Person: Sam Rockwell
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
The Shape of Water has won the Oscar for best picture.
Mon, 05 Mar, 2018
After winning a Golden Globe earlier this month, Saoirse Ronan has been beaten to the Screen Actors Guild best actress award by Frances McDormand.
Tue, 23 Jan, 2018
The beginning of the year has become a treasure trove of cinematic treats for Irish movie fans. Keeping films fresh in the minds of awards-season voters often means they’re released just before Christmas in the US, so they reach our shores between the Golden Globes and the Oscars.selects the movies you really don’t want to miss
Fri, 12 Jan, 2018
It was a case of third time’s a charm for Saoirse Ronan as she won Best Actress at Sunday night’s Golden Globes.
Tue, 09 Jan, 2018
Saoirse Ronan and Midleton’s Nora Twomey are among the Irish hopefuls for the Golden Globes on Sunday, writes
Fri, 05 Jan, 2018
London-Irish director Martin McDonagh and leading actress Frances McDormand have been tipped for Oscar success with their new film, writes
Thu, 04 Jan, 2018
Irish artists have been nominated in 5 categories at the 2018 Golden Globes.
Mon, 11 Dec, 2017
Dishonored 2’s voice cast has been revealed and it includes some fairly big names.
Wed, 04 May, 2016
Past, present, future and parallel dimensions come together in , Brad Bird’s ambitious sci-fi thriller.
Sat, 23 May, 2015
A new version of classic horror film Poltergeist is in cinemas now, all set to terrify a new generation and this viral got the jump on some unsuspecting film lovers.
Fri, 22 May, 2015
Landmark horror film Poltergeist is back, with a reimagining that’s set to terrorise a whole new generation.
Thu, 21 May, 2015
There's a remake of 1982 classic Poltergeist on the way, for reasons that we don't totally understand, but it looks like a scary time
Sun, 05 Apr, 2015
MUSIC NEWS: really is the greatest human being in the history of the world. Ever.
Fri, 05 Dec, 2014
The Great Irish Bake Off is back, and a week of coverage from Chelsea will have gardeners drooling
Sat, 17 May, 2014
Drawing obvious comparisons with ‘Little Miss Sunshine’, ‘The Way Way Back’ is a bittersweet coming-of-age story that strikes perfect balance between laughter and tears.
Thu, 05 Sep, 2013
Refusing to make the most of your potential is unpatriotic, declares body-builder Daniel Lugo (Mark Wahlberg) at the beginning of Pain & Gain (16s), especially if you’re a believer in the American Dream.
Sun, 01 Sep, 2013
A Hollywood screenwriter with crippling creative block finds inspiration in the most unlikely places in Martin McDonagh’s twisted black comedy that builds on the promise of ‘In Bruges’.
Fri, 07 Dec, 2012
Martin McDonagh thought the mood on the 'Seven Psychopaths' set was "infectious".
Thu, 29 Nov, 2012
A bloody end to the Corona Cork Film Festival saw Martin McDonagh reign supreme, write Carl Dixon and Marc O’Sullivan
Wed, 21 Nov, 2012
Collin Farrell has described 'Seven Psychopaths' as a "wonderful adventure".
Wed, 03 Oct, 2012
The calibration is a bit off in 'The Sitter', David Gordon Green's comedy about a young slacker (Jonah Hill) tasked with minding three unruly children over the course of one insane evening.
Fri, 20 Jan, 2012
Mickey Rourke has pulled out of 'The Expendables 2'.
Wed, 19 Oct, 2011
As with seemingly every other tentpole release to hit the multiplex this summer, the action thriller 'Cowboys & Aliens' is based on a comic book – albeit a lesser-known one.
Thu, 18 Aug, 2011
At the heart of this true-life drama lies a formidable performance by one of Hollywood’s most under appreciated actors … and with it Sam Rockwell deserves serious Oscar consideration come voting time. He is quite brilliant.
Fri, 21 Jan, 2011
A FILM about love, sacrifice and commitment that’s every bit as sombre as the title suggests, Blue Valentine (US/16/116 mins) stars Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams as Dean and Cindy, a blue-collar married couple struggling to keep their marriage together even as they drift apart.
Sat, 15 Jan, 2011
The ‘Conviction’ actor Sam Rockwell – who was considered for the lead role of Tony Stark in ‘Iron Man’ – dreams of playing a character with other-worldly abilities after a brief taster in a 2007 short film.
Sat, 08 Jan, 2011
The first film was a resounding hit and this busily plotted follow-up has all the action required for a repeat.
Fri, 30 Apr, 2010
A richly emotional and human film about parent-children relationships as widower Frank Goode (De Niro in one of his better performances of recent years), having been let down by his children who can’t quite make it to a family dinner, hits the road to find out if they’re all fine.
Thu, 25 Feb, 2010
Disney Pixar movie 'Up' has been named the Film Of The Year at the Richard Attenborough Film Awards.
Fri, 29 Jan, 2010
Daniel Day Lewis and Michael Caine are to be honoured at the British Independent Film Awards in London tonight.
Sun, 06 Dec, 2009
Hollywood star Daniel Day-Lewis is to receive an honour from the British Independent Film Awards.
Tue, 27 Oct, 2009
Rockwell is one of Hollywood’s most under-used – and under-appreciated – actors but here, in what is virtually a solo tour-de-force he claims his rightful place as a performer of note in a sci-fi drama that will, surely, become a classic.
Thu, 16 Jul, 2009
David Bowie's son Duncan Jones is wowing film critics with his directorial debut - a tense space drama called 'Moon'.
Fri, 29 May, 2009
A moment in time from the aftermath of the Watergate scandal, based on Peter Morgan’s hit stage play this is the story of how a largely unknown, certainly to an international audience, TV interviewer grabbed an exclusive interview with disgraced President Nixon.
Fri, 23 Jan, 2009
British actress Emily Blunt is the frontrunner to land the role as femme-fatale the Black Widow in the forthcoming 'Iron Man' sequel.
Sun, 18 Jan, 2009
Mickey Rourke is reportedly in talks to appear in 'Iron Man 2'.
Fri, 09 Jan, 2009
Based on the novel by Chuck Palahniuk this funny and vulgar tale of a con-man, Victor Mancini (Rockwell), who prays on the sympathy of the people who save him from choking to death in restaurants – it’s part of his magnificent scam since the choking is self-induced – to get money for his sick mother.
Thu, 20 Nov, 2008