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About The Bellissimo Files

Hi, I’m Sarina Bellissimo and this is the place I come to indulge in my love of all things entertainment. I can’t remember a time when I wasn’t fascinated by all things Hollywood/showbiz. I blame my parents! As a child my mum used to force me to watch old Elvis Presley films with her, and both my mum & dad would take my brothers and I to the Drive-In to watch the latest films (this is where my love for ROCKY began!). When not watching movies, I was trying to figure out ways to pull the back off the TV so I could somehow get into it and be a part of all the action on the screen! This blog isn’t a place that revels in gossip and negativity. It’s a place where entertainment is celebrated. That said, this is a place you can turn to for honesty. Honesty and criticism don’t always mean attacks. I choose to criticise the piece of work but not the person and I acknowledge that just because I don’t like something, it doesn’t mean someone else won’t. Here you’ll find interviews with some of the biggest names in the world of Entertainment, reviews, breaking news and my very own musings. Away from The Bellissimo Files, you can find me on Spin 1038 on Saturdays, between 1pm and 3pm,presenting Plan B. There’s celebrity interviews, entertainment news, the low down on the must see movies and music releases of the week, the ultimate guide to what’s on where in the city, as well as masterclasses with experts on standby to answer listeners’ questions. I also appear on TV3’s “Elaine” panel, talk movies on “Ireland AM” and you can sometimes hear me filling in on Moncrieff’s “Movies and Booze “(Newstalk) The Bellissimo Files is constantly evolving. Files (topics) will be added or deleted as time goes on. Feel free to read, watch, comment, share, and make suggestions for what you would like to see on the site. Sarina

Emilia Clarke & Henry Golding Talk “Last Christmas”

Emilia Clarke and Henry Golding star in Last Christmas. I caught up with them to talk about how they got through the cold, dark shoots, christmas traditions, and “looking up”. Last Christmas is in Irish cinemas from tomorrow.

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Chris Walley, Alex Murphy & Hilary Rose Talk The Young Offenders Season 2

Jock and Conor are back for another season of The Young Offenders. I caught up with the lads behind the Cork boys we’ve all come to love, Chris Walley, Alex Murphy, and their “mum” Hilary Rose. We spoke about the … Continue reading

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Bruce Springsteen Talks Being The Boss, Real Life Struggles & “Western Stars”

Bruce Springsteen is not touring his latest album, “Western Stars” so he has turned the album into a cinematic experience. I got to sit down with the legend that is Bruce Springsteen to find out what it’s like being the … Continue reading

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Thom Zimny Talks Bruce Springsteen’s “Western Stars”

Thom Zimny and Bruce Springsteen have been making art together for the past 19 years but their latest project, “Western Stars” really tugs at the heart strings and leaves you with a lot of food for thought. I caught up … Continue reading

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Aisling Bea and Paul Rudd Talk “Living With Yourself”

We see two versions of Paul Rudd in Netflix’s latest series, Living With Yourself. I caught up with Paul and his co-star, the fabulous Aisling Bea, to talk about the show, why they both had to be a part of … Continue reading

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Jenn Murray Talks “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil”

Jenn Murray features in Angelina Jolie’s “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil”. I recently chatted to Jenn about  where she was and how she felt when she found out she got the role; how she prepares for the big action scenes; why … Continue reading

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Andy Muschietti Goes Full Scares In Our “It Chapter Two” Chat

This junket was held in an underground vault with trains running above us, freaky things on set and Andy Muschietti in his freaking out element! When he wasn’t try to scare me we spoke nightmares, long running times and of … Continue reading

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