At The Flix: Lady Bird, I, TONYA & The Dark Knight

Lady Bird (15A)

Starring:    Saoirse Ronan, Laurie Metcalf, Timothée Chalamet

Director: Greta Gerwig

Genre:    Comedy, Drama

Release Date: 23rd February 2018

Christine "Lady Bird" MacPherson is a high school senior from the "wrong side of the tracks." She longs for adventure, sophistication, and opportunity, but finds none of that in her Sacramento Catholic high school. LADY BIRD follows the title character's senior year in high school, including her first romance, her participation in the school play, and most importantly, her applying for college.


I, TONYA (15A)

Starring:   Margot Robbie, Sebastian Stan, Allison Janney

Director:  Craig Gillespie

Genre:    Biography, Comedy, Drama

Release Date: 23rd February 2018

In 1991, talented figure skater Tonya Harding becomes the first American woman to complete a triple axel during a competition. In 1994, her world comes crashing down when her ex-husband conspires to injure Nancy Kerrigan, a fellow Olympic hopeful, in a poorly conceived attack that forces the young woman to withdraw from the national championship. Harding's life and legacy instantly become tarnished as she's forever associated with one of the most infamous scandals in sports history.


Dark Knight (15A)

Starring:    Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart

Director:  Christopher Nolan

Genre:   Action, Crime, Thriller

Release Date:  Showing from the 24th-26th February as part of #BringItBack in Omniplex Cork

With the help of allies Lt. Jim Gordon (Gary Oldman) and DA Harvey Dent (Aaron Eckhart), Batman (Christian Bale) has been able to keep a tight lid on crime in Gotham City. But when a vile young criminal calling himself the Joker (Heath Ledger) suddenly throws the town into chaos, the caped Crusader begins to tread a fine line between heroism and vigilantism.