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12 items from 2015


New clip from Song of the Sea

8 July 2015 10:00 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Ahead of its UK release this Friday, StudioCanal has debuted a new clip from director Tomm Moore’s acclaimed animated feature Song of the Sea entitled ‘Seanchaí’; check it out below after the poster and official synopsis…

See Also: Watch the trailer for Song of the Sea here

In this enchanting new story from the Academy Award-nominated director of The Secret of Kells, Ben and his little sister Saoirse—the last Seal-child—must embark on a fantastic journey across a fading world of ancient legend and magic in an attempt to return to their home by the sea. The film takes inspiration from the mythological Selkies of Irish folklore, who live as seals in the sea but become humans on land.

Song of the Sea is set for released July 10th and features the voice talents of David Rawle, Brendan Gleeson, Fionnula Flanagan, Lisa Hannigan, Pat Shortt, Liam Hourican, Jon Kenny, »

- Gary Collinson

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New clip from Song of the Sea

3 July 2015 6:40 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Tomm Moore’s (The Secret of the Kells) acclaimed animated feature Song of the Sea opens here in the UK next week, and StudioCanal has debuted a new clip entitled ‘Saoirse’, which you can watch below…

See Also: Watch the trailer for Song of the Sea here

In this enchanting new story from the Academy Award-nominated director of The Secret of Kells, Ben and his little sister Saoirse—the last Seal-child—must embark on a fantastic journey across a fading world of ancient legend and magic in an attempt to return to their home by the sea. The film takes inspiration from the mythological Selkies of Irish folklore, who live as seals in the sea but become humans on land.

Song of the Sea is set for released July 10th and features the voice talents of David Rawle, Brendan Gleeson, Fionnula Flanagan, Lisa Hannigan, Pat Shortt, Liam Hourican, Jon Kenny, »

- Gary Collinson

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Oscar nominated ‘Song of the Sea’ gets a UK trailer and poster

8 June 2015 7:06 PM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Set to open nationally in time for the summer holidays, director Tomm Moore’s Oscar nominated animated film Song of the Sea has just released its UK trailer and poster.

Featuring the voices of Brendan Gleeson, Fionnula Flanagan, David Rawle, Lisa Hannigan, Pat Shortt and Jon Kenny, Song of the Sea tells the story of Ben and his little selkie sister Saoirse who embark on a fantastical adventure across a magical world in an attempt to return to their home by the sea.

Accompanied by a mythically dreamlike score composed by Bruno Coulais (Coraline) and his The Secret of Kells collaborators, Irish band Kíla, it’s a breathtakingly beautiful animated film with an equally impressive narrative that will touch and captivate the whole family.

Don’t take my word for it – see for yourself below.

Song of the Sea opens in UK cinemas on July 10.

 

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- Sacha Hall

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New UK trailer and poster for Song of the Sea

5 June 2015 2:00 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Ahead of its release next month a new UK trailer and poster have arrived online Tomm Moore’s animated film Song of the Sea, which we have for you here…

In this enchanting new story from the Academy Award-nominated director of The Secret of Kells, Ben and his little sister Saoirse—the last Seal-child—must embark on a fantastic journey across a fading world of ancient legend and magic in an attempt to return to their home by the sea. The film takes inspiration from the mythological Selkies of Irish folklore, who live as seals in the sea but become humans on land.

Song of the Sea is set for released July 10th in the UK and features the voice talents of David Rawle, Brendan Gleeson, Fionnula Flanagan, Lisa Hannigan, Pat Shortt, Liam Hourican, Jon Kenny, Lucy O’Connell, Colm O’Snodaigh and Kevin Swierscz.

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- Gary Collinson

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Watch the beautiful trailer for 2D animation Song of the Sea

4 June 2015 2:16 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

An enchanting trailer has been released for 2D animation Song of the Sea.

The film comes from the makers of 2009's Oscar-nominated The Secret of Kells, this time telling the Celtic myth of the selkie.

