Tag: "The Guard"

Interview: Brendan Gleeson and John Michael McDonagh, 'Calvary'

Interview: Brendan Gleeson and John Michael McDonagh, ‘Calvary’

| April 11, 2014 | Comments (0)

Lorna Buttimer chats to John Michael McDonagh, writer/director of ‘Calvary’ and its star Brendan Gleeson ahead of the film’s release in Irish cinemas.

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From the Archive: Interview with Brendan Gleeson and writer/director director John Michael McDonagh on 'The Guard'.

From the Archive: Interview with Brendan Gleeson and writer/director director John Michael McDonagh on ‘The Guard’.

| July 9, 2013 | Comments (0)

Here’s a chance to check out Emmet O’Brien‘ interview with Brendan Gleeson and writer/director director John Michael McDonagh.

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We Love... 25 Years of Irish Film - The Guard

We Love… 25 Years of Irish Film – The Guard

| August 28, 2012 | Comments (0)

Rory Cashin on ‘The Guard’.

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DVD Review: The Guard

DVD Review: The Guard

| January 16, 2012 | Comments (1)

A masterclass in how to combine pathos with biting humour.

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2011 LOS ANGELES IRISH FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES PROGRAM AND TRIBUTE TO FIONNULA FLANAGAN

2011 LOS ANGELES IRISH FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES PROGRAM AND TRIBUTE TO FIONNULA FLANAGAN

| September 12, 2011 | Comments (0)

‘The Guard’ opens LA Film Festival. US Premieres include ‘Dreaming the Quiet Man’ and West Coast premieres include ‘The Swell Season’.

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THE GUARD Is The Number 1 Independent Irish Film Of All Time

THE GUARD Is The Number 1 Independent Irish Film Of All Time

| September 9, 2011 | Comments (0)

THE GUARD has overtaken THE WIND THAT SHAKES THE BARLEY in the Irish box-office to become the most successful Independent Irish film of all time.

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'The Guard' at the centre of Sarajevo Storm

'The Guard' at the centre of Sarajevo Storm

| August 22, 2011 | Comments (1)

John Michael McDonagh’s ‘The Guard’ is at the centre of a storm that erupted at the Sarajevo Film Festival.

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Brendan Gleeson Q&A in The Guardian

Brendan Gleeson Q&A in The Guardian

| August 16, 2011 | Comments (0)

‘Ireland’s answer to Gérard Depardieu ‘ interviewed in The Guardian ahead of the release of ‘The Guard’ across UK.

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Healthy Second Week US Box Office figures for 'The Guard'

Healthy Second Week US Box Office figures for 'The Guard'

| August 8, 2011 | Comments (0)

Element Pictures’ ‘The Guard’ took in $194,000 this past weekend August 5-7th in the US bringing its total to $309,000. But once again it is its average revenue per screen figure that is worth shouting about.

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'The Guard' to expand to 100 screens in the US in August

'The Guard' to expand to 100 screens in the US in August

| August 4, 2011 | Comments (0)

On the back of its incredible average revenue per screen figures last week at the US Box Office, independent Irish feature ‘The Guard’ will open across 100 screens in 50 cities in the US in August.

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Another slap on the back for The Guard in Sarajevo

Another slap on the back for The Guard in Sarajevo

| August 3, 2011 | Comments (0)

One of the biggest Irish successes of recent years has won the Audience Award at the 17th Sarajevo Film Festival.

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'The Guard' is second at the US Box Office!!!....sort of

'The Guard' is second at the US Box Office!!!….sort of

| August 1, 2011 | Comments (1)

Element Pictures ‘The Guard’ phenomenal success continues as it comes second at the US Box Office in average revenue per screen in its opening weekend 29-31 July, trouncing blockbuster new releases such as ‘Cowboys & Aliens’ and ‘The Smurfs’.

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Passing the test: The Guard gets 93%

Passing the test: The Guard gets 93%

| July 29, 2011 | Comments (0)

The Guard has gained the meta-stamp of approval!

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Brendan Gleeson wins New York Comedy Award

Brendan Gleeson wins New York Comedy Award

| July 27, 2011 | Comments (0)

Brendan Gleeson and Don Cheadle have been given a lifetime membership to the legendary New York comedy club, the Friars Club and the odd couple has been awarded the Best New Buddy Comedy Duo Award.

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The Guard's Milkshake

‘The Guard’ K.O.s Transformers, Kung Fu Panda and the X-Men

| July 25, 2011 | Comments (0)

The Guard has drunk the milkshake of the Transformers, the Pirates Of The Caribbean, X-Men babies, and that Kung Fu fighting Panda.

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'The Guard' is in hot pursuit of €1.5mill at the Irish Box Office

'The Guard' is in hot pursuit of €1.5mill at the Irish Box Office

| July 19, 2011 | Comments (1)

Darkly comic Irish thriller ‘The Guard’ continues to storm the Irish box office with takings of €397,000 this weekend taking its total past €1.42 million.

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'The Guard' is number 1 at Irish box office

'The Guard' is number 1 at Irish box office

| July 12, 2011 | Comments (0)

John Michael McDonagh’s comedy-thriller THE GUARD is a box-office smash with a weekend gross of over half a million euro, knocking BRIDESMAIDS from the coveted No 1 position.

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The Guard

| July 7, 2011 | Comments (1)

A modern gem.

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'The Guard' receives marketing support from EFP

'The Guard' receives marketing support from EFP

| January 17, 2011 | Comments (0)

‘The Guard’ by John Michael McDonagh is one of 11 European films that have been confirmed by European Film Promotion’s members to receive Film Sales Support at North America’s prestigious Sundance Film Festival.

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Irish Features at Sundance

Irish Features at Sundance

| December 20, 2010 | Comments (0)

From more than 9,000 submission to the Sundance Film Festival, two Irish feature films were chosen to be a part of this year’s line-up.

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