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Brendan Gleeson

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  • Brendan Gleeson-Taylor Kitsch Comedy 'Grand Seduction' Gets U.S. Distribution

    Entertainment One Films US has acquired the U.S. distribution rights to the comedy "The Grand Seduction," starring Brendan Gleeson and Taylor Kitsch. The acquisition comes five months after the film's world premiere at the Toronto International Film...
  • BERLIN: GKids Sings Tomm Moore's 'Song Of The Sea' (EXCLUSIVE)

    BERLIN- New York-based GKids, a leading purveyor of foreign arthouse toons, has acquired all North-American rights to Tomm Moore's 2D animated fairytale "Song of the Sea." "Sea" marks the sophomore feature of Moore, whose debut "The Secret of Kells"...
  • Palm Springs International Film Fest celebrates Canadian cinema

    Palm Springs International Film Fest celebrates Canadian cinema
    The 25th Palm Springs International Film Festival, which will take place Jan. 3-13, announced a new program Thursday spotlighting Canadian cinema. It also revealed the films selected to compete for the FIPRESCI Award in the Awards Buzz section and...
  • Chris Hemsworth's 'Heart of the Sea' Lands on March 13, 2015

    Starting to fill out its 2015 schedule, Warner Bros. has dated Ron Howard's actioner "Heart of the Sea" for March 13, 2015 "Sea" stars Chris Hemsworth, Benjamin Walker, Cillian Murphy, Ben Whishaw, Tom Holland, Brendan Gleeson and Jordi Molla. Based...
  • Sundance Unveils 2014 Premieres, Documentary Premieres

    An unusually strong international flavor pervades the Sundance Film Festival's Premieres slate, with new pictures from British helmer Michael Winterbottom, Irish directors Lenny Abrahamson and John Michael McDonagh, Dutch filmmaker Anton Corbijn, Welsh-...
  • Palm Springs Film Fest to Screen 45 Foreign Language Oscar Entries

    The Palm Springs Film Festival has announced the 45 foreign language Oscar submissions in the Awards section, a new program on Canadian cinema and the Modern Masters films. The foreign language submissions that will compete for the FIPRESCI Award...
  • Ireland: Production of Pix, TV Drama, Toons Hits Record High

    LONDON -- Spending generated by film, TV drama and animation production in Ireland has never been higher, according to figures published Wednesday by the Irish Film Board, which supports the development of the local biz. The Irish production sector...
  • Berlin Film Festival's Panorama Reveals First Films

    LONDON -- The Berlin Film Festival's Panorama section has selected its first films. It unveiled 19 titles on Thursday out of a total 50 pics that will be in the program, which favors innovative and alternative pics. Among the pics confirmed so far are...
  • Review: 'The Smurfs 2' lives up to predecessor's mediocre standards

    Right down to the brute functionality of its title, "The Smurfs 2" may be the platonic ideal of a major studio sequel — no markedly better or worse than the first and with just enough difference to lay claim to being something new. Just as with...
  • Film Review: 'The Grand Seduction'

    "Life was better in the good ol' days" is the message behind "The Grand Seduction," when work gave men pride, environmentalism hadn't entered the language, and isolated communities were bulwarks against troubling multiculturalism. Adapted from the French-...
  • Sundance: Highlights include 'Hellion,' 'Finding Fela,' 'Dinosaur 13'

    Sundance: Highlights include 'Hellion,' 'Finding Fela,' 'Dinosaur 13'
    The Sundance Film Festival, which opens Thursday, does not have an annual motto, but if it did the one this year might be "We Hear You." Understanding that its frigid Park City, Utah, location makes standing in the festival's endless lines something...
  • Sundance Film Review: 'Calvary'

    Writer-director John Michael McDonagh and actor Brendan Gleeson made a big international splash with 2011′s "The Guard," a terrifically entertaining action-comedy that offered little indication of the depths of humor, compassion, despair and grace...