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Cillian Murphy

Free Fire (2016)

Director Ben Wheatley’s fifth feature arrived in a hail of bullets, 70’s sideburns and incendiary insults. Free Fire’s trailer teased us with a back-to-basics shoot ‘em up that took aim somewhere between Reservoir Dogs and Hard Boiled.…

Dunkirk (2017)

After taking on the Batman franchise in 2005, British director Christopher Nolan has proven that he is not afraid to take on big-budget pictures. After completing his much-acclaimed Batman trilogy in 2012, he returned to the big screen in…

In The Heart of The Sea (2015)

In The Heart of The Sea is the story of the real-life maritime disaster and extraordinary journey of the Essex and her crew at the height of the American whaling industry. In the winter of 1820, the Nantucket (New England) whaling ship…

Transcendence (2014)

Hack that program, fast! The sci-fi Luddite movie Transcendence is a disappointment on many levels, its dialogue trite, its action sluggish, its imagination falling short of its ambition. It's all pretty forgettable, and in a way maybe…

Boyle-ing Point

With the release of Trance (reviewed here) on shiny disc in the UK this week, I decided that now was as good a time as any to look back over the filmography of one of my favourite directors. In fact, I made him an honorary Scotsman after…

Studiocanal acquires Broken

STUDIOCANAL announced yesterday their acquisition of RUFUS NORRIS' feature debut BROKEN starring TIM ROTH and CILLIAN MURPHY, introducing ELOISE LAURENCE. Deal was completed between Danny Perkins of STUDIOCANAL and Carole Baraton of WILD…