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Collins is sweet as the single mum that just can't seem to catch a break

Love, Rosie

Love, Rosie is the latest Cecelia Ahern adaptation to hit the big screen. Laura Delaney has the lowdown.

  • Brad Pitt stars as tank sergeant Don 'Wardaddy' Collier

    Fury

    Brad Pitt stars in an entertaining WWII movie that mixes the horror of human conflict with an underlying humanism.

  • An often brilliant film

    The Judge

    Arthur Miller's spirit hovers over The Judge, which features outstanding performances from Robert Duvall and Robert Downey Jr as a father and son at war with one another.

  • Pastor Jay Reinke

    The Overnighters

    The Overnighters is absorbing in its depiction of lives under stress in the city of Williston, North Dakota during a recent oil frenzy. The portrayal of the flawed Pastor Reinke is utterly fascinating in what is a fine, if somewhat prurient documentary.

  • Dogged self-belief has rarely sounded so wonderful or so inspiring

    Delorentos - Night Becomes Light

    This brilliantly fast and urgent fifth album from Dublin band Delorentos explodes with big melodies and big ambitions.

  • '71

    '71

    This fast-moving and bloody thriller set on the streets of Belfast is a journey into the past darkly. Read our review.

  • Horror movie Annabelle is enjoyable fun

    Annabelle

    This prequel to last year's The Conjurer is enjoyable fun but ultimately comes closer to horror film cliche than breaking new ground

  • Portrait of the Escape Artist as a Young Man

    The Maze Runner

    Portrait of the Escape Artist as a Young Man.

  • Williams plays the lost teen to perfection
  • Lily-O: Sam Amidon's Americana heritage deconstructed

    Sam Amidon Lily-O

    Sam Amidon has reimagined old American ballads on Lily-O and the results are compellingly beautiful, free-flowing and coloured by the ragged glory of Bill Frisell's foregrounded electric guitar.

  • The Stairwell: its spirit is somehow vulnerable

    The Stairwell by Michael Longley

    The Stairwell celebrates the lives of family and friends - and life itself - but the book is also aware of last things. Its second section, dedicated to the poet's late brother Peter, has particular poignancy.

  • Guaranteed to be the Irish film of 2014 for many

    Unbreakable: The Mark Pollock Story

    Guaranteed to be the Irish film of 2014 for many.

  • We're never quite sure if Affleck is playing the grieving husband or an apathetic jock

    Gone Girl

    Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike deliver solid performances but David Fincher's adaptation of Gillian Flynn's book is a strangely un-involving experience.

  • Caterina Zapponi: in a romantic mood which involves yearning and loss as well as joie de vivre

    Caterina Zapponi Romantica

    Daughter of an Italian father and a French mother, New York resident Caterina Zapponi switches easily between both her parental languages on this charming 13-track record.

  • Nora Webster: an austere majesty which bears echoes of James Joyce's short story, The Dead.

    Nora Webster by Colm Tóibín

    Nora Webster is a masterful, often moving novel, which explores with striking emotional authority the life of a recently bereaved woman in 1960s small-town Ireland.