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The Cinema Corner – December 30th

The Cinema Corner - December 30th

If you would prefer to ring in the new year with a classic comedy than a night of endless queuing for over-priced shandies, the Lighthouse is the place for you tomorrow night as they screen Billy Wilder’s 1960 gem The […]

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The Cinema Corner – December 23rd

I first saw Richard Kelly’s Donnie Darko at a film festival in 2001, and while I failed to embrace it myself, I could instantly tell it was set to become a modern cult classic. While its director could never repeat its […]

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The Cinema Corner – December 16th

The Cinema Corner - December 16th

The Christmas movies continue in Dublin cinemas this week. Scrooge, the wonderful 1951 adaptation of Charles Dickens’ seasonal tale, featuring an iconic performance by Alastair Sim in the the title role, plays all week at the Irish Film Institute. Across the river

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The Cinema Corner – December 9th

The Cinema Corner - December 9th

The holiday season just isn’t complete without a screening of Frank Capra’s It’s a Wonderful Life. Now rightly considered a classic, it’s hard to believe the movie failed to turn a profit at the box office on its initial 1946 release. Jimmy Stewart gives

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NewsFour’s 10 Best Movies of 2014

NewsFour's 10 Best Movies of 2014

As we reach the end of another year, it’s time to look back at NewsFour’s favourite movies of 2014. 10. The Grand Budapest Hotel Wes Anderson’s beautifully crafted films have always left us cold but with GBH he finally managed […]

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Cinema Roundup December 12th

Cinema Roundup December 12th

The holiday season wouldn’t be the same without It’s a Wonderful Life, returning to the big screen all week at the Irish Film Institute. Just like Wizard of Oz and Casablanca, the movie was poorly received on its initial release back in 1946,

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Cinema Roundup December 5th

Cinema Roundup December 5th

In case you hadn’t noticed, the Christmas season is now underway, and that means screenings of seasonal classics on the big screen. On Saturday afternoon the Lighthouse cinema starts the music and lights the lights the light with The Muppet Christmas Carol.

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What Makes a Christmas Movie?

What Makes a Christmas Movie?

Christmas. For some it’s a time to reflect on the birth of Jesus. For others, it’s about spending quality time with the family (or pretending to enjoy the company of your in-laws). But if you’re a movie lover, the holiday season is all about bingeing-out on your favourite festive flicks

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The Ten Best Movies of 2013

With 2013 drawing to a close, NewsFour’s resident movie obsessive looks back on his ten favourite films of the year. 10. The Broken Circle Breakdown This Belgian drama about two musicians whose relationship falls apart following the death of their […]

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Friday the 13th’s Cinema Round-up

Friday the 13th's Cinema Round-up

Legendary character actor Bruce Dern returned to our screens at the ripe age of 77 recently in the excellent bittersweet comedy Nebraska. His performance has been tipped for an Oscar by many and in celebration of his return, the Irish Film Institute are screening four

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