A young girl called Saoirse discovers an amazing inheritance - she can transform herself into a seal.

But with the world of spirit creatures under threat, she must embark on a fantastical journey with her big brother in order to save the day.

The film features the voices of Brendan Gleeson, Fionnula Flanagan, David Rawle and Lisa Hannigan.

Song of the Sea is coming to UK cinemas on July 10. A Us release date is yet to be announced. »

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Eddie Redmayne wins another award for his role as Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything

26 May 2015 7:41 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Eddie Redmayne has won yet another award for his portrayal of acclaimed physicist Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything.

Redmayne scooped the Irish Film and Television Awards' prize for Best International Actor, adding to his Oscar, BAFTA, Screen Actors Guild and Golden Globe awards.

Oscar winner Julianne Moore was also honoured with the Best International Actress prize for Still Alice at this weekend's awards ceremony.

Meanwhile, children's animated film Song of the Sea scooped the Best Irish Film prize.

Tomm Moore's feature is based on Celtic myth of the Selkie and follows brother and sister Ben and Saoirse, who have to figure out a mystery about their late mother. Brendan Gleeson, Fionnula Flanagan and Moone Boy's David Rawle lend their voices to the movie.

Song of the Sea was nominated for an Oscar earlier this year, but ultimately lost out to Big Hero 6.

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Irish Academy to honour Jim Sheridan

8 May 2015 11:06 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Lifetime award to the director of My Left Foot and In the Name of the Father.

The Irish Film & Television Academy is to honour director-writer-producer Jim Sheridan with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 12th annual Ifta Awards on May 24.

Previous recipients include Maureen O’Hara, David Kelly, George Morrison, Morgan O’Sullivan, John Boorman, Gay Byrne, Neil Jordan, Fionnula Flanagan and President Michel D. Higgins.

Ifta CEO Áine Moriarty said Sheridan “is a master storyteller, bold and brilliant, whose skill and vision continues to inspire so many”. She also praised his “constant support and nurturing of Irish creative talent - part of his ongoing legacy”.

Sheridan carved out a successful career in the theatre before moving into film with My Left Foot, released in 1989 and scoring Oscar wins for actors Daniel Day Lewis and Brenda Fricker.

Other films in his 25-year career to date include The Field, In the Name of the Father (which reunited Sheridan »

- michael.rosser@screendaily.com (Michael Rosser)

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Premieres galore at Sydney Film Festival

5 May 2015 5:40 PM, PDT | IF.com.au | See recent IF.com.au news »

Neil Armfield.s Holding the Man, Simon Stone.s The Daughter, Jeremy Sims. Last Cab to Darwin and Jen Peedom.s feature doc Sherpa will have their world premieres at the Sydney Film Festival.

The festival program unveiled today includes 33 world premieres (including 22 shorts) and 135 Australian premieres (with 18 shorts) among 251 titles from 68 countries.

Among the other premieres will be Daina Reid.s The Secret River, Ruby Entertainment's. ABC-tv miniseries starring Oliver Jackson Cohen and Sarah Snook, and three Oz docs, Marc Eberle.s The Cambodian Space Project — Not Easy Rock .n. Roll, Steve Thomas. Freedom Stories and Lisa Nicol.s Wide Open Sky.

Festival director Nashen Moodley boasted. this year.s event will be far larger than 2014's when 183 films from 47 countries were screened, including 15 world premieres. The expansion is possible in part due to the addition of two new screening venues in Newtown and Liverpool.

As previously announced, Brendan Cowell »

- Don Groves

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New VOD and Streaming Movies, Plus: Beam Home Matthew McConaughey in 'Interstellar' Weeks Before Disc

17 March 2015 4:00 PM, PDT | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

Our resident VOD expert tells you what's new to rent and own this week on the various streaming services such as cable Movies On Demand, Amazon, iTunes, Vudu and, of course, Netflix. Cable Movies On Demand: Same-day-as-disc releases, older titles and pretheatrical exclusives for rent, priced from $3-$10, in 24- or 48-hour periods Annie (family musical; Jamie Foxx, Quvenzhané Wallis, Cameron Diaz; rated PG) Top Five (comedy; Chris Rock, Rosario Dawson; rated R) Inherent Vice (Paul Thomas Anderson-directed impenetrable ice; Joaquin Phoenix, Owen Wilson, Josh Brolin, Reese Witherspoon, Benicio Del Toro; rated R) Song of the Sea (animated; voices: Brendan Gleeson, Fionnula Flanagan; rated PG) Tracers (action; Taylor Lautner, Marie Avgeropoulos; available 3/20...

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- Robert B. DeSalvo

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Film Review: Breathless Beauty Within Animated Wonder ‘Song of the Sea’

20 February 2015 6:21 PM, PST | HollywoodChicago.com | See recent HollywoodChicago.com news »

Chicago – Just in time for its potential win of the “Best Animated Feature” Oscar this Sunday, the Irish animated film “Song of the Sea” opens this weekend at Chicago’s Music Box Theater. A grab-bag myth come to storytelling life, this film is vitalized by its gorgeous animation as much as the heart within its narrative.

An accomplishment that would make the likes of Hayao Miyazaki proud, “Song of the Sea” is a gift to fans of animation.

Rating: 4.0/5.0

This animated treasure from the “Secret of Kells” director Tomm Moore is an original story, but based on the Irish folklore of Selkies, creatures that live as seals in the sea, but humans on land. Moore angles his Selkie tale to focus on themes of humans dealing with burrowed grief. In “Song of the Sea,” a father (Conor, voiced by Brendan Gleeson) cares for his children, his pre-teen Ben (David Rawle »

- adam@hollywoodchicago.com (Adam Fendelman)

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Tomm Moore's Exquisite Animated Oscar Contender 'Song of the Sea' Hits Major Cities

29 January 2015 2:26 PM, PST | Thompson on Hollywood | See recent Thompson on Hollywood news »

Produced by the Ireland-based animation studio, Cartoon Saloon, and distributed by Gkids, "Song of the Sea" is an animated Oscar contender for its exquisite hand-drawn beauty and stirring story about the last Seal-child trapped between two worlds. It debuted in Toronto. Ben and his enchanted little sister Saoirse (a Selkie) are hurled into a fading world of ancient legend and magic as they attempt to return to their home by the sea. The film takes inspiration from the mythological Selkies of Irish folklore, who live as seals in the sea but become humans on land. "Song of the Sea" features the voices of Brendan Gleeson, Fionnula Flanagan, David Rawle, Lisa Hannigan, Pat Shortt, and Jon Kenny. The score is composed by Bruno Coulais and Irish band Kíla, who previously collaborated on "The Secret of Kells." "I had heard plenty of Selkie stories growing up and had seen the 'Secret of »

- Bill Desowitz

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New trailer for Song of the Sea

16 January 2015 5:44 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Fresh from its nomination for Best Animated Feature at the 87th Academy Awards, a trailer has arrived online for Tomm Moore’s animated film Song of the Sea, which you can watch below after the official synopsis…

In this enchanting new story from the Academy Award-nominated director of The Secret of Kells, Ben and his little sister Saoirse—the last Seal-child—must embark on a fantastic journey across a fading world of ancient legend and magic in an attempt to return to their home by the sea. The film takes inspiration from the mythological Selkies of Irish folklore, who live as seals in the sea but become humans on land.

Song of the Sea is set for released July 10th in the UK and features the voice talents of David Rawle, Brendan Gleeson, Fionnula Flanagan, Lisa Hannigan, Pat Shortt, Liam Hourican, Jon Kenny, Lucy O’Connell, Colm O’Snodaigh and Kevin Swierscz. »

- Gary Collinson

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