Posts Tagged ‘Carey Mulligan’

Irish Eye on Hollywood:
The Irish Vote

Finally in October, Brendan Gleeson and Ann-Marie Duff (born in England to Irish parents) shore up the cast of Suffragette, which also stars Meryl Streep, Carey Mulligan and Helena Bonham Carter. Suffragette will closely look at the movement to obtain the right to vote for women in the late-19th and early-20th centuries. ♦

Irish Eye on Hollywood:
Carey Mulligan Is a “Suffragette”

Finally, and also in October, the film Suffragette chronicles the early days of the movement to win the right to vote for women. Starring Meryl Streep, Carey Mulligan and Helena Bonham Carter, Suffragette also features the indomitable Irish actor Brendan Gleeson as well as Anne Marie-Duff, born in England to Irish parents, and familiar for IrishRead more..

Roots: The Unimportance
of Being Mulligan

Irish literature and lore shows Mulligan little respect. The very opening sentence of James Joyce’s acclaimed Ulysses introduces Buck Mulligan, a ribald braggart who, before many pages, is borrowing a quid to “get gloriously drunk so as to astonish the druidy druids,” making an utter fool of himself in a “jester’s dress of puce andRead more..