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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: 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: 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: 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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: Brian Kirk Writer: David Haig Starring: Daniel Radcliffe as Rudyard Kipling’s son Jack, David Haig, Kim Cattrall and Carey Mulligan. BAFTA award winning. Plot: The year is 1913. War with Germany is imminent. English author Rudyard Kipling (David Haig), the British Empire’s greatest apologist, is at the peak of his literary fame. This movie […]

George Gently – BBC Series Director: Euros Lyn, Ciaran Donnelly, Starring: Bernard Shaw, Lee Ingleby, Richard Armitage Plot for Gently Go Man: Gently has a fearsome reputation, earned through his relentless approach to pursing notorious gangsters in London. And now this renowned, very individual Commander is heading to the dramatic landscape of Northumberland, where the […]