Posts Tagged ‘The Irishman’

New Film & TV

DUBLIN MURDERS AIRING ON STARZ NETWORK A few years back, author Tana French told Irish America about her unusual journey from under-employed actress to “First Lady of Irish Crime.” “I needed a day job,” said French, an American-born longtime resident of Dublin. French ended up working on an archeological dig when she was bowled overRead more..

Irish Eye on Hollywood: March / April 2019

THE IRISHMAN FOR 2020? It’s time for Academy Award predictions – for 2020!  It’s never too early to look ahead and see which films Hollywood honchos are positioning as Oscar bait, to lure crowds away from their iPhone apps and Netflix accounts. The influential show biz web site IMDB.com ranks The Irishman, Martin Scorsese’s nextRead more..

Irish Eye on Hollywood:
Al Capone’s Irish Gal

With Martin Scorsese’s Netflix epic The Irishman–about the hitman who supposedly whacked Jimmy Hoffa–slated for release next year, now comes word that Oscar-nominated tough guy Tom Hardy (Dark Knight Rises, Mad Max: Fury Road) has begun shooting a new Al Capone biopic, called Fonzo. From the streets to the bedroom, the Irish played a centralRead more..