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Vroom vroom: Chris Hemsworth as James Hunt and Daniel Brühl as Niki Lauda in the new Formula One flick Rush

Fri, Sep 13, 2013, 08:38


Here comes the autumn/winter: the 20 music shows, releases and tours to check out in the coming months.

Elton John: he’s lived his life like a candle in the wind… Tony Clayton-Lea on the tantrums, tiaras and tunes of Elton John ahead of the release of new album “The Diving Board”

Rush: Ron Howard has left his acting days behind (Richie Cunningham in Happy Days) for life as a top movie director. He talks about his new flick based on Formula One rivalry between James Hunt and Niki Lauda.

In A World…: a decade after paying her dues, Lake Bell talks about her big Hollywood splash with a debut feature about the voice-over community.

Plus CD reviews (including Elvis Costello & The Roots, Chvrches, Mark Lanegