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April 10th, 2015

Mise Eire (1960) Dir. George Morrison – QFT Belfast 12 April Who’s in it? Liam Budhlaeir, Padraig O’Raghallaigh (Voice) What’s it about? Featuring as part of the BFI’s Conversations about Cinema: Impact of Conflict initiative, which offers ‘a timely reflection on the repercussions of conflict and the ways this has been presented through film’, George […]


April 3rd, 2015

Blade Runner (The Final Cut) 1982 Dir. Ridley Scott – QFT 4th April Who’s in it? Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, Edward James Olmos What’s it about? Twenty five years after the original theatrical release and fifteen years after the 1992 Director’s Cut, this definitive version of the sci-fi opus, for which Scott was […]

[PASSNOTES] X+Y (2014)

April 2nd, 2015

X+Y (2014) Dir. Morgan Matthews – QFT Belfast 21st Mar Who’s in it? Asa Butterfield, Rafe Spall, Sally Hawkins What’s it about? With a strong cast and a charming true events inspired story about a young autistic boy who finds confidence and a new lease of life through his love for Maths, Morgan Matthews finds […]


March 27th, 2015

Suite Francaise (2014) Dir. Saul Dibb – QFT Belfast 28th Mar Who’s in it? Michelle Williams, Kristen Scott Thomas, Matthias Schoenaerts What’s it about? Suite Francaise portrays the often impassioned relationship between occupier and occupied with warmth and colour against the cold, hard backdrop of the Nazi occupation of France, exploring the subtle nuances and […]

[PASSNOTES] ’71 (2014)

March 13th, 2015

’71 Dir. Yann Demange – QFT Belfast 15th Mar Who’s in it? Jack O’Connell, Sam Reid, Sean Harris What’s it about?’71 is an exhilarating action thriller set in Troubles era Northern Ireland which sees British squaddie Gary Hook (O’Connell) separated from his regiment when a routine RUC house raid quickly becomes a high stakes game […]


March 6th, 2015

Still Alice (2014) Dir. Richard Glatzer, Wash Westmoreland QFT Belfast 6th-19th Mar Who’s in it? Julianne Moore, Alec Baldwin, Kristen Stewart What’s it about? Featuring a heartfelt, Oscar winning central performance from Julianne Moore as Alice Howland, a Columbia University Linguistics professor diagnosed with Early Onset Alzheimers, Still Alice is a heartbreaking and life affirming […]


February 20th, 2015

Sleepless in Seattle (1993) Dir. Nora Ephron – Ulster Hall 21st Feb Who’s in it? Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan What’s it about? Probably the archetypal rom-com, in which two relative strangers are brought together apparently by providence, with a little help from family and friends. In this particular version of events widower Sam (Hanks) is […]


February 13th, 2015

The Philadelphia Story (1940) Dir. George Cukor – QFT Belfast 14th Feb Who’ in it? James Stewart, Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn What’s it about?My Fair Lady director George Cukor brought together three Hollywood legends for this old school rom-com in which Hepburn’s headstrong socialite has her wedding plans scuppered by the arrival of ex-husband (Grant) […]


February 10th, 2015

Tron (1982) Dir. Steven Lisberger – QFT Belfast Who’s in it? Jeff Bridges, Bruce Boxleitner, David Warner What’s it about? When a hacker is abducted by a computer program he must escape his digital prison with help of a security program called Tron. Though not everyone’s cup of tea and ever so slightly dated by […]


February 6th, 2015

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004). Dir Alfonso Cuaron – QFT 8th Feb Who’s in it? Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Thompson, Rupert Grint, Gary Oldman What’s it about? Arguably the only one of the Harry Potter adaptations to live up to and exceed the expectations of the books, which undoubtedly made the films inevitable […]

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