Wednesday, November 29, 2023

The Next Best Picture Podcast – Interview With “Belfast” Star, Ciarán Hinds

By Matt Neglia 

After working for years on stage, film, and television, as one of the great character actors, Ciarán Hinds finally received long-overdue recognition from a major awards body for his performance in Kenneth Branagh’s “Belfast” with an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actor. Ciarán plays a version of the director’s grandfather growing up in 1969 Ireland and brings a level of wit, warmth, and humanity to the role in ways that have strongly resonated with audiences. He was kind enough to take some time to talk with me about receiving the news of his Oscar nomination, working with Judi Dench for the first time, what Branagh’s film means to him, and more. Be sure to please take a listen and enjoy! Thank you.

Thank you so much for listening. The Next Best Picture Podcast is proud to be a part of the Evergreen Podcasts Network. You can subscribe to us on SoundCloudApple PodcastsSpotifyStitcherGooglePlayTuneinPlayer FMAcast & Castbox or you can listen down below. Please take a moment to review us on Apple Podcasts here. And if you’re feeling generous, you enjoy what you hear and want to hear more, please help support us on Patreon for as little as $1 a month and you’ll receive some exclusive podcast content.

You can follow Matt and hear more of his thoughts on the Oscars and Film on Twitter at @NextBestPicture

Subscribe to Our Newsletter!

Matt Neglia
Matt Neglia
Obsessed about the Oscars, Criterion Collection and all things film 24/7. Critics Choice Member.

Related Articles

Stay Connected


Latest Reviews