Posts Tagged ‘Star Wars’

Irish Eye on Hollywood

FROM AILES TO POWER Academy Award winner Russell Crowe was most recently seen on the Showtime political drama The Loudest Voice, about TV kingmaker Roger Ailes and the rise of Fox News. Now, instead of a character who enrages American Democrats, Crowe is headed home to play an Irishman who enrages Australian authorities. Crowe is slatedRead more..

Irish Eye On Hollywood: August / September 2019

KEEPING UP WITH THE GLEESONS It’s the Gleeson family’s world. The rest of us just live in it. This autumn will be a special time for the Irish acting clan, made up of patriarch Brendan Gleeson and sons Brian and Domhnall. Domhnall was featured in the summer Irish-American gangster flick The Kitchen, about the wivesRead more..

Tourism Ireland Capitalizes on Skellig Michael’s Star Wars Cameo

A long time ago, on an island six miles off the Irish coast, a Christian monastery was built on a place called Skellig Michael sometime between the 6th and 8th century. Now, the island and the interest it captures has been given a boost in popularity thanks to its cameo appearance in the most recentRead more..

The Cloning of Trinity

Trinity College Dublin’s legal advisors were recently considering taking action against George Lucas and his company Lucas Films after the remarkable similarities between Trinity’s historic Long Room library and the Jedi Archive Room, which featured in the most recent Star Wars movie, Episode II: Attack of the Clones, were brought to their attention. The similaritiesRead more..