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Apology for Insensitive Publicity Stunt

A publicity kit for the upcoming movie “A Belfast Story” was a improvised ‘nail bomb kit’ containing some horrific terrorist items including a balaclava, nails and a roll of duct tape. Director Nathan Todd told BBC Good Morning Ulster they had not meant to frighten or offend people. The kit was sent out to many more

Charlie Murphy and Killian Scott in 71

71 tells the story of a British soldier who is accidentally abandoned by his unit following a riot in Belfast in 1971 and must survive the night by himself. The cast of the film also includes Richard Dormer, Sean Harris, Martin McCann, Jack O’Connell and David Wilmot. Interviewed on RTE’s Ryan Tubridy Show Charlie Murphy more

Sean Brosnan to Play Pierce Brosnan

The film called ‘Last Man Out’ will be about a former IRA hitman trying to do good after 20 years in Long Kesh prison. Pierce Brosnan is quoted as saying “It’s about the last man out of Long Kesh and the ghosts that he lives with and flashbacks to his younger life and me as more

George Mitchell Doc to Screen at Maine Irish Heritage Center

BBC Documentary on George Mitchell will be screened at Main Irish Heritage Centre. The documentary follows George Mitchell’s return to Northern Ireland with his 14 year old son. The pair then meet with old friends along with other 14 year olds who share young Mitchell’s birthday who have grown up in Northern Ireland. The families more

Yann Demange’s Belfast Movie “’71”

Jack O’Connell (300-Rise of an Empire), Paul Anderson (Sherlock Holmes), Richard Dormer (Good Vibrations) and Sean Harris (Prometheus, Harry Brown) collaborate in Yann Demange’s Northern Ireland thriller ’71. The movie is an action-chase thriller about a soldier in Belfast. The movie will begin filmed in Yorkshire for 8 weeks thanks for support from Film 4, more

Ray Winstone Premiere of New Movie

Ray Winstone states Northern Ireland is “probably the safest place to be” nowadays. Derry is currently hosting the five-day Foyle Film Festival, celebrating its 25th anniversary. Winstone was in town for the new movie, Ashes,  Winstone said “I have been to Portadown, Belfast and Armagh 20 odd years ago but this is my first time more

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