Winning movie ‘Brooklyn’ features fashion, music throwbacks

Brought to life with the dreamlike shadings of a love poem, “Brooklyn” unfolds in two distinctly atmospheric worlds: one amid the cloistered, muted beauty of Enniscorthy, Ireland and the other in the bustling chaos of New York’s Brooklyn, the frequent first stop of many immigrants to America, starring Saoirse Ronan, Emory Cohen and Domhnall GleesonContinue reading “Winning movie ‘Brooklyn’ features fashion, music throwbacks”

Irish actor Domhnall Gleeson stars in strong Oscar contenders ‘The Revenant,’ ‘Brooklyn’

Rapidly rising Irish actor Domhnall Gleeson stars in “The Revenant” and “Brooklyn” – two of this year’s strong Oscar contenders. Gleeson , who has been coming to the fore as one of the most versatile actors of a new generation with roles in “About Time,” “Calvary,” “Unbroken,” “Ex Machina” and in “Star Wars: Episode VIIContinue reading “Irish actor Domhnall Gleeson stars in strong Oscar contenders ‘The Revenant,’ ‘Brooklyn’”

Saoirse Ronan, torn between two loves in ‘Brooklyn’ movie

In search of a new life, the heart warming movie “Brooklyn” trails the life of Eilis, played by Academy Award nominee Saoirse Ronan, a young luminous Irish woman who has lived her whole life in tiny Enniscorthy, Ireland – who is swept away to America through the prodding of her thoughtful sister into becoming aContinue reading “Saoirse Ronan, torn between two loves in ‘Brooklyn’ movie”

Winning ‘Brooklyn’ movie tackles life abroad

Ayala Malls Cinemas brings “Brooklyn” this January 27 – a very poignant story of a young woman who dreams of a better life abroad, leaves her mother and sister to a foreign land very different from the culture she grew up in and eventually finds herself torn between two men from her hometown and newContinue reading “Winning ‘Brooklyn’ movie tackles life abroad”

Saoirse Ronan plays Irish immigrant in ‘Brooklyn’

The profoundly moving story of “Brooklyn” about a young Irish immigrant played by  who has already won her Best Actress awards for her deeply moving performance in the movie in recently concluded British Independent Film Awards, Boston Online Film Critics Association, Detroit Film Critics Society, Hollywood Film Awards, New York Film Critics Circle, Santa BarbaraContinue reading “Saoirse Ronan plays Irish immigrant in ‘Brooklyn’”

Meet the new villains of ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

The baddies of “Star Wars” have always been the cooler ones. Just one look at Darth Vader and the stormtroopers, and you know they absolutely kick ass. For “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” the mantle of villainy has been passed to Adam Driver, Domhnall Gleeson and Gwendoline Christie (HBO’s “Game of Thrones”) who play theContinue reading “Meet the new villains of ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’”