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Celebrities At The ITV Studios

Pauline McLynn - Pauline McLynn outside ITV Studios - London, United Kingdom - Monday 12th May 2014

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Celebrities At The Today FM Studios

Pauline McLynn Dublin, Ireland Celebrities at the Today FM studios Thursday 3rd January 2013

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Featuring: Pauline McLynn Where: Dublin, Ireland

Pauline McLynn and Father Ted - Actress Pauline McLynn who plays Mrs Doyle in the hit tv sitcom, Father Ted at the Today FM studios Monday 10th December 2012 Featuring: Pauline McLynn Where: Dublin, Ireland

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Cast Members Launch The World Premiere Of The New Play 'Greener' At The Gaiety Theatre

Pauline McLynn - Pauline McLynn, Ryan Andrews, Deirdre O'Kane Monday 6th February 2012 Cast members launch the world premiere of the new play 'Greener' at The Gaiety Theatre

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The Launch Of Des Bishop's Book 'My Dad Was Nearly James Bond' At The Fixx Coffee House

Pauline McLynn - Pauline McLynn, Des Bishop Dublin, Ireland - The launch of Des Bishop's book 'My Dad Was Nearly James Bond' at the Fixx Coffee House Monday 10th October 2011

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Gypo Review


Excellent
Dogme 95 arrives in a dank and chilly British seaside town in Gypo, writer/director Jan Dunn's stripped-down Rashomon-like tale of lives that collide in both fortunate and unfortunate ways.

Helen (Pauline McLynn) is a miserably frustrated 40-something housewife, coping with a brutally distant husband Paul (Paul McGann) and a truly awful daughter Kelly (Tamzin Dunstone), a young and foul-mouthed unwed mother who has turned Helen into her all-day babysitter. Helen's one attempt to carve out a bit of a life for herself by taking scupting classes is mocked by both husband and daughter.

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When Brendan Met Trudy Review


Excellent
Harry, Sally: You've been replaced.

One of the liveliest comedies to come along in a decade, When Brendan Met Trudy is an imported riot that messes with the romantic comedy genre in such a way that it might never recover. And I mean that in a good way.

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Angela's Ashes Review


OK
Cigarettes.

The title: Angela's Ashes refers to cigarettes and not cremation. If someone had told me this before I had entered the film, I might have enjoyed it more than I did. Then again, if someone had told me about the rest of the film, I might have asked for a final cigarette before going in to Angela's Ashes.

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An Everlasting Piece Review


Very Good
The story behind An Everlasting Piece is more interesting than anything in the movie itself. The Irish screenwriter and star of the movie, Barry McEvoy, came up with the idea -- about two Irish barbers creating a toupee coup in Northern Ireland -- from his own experiences. According to the press notes, McEvoy grew up as the son of a barber who did his own stint as a hairpiece salesman, and McEvoy's character, Colm, is loosely based on his father, who told his son stories of his adventures selling wigs to both Catholics and Protestants, despite the tensions that almost made his own hair fall out.

An Everlasting Piece just feels good. It isn't a great movie; there is no deep, satisfying reward for watching it. But the characters, dialogue, and story form a charismatic relationship with the audience. This is certainly not Barry Levinson's best work to date. He does, however, direct McEvoy's script with the right attitude. Levinson doesn't take the circumstances too seriously -- these are hairpiece salesman after all -- but he doesn't go over the top in a quirky comic tone either. There aren't any corny bald jokes: The movie is smart enough not to waste it's time with lame humor about hair thinning.

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When Brendan Met Trudy Review


Good

A cheeky romantic comedy that ardent film buffs will adore, "When Brendan Met Trudy" is an homage-filled confection about polar opposite oddballs in love.

Brendan (Peter McDonald) is a totally square, socially stunted, young Irish schoolteacher who lives vicariously through his movie fanaticism (thus the copycat title). When by chance he meets a charismatic girl who is inexplicably interested in him, the only way he can think to flirt is by quoting obscure French art films -- and expecting her to get the reference.

Trudy (Flora Montgomery), on the other hand, is a hip young thing with gregarious character in spades, but much to Brendan's chagrin, no knowledge of film. On one of the rare occasions when Brendan leaves his flat (to go to church choir practice), they meet in a pub and argue all the way to her bed.

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An Everlasting Piece Review


Weak

Catholic Colm and Protestant George are a pair of barbers who cut hair at a Belfast insane asylum "sometime during the 1980s" -- and based on that information alone you should be able to ascertain that "An Everlasting Piece" is supposed to be a comedy.

Add the fact that they've decided to go into the door-to-door toupee business (there is such a thing?), and this movie should have had me rolling in the aisles. Especially with a director like Barry Levinson ("Diner," "Liberty Heights," "Wag the Dog") at the helm. But while some members of the audience were laughing uncontrollably during a recent preview screening, about half of us were dead silent through the whole thing -- wondering what the rest of them found so amusing.

The plot of this screwball comedy is paper-thin: Colm (played by Barry McEvoy, the film's screenwriter) and George (Brian F. O'Byrne) are competing against a cross-town rug rival for exclusive rights to sell men's wigs in Northern Ireland. Why is the wig trade a monopoly-or-nothing business? Don't ask any logical questions of this movie because you won't get an answer. Such points shouldn't matter in a screwball comedy anyway, and had I been one of the laughers I probably would have forgiven such elements of nonsense.

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Gypo Movie Review

Gypo Movie Review

Dogme 95 arrives in a dank and chilly British seaside town in Gypo, writer/director Jan...

When Brendan Met Trudy Movie Review

When Brendan Met Trudy Movie Review

Harry, Sally: You've been replaced.One of the liveliest comedies to come along in a decade,...

Angela's Ashes Movie Review

Angela's Ashes Movie Review

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An Everlasting Piece Movie Review

An Everlasting Piece Movie Review

The story behind An Everlasting Piece is more interesting than anything in the movie itself....

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When Brendan Met Trudy Movie Review

A cheeky romantic comedy that ardent film buffs will adore, "When Brendan Met Trudy" is...

An Everlasting Piece Movie Review

An Everlasting Piece Movie Review

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