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Amsterdam hits Irish cinemas today, and it's not to be missed!

This comedic caper is released exclusively in cinemas.

IF YOU’RE LOOKING for an excuse to head to the cinema tonight, look no further. From the director of American Hustle, comes Disney Studios’ Amsterdam. A comedic thriller  about love, loyalty and reasons to live.

The story stretches across eras of American history and follows three friends as the lines are blurred between fact and fiction for a timely cinematic experience.

The film stars Christian Bale, Margot Robbie and John David Washington with stellar support from Anya Taylor-Joy, Chris Rock, Matthias Schoenaerts, Mike Myers, Taylor Swift, Zoe Saldaña, Rami Malek, and Robert De Niro (!)

amsterdam Source: Merie Weismiller Wallace; SMPSP

With a cast like that, it’s sure to pack a punch. The story is written and directed by five-time Oscar® nominee David O. Russell and centres on a period in American history that is sometimes forgotten in the world of movies. 

Set in the early 1930s, this social satire focuses on a time when fascists tried to overthrow the U.S. government. Drawing some parallels with the tumultuous recent times of American politics, Russell allows the story to become somewhat confused, after all… it was a confusing time.

amsterdam Source: Courtesy of 20th Century Studios

But the historical inaccuracies are quickly forgotten as the lead actors sparkle with chemistry with Robbie – in particular – proving her laureates as a comedic force to be reckoned with. 

At the end of the day, this is a period murder-mystery designed to keep the audience engaged for the two hours and fourteen minutes run time, and engaged it certainly keeps us.

Bursting at the seams with intrigue, romance and peppered with dark comedy, you won’t walk away disappointed, although potentially a little hazy on American history!

A comedic caper not to be missed. 

Watch Amsterdam exclusively in cinemas from today and book your tickets here.

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20th Century Studios

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