Chris O'dowd

St. Vincent

9th October 2014 -

 Video

Vincent is living a life of hedonism in his retirement from the army. An avid smoker and drinker with few friends save for nightclub dancer Daka, he's hardly what you'd call a friendly neighbour. Nonetheless,...

Is Bill Murray's Performance Strong Enough To Save 'St. Vincent' From Critics' Sneers?

7th October 2014 -

 News

Critics have plenty to say about St. Vincent, the soon-to-be-released comedy drama written and directed by Theodore Melfi, but not all of it is as positive as the film.Bill Murray and Melissa McCarthy star in...

National Theater Live To Bring 'Of Mice & Men', Starring James Franco, To US Cinemas

13th September 2014 -

 News

Missed out on James Franco starring as George in the recent Broadway adaptation of John Steinbeck's 1937 tale Of Mice and Men? Don't despair as the National Theater Live is bringing the show from the...

St. Vincent

6th August 2014 -

 Video

St. Vincent de Van Nuys is a broke former soldier with a serious alcohol and gambling habit. He has few friends apart from nightclub dancer Daka, but that's all about to change when some new...

The Geek TV Shows We're Not Afraid To Love

3rd August 2014 -

 News

Geeks: once the deeply awkward and much-maligned members of society- ridiculed by Jocks and long stereotyped on TV and film as socially inept weaklings with a love of bow ties, thick-rimmed glasses and high-waisted slacks....

James Franco To Direct 'The Long Shrift' At Rattlesticks Playwrite Theatre

16th June 2014 -

 News

Clearly James Franco is not busy enough currently starring in the Broadway revival of Of Mice and Men. The actor/film director/writer/producer/lecturer/social media fiend has now decided to become a theatre director. Franco is currently starring...

"Gentleman's Guide", "Hedwig" Lead Tony Nominations

30th April 2014 -

 News

It’s Tony season! The night of gratuitous musical numbers is almost upon us. The nominations were announced on Tuesday and this year, they feature a couple of new names. The nominees list includes Tony...

'Of Mice And Men' Brings Out Broadway Talents Of James Franco, Chris O'Dowd

17th April 2014 -

 News

Of Mice And Men premiered on Broadway last night, giving critics a chance to cast their eyes over Anna D. Shapiro's all-star adaptation of John Steinbeck's classic 1937 play. Lead actors James Franco, Chris O'Dowd...

'Calvary' Rises to the Challenge of Tackling Religion on Film

11th April 2014 -

 News

After teaming up for the hit Irish action-comedy The Guard, actor Brendan Gleeson and writer-director John Michael McDonagh made the unexpected decision to set their next film around a priest.Brendan Gleeson [L] and Kelly Reilly...

Is Brendan Gleeson's 'Calvary' The Best Movie of 2014?

11th April 2014 -

 News

John Michael McDonagh's Calvary is an early contender for best independent movie of the year, while Brendan Gleeson's lead performance as a good priest facing a death threat is perhaps unrivalled as the year's finest.Brendan...

Calvary

11th April 2014 -

 Movie Review

After the 2011 black comedy The Guard, Brendan Gleeson reteams with writer-director John Michael McDonagh for a darker comical drama grappling with issues of faith and forgiveness. McDonagh's usual jagged dialogue and snappy characters are...

After BAFTA Nominations, We Remember 'The I.T Crowd'

7th April 2014 -

 News

In 2006 'The I.T Crowd' welcomed us into the basement of Reynholm Industries to meet Moss, Roy and Jen and make sure we’d ‘tried switching it on and off again' first. The successful Channel 4...

BAFTAs 2014: 'The IT Crowd' And 'Southcliffe' Lead British TV Award Nominations

7th April 2014 -

 News

The nominations have been announced for this year's BAFTA TV Awards, which will be held on Sunday 18th May. After an outstanding year in television, this year's awards will make for gripping viewing with nominations...

The Double

3rd April 2014 -

 Movie Review

After his acclaimed drama Submarine, actor-turned-filmmaker Richard Ayoade applies his considerable visual skills to this striking blackly comical adaptation of Dostoevsky's novella. Bristling with wit and snappy details, the film's style overwhelms its emotional core,...

The Double

25th March 2014 -

 Video

Simon is a timid, uncharismatic and largely forgettable man who doesn't seem to be getting anywhere in life. He is rarely acknowledge at work and is a stranger to all his colleagues, his mother is...

The Double

20th February 2014 -

 Video

Simon is one of those sorts of people who can never seem to make an impression on anybody. His work colleagues barely know his name, his love interest Hannah remains stoically uninterested and his mother...

Cuban Fury

13th February 2014 -

 Movie Review

This is the kind of British rom-com that sneaks up on you when you least expect it and leaves you with a huge smile on your face at the end. It's not particularly clever or...

The Double

13th February 2014 -

 Video

Simon is already running the risk of seeing his life crash and burn around him, with his reticent personality forcing away any love interests (or even friends), attracting much disappointment from his mother and losing...

Chris O'Dowd's Wife Dawn O'Porter Up For Major Children's Book Prize

13th February 2014 -

 News

Dawn O'Porter, the wife of actor Chris O'Dowd (who called X-Factor fans racist this week), has been nominated for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize 2014 for her debut teen novel Paper Aeroplanes. Best known for...

X-Factor Viewer? Yeah, Chris O'Dowd Thinks You're a Racist.

11th February 2014 -

 News

The Bridesmaids actor Chris O'Dowd says he is a "big X Factor fan" though feels for black contestants because the "the viewing public is so racist." The 34-year-old made the comment during an interview to...

Cuban Fury

21st January 2014 -

 Video

Bruce Garrett is a self-doubting, overweight office worker who has very little luck with women - as his co-worker never fails to remind him. When his new boss shows up and he finds that she...

The Double

18th December 2013 -

 Video

Being diffident, introverted and generally awkward in social situations, Simon finds his life increasingly difficult as he feels unappreciated in his work life, disparaged by his disappointed mother and rejected by his only love interest....

New Dark Comedy 'Calvary' Features A Stellar Irish Cast [Trailer + Pictures]

12th December 2013 -

 News

The trailer for dark Irish drama Calvary (with black comedy twists) has hit the net, giving us a better look at John Michael McDonagh’s follow up to The Guard. Featuring an immensely talented cast, weaved...

Calvary

12th December 2013 -

 Video

Father James Lavelle is a good-natured priest whose life is thrown into confusion and disarray when an anonymous man tells him in confession that he will kill him in a week's time - the only...

Leighton Meester and James Franco in 'Of Mice and Men' Is Broadway's Hottest Ticket

9th December 2013 -

 News

The former Gossip Girl star Leighton Meester will make her Broadway debut alongside James Franco and Chris O'Dowd in the revival of John Steinbeck's classic drama Of Mice and Men.Leighton Meester Filming 'Gossip Girl' in...

James Franco, Chris O'Dowd, Broadway, 'Of Mice and Men' - Sounds Good Doesn't It?

26th November 2013 -

 News

The legendary John Steinbeck novel, Of Mice and Men doesn’t exactly need translating to a younger audience, considering most study it in English lessons across the Western World, but putting a Hollywood golden boy and...

Sean Bean Triumphs at International Emmys For Transvestite Teacher in 'Accused'

26th November 2013 -

 News

It was a good night for British & Irish actors at the 41st International Emmys last night, as Sean Bean, Rhys Thomas and Chris O'Dowd all picked up awards for their respective work.Sean Bean was...

Cuban Fury

19th November 2013 -

 Video

Bruce Garrett may not have much going for him being overweight, low in confidence and only attractive to the right sort of girl, but there was a time when he had passion and drive -...

Thor: The Dark World

31st October 2013 -

 Movie Review

Marvel can't help itself: these movies have to get bigger and crazier. And this one leaves us wondering where they can possibly go next, as it spirals into a madly funny-scary thriller that threatens the...

Ben Foster Playing Lance Armstrong Alongside Chris O'Dowd In Cycling Biopic

18th October 2013 -

 News

The remarkable story of the rise and fall of cyclist Lance Armstrong will be translated in a new feature-length biopic directed by Stephen Frears. The glory of Armstrong's triumph over testicular cancer and subsequent Tour...

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