Director: Julian Jarrold Starring: Anne Hathaway as Jane Austen and James McAvoy as Tom Lefroy. Also stars Julie Walters, James Cromwell and Maggie Smith. Won several awards and nominations. Plot: The year is 1795 and young Jane Austen is a feisty 20-year-old and emerging writer who already sees a world beyond class and commerce, beyond […]

Director: Rob Bowman Starring: Christian Bale, Matthew McConaughey, Izabella Scorupco and Gerard Butler Plot: The film starts twenty years in the future and shows the planet devastated by vicious fire-breathing dragons. The last vestiges of humanity now struggle for survival in at remote outposts. In a ruined castle in the English countryside, Quinn is desperately […]

Directed: Antoine Fuqua Writer: David Franzoni Starring: Owen Wilson, Keira knightly, Ioan Gruffudd, Ray Winstone, and Mads Mikkelsen. Plot: The Roman Empire is stretched across many nations, including Britain. In their conquest for more land, the Romans went into Sarmatia where they fought the very brave Sarmatian cavalry. The Romans, impressed by the Sarmatian’s weaponry […]

Written and directed: Neil Jordan Starring: Liam Neeson, Julia Roberts, Aidan Quinn, Alan Rickman, Sean McGinley and Stephen Rea. Nominated for two Oscars. Plot: After the disastrous defeat of Irish rebels by superior British forces during the Easter Week rebellion of 1916, Michael Collins develops new strategies for the independence of Ireland. His tactics include […]

Director: John Boorman Starring: Nigel Terry, Helen Mirren, Gabriel Byrne, Liam Neeson, Cherie Lunghi, Nicholas Clay. Plot: As the title would suggest, the film follows the travels of the legendary sword Excalibur through Arthurian myth, from the violent, powerful hands of Uther Pendragon, to a long-years’ rest in the stone to being redrawn by Uther’s […]

Director: Mel Gibson Starring: Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Sean McGinley, Patrick McGoohan, Brendan Gleeson, Brian Cox, Plot: William Wallace is a Scottish rebel who leads an uprising against the cruel English ruler Edward the Longshanks, who wishes to inherit the crown of Scotland for himself. When he was a young boy, William Wallace’s father and […]

Director: Joel Schumacher Starring: Cate Blanchett, Gerard McSorley, Brenda Fricker, Colin Farrell and many more. Plot: Based on the true story about Irish journalist Veronica Guerin (Cate Blanchett), a reporter for The Sunday Independent, who exposed some of Dublin’s most powerful crime barons and drug lords in 1996. But later that year she was gunned […]

Director: Kevin Reynolds Starring: James Caviezel, Guy Pearce, Richard Harris, and Henry Cavill. Plot: The Count of Monte Cristo’ is a remake of the Alexander Dumas tale by the same name. Dantes, a sailor who is falsely accused of treason by his best friend Fernand, who wants Dantes’ girlfriend Mercedes for himself. Dantes is imprisoned […]

Director: John Boorman Starring: Brendan Gleeson, Jon Voight, Maria Doyle-Kennedy, Angeline Ball and many more. Plot: The General is the movie based on the real life goings-on of gangster Martin Cahill, who pulled off two daring robberies in Ireland with his team, but attracted unwanted attention from the police, the IRA, the UVF and members […]

Creator: Michael Hirst Starring: Jonathan Rhys-Meyers as Henry VIII, Natalie Dormer as Anne Boleyn, Henry Cavill, Maria Doyle-Kennedy, James Frain, and many more. Multi Emmy award winner and numerous Golden Globe nominations.   Plot: Season I The Tudors follows the life of King Henry VIII and his many controversial acts. Beginning in Season 1 when […]