin role in 'Columbiana'.
Mon, 17 May, 2010
Filming of a John Travolta movie partly set in one of Paris’s toughest estates was suspended after 10 cars set to be used in the film were torched, the production company said today.
Tue, 14 Oct, 2008
A live action/animated film for the kiddies that rips along with one delight after another.
Fri, 02 Feb, 2007
Luc Besson, best known for the stylish Leon and Nikita, marks his return after a seven year absence with Angel-A (Optimum, €24.99).
Fri, 26 Jan, 2007
Liam Neeson has signed up to play a former soldier facing a race against time to save his kidnapped daughter from slavery in Luc Besson’s drama Taken.
Wed, 10 Jan, 2007
Actor and kung fu expert Jet Li says he’s given up the martial arts genre for more sensitive fare, Shanghai newspapers reported today.
Mon, 05 Dec, 2005
Gossips in the US say John Lennon's son Sean is reported to be dating actress Milla Jovovich.
Tue, 09 Nov, 2004
Madonna is making yet another return to the movie business - but this time only her voice will be featured.
Sat, 23 Oct, 2004
Singer-actress Courtney Love is to try her hand at Shakespearean drama after she finishes her next album, America’s Sweetheart.
Wed, 14 May, 2003
Singer Courtney Love’s outrageous behaviour is legendary in rock circles.
Tue, 04 Feb, 2003
Morgan Freeman and Jet Li look set to co-star in a new film.
Tue, 03 Dec, 2002