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Lenny Abrahamson at the IFTAs in 2013

Ahead of the Oscars on Sunday, February 28 – in which Dublin’s Lenny Abrahamson is up for Best Director ‘gong’ for Room…

Sarah Neville, of RTÉ, writes:

“Starting on Sunday, February 14, RTÉ2 will broadcast What Richard Did, which fast-tracked the career of actor Jack Reynor and who has since starred in the Transformers franchise. The season continues on Saturday, February 20, with Garage, starring Pat Shortt. Then the much-loved Adam and Paul will air after coverage of the 88th Academy Awards ceremony on Monday, February 29, on RTÉ2.”

Previously: Wilde About Lenny

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Lenny Abrahamson, the Academy Award-nominated director of ROOM, will be honored at the Oscar Wilde Awards on 25 February. The US-Ireland Alliance event is held at J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot production company in Santa Monica.

Also being honored are Irish actress Sarah Greene, Snow Patrol, James Corden and Daisy Ridley, the star of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Abrams will emcee. Snow Patrol and up-and-coming Irish singer, Roísín O, will perform.

Oscar nominee Lenny Abrahamson to be honored at Oscar Wilde Awards

Thanks Buzz

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A four-and-a-half-minute tribute to film director Lenny Abrahamson.

And his ability to tell Irish stories, in an Irish way.

Contains: spoilers and a youthful Fassbender (top).

By Stephen Murphy

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Mrs Brown.

Wait, please.

On marriage equality.

Written by Brendan O’Carroll.

Directed by Lenny Abrahamson.

The makers say:

Activist Buzz O’Neill and writer Mark O’Halloran approached a team of top Irish filmmakers and asked them to give them their time and expertise pro-bono to make the promo. In addition to Lenny and Brendan, producers Rob Walpole and Rebecca O’Flanagan from Treasure Entertainment came on board to produce the video….

Meanwhile…

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This afternoon.

Rory Cowan, from Mrs brown’s Boys, opening the Yes Equality shop in the Stephen’s Green Shopping Centre, Dublin which will be open for the duration of the campaign. The shop will sell Yes Equality branded materials including T Shirts, totes bags, badges “and other branded goods”.

(Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland)

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The excellent Irish movie website The Movie Bit celebrates its FIFTH birthday today with a celebratory video marking their first half decade on celluloid.

Featuring Lenny Abrahamson and pies.

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From Le Cool Dublin

Frank director Lenny Abrahamson and Frank co-star Domhnall Gleeson interview each other about bands, festivals, choons and whatnot.

May include Bryan Adams.

Part 2 here

2025 by Squarehead?

Thanks Ciaran Le Cool

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Ahead of Frank day tomorrow

As you may have seen on last week’s Late Late Show, the first time Lenny Abrahamson directed Michael Fassbender was in an ad for Mastercard.

Voiceover by Phelim Drew.

Soundtrack by The Pogues.

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Tomorrow is Frank (2014) day.

Where YOU could win one of five €100 cash prizes by finding Frank (above) in central Dublin.

Starting from 7:30am those who get their picture taken with Frank and tweet the image using the hashtag #FindFrank will be entered into a CASH draw.

Throughout the morning @Frankthefilm will be posting hints of where you may find Frank and winners will be announced at 1pm.

Meanwhile at Twitter Dublin tomorrow, ‘Frank’ director Lenny Abrahamson and star of ‘Frank’ Domhnall Gleeson will be taking your questions in a live twitter Q&A from 11:30 am.

Tweet your questions using #AskTeamFrank

‘Frank’ goes on general release on Friday May 9.

Previously: Frank on Broadsheet

Thanks Maria and Gale

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Frank Sidebottom related mischief ahead of tonight’s European premiere of Frank (2014) at the Light House Cinema, Smithfield, Dublin

Michael Fassbender will join director Lenny Abrahamson and co-star Domhnall Gleeson at the
the screening.

Light House Cinema (Facebook)

Previously: Broadsheet Trailer Park: Frank

Thanks Gavin Feiritear

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What you may need to know:

1. Frank is the fourth film directed by Lenny Abrahamson, after Adam & Paul (2004), Garage (2007) and What Richard Did (2012).

2. It is a fictional story loosely inspired by Frank Sidebottom (Michael Fassbender), the persona of cult musician and comedy legend Chris Sievey.

3. One of Variety’s most anticipated films of SXSW.

4. Michael Fassbender in a papier–mache head, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Domhnall Gleeson. What’s not to like?

5. In cinemas on May 9th.

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Previously: Frank’s A Million

Totally Frank

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Broadsheet Trailer Park’s ‘Delboy’ is on holiday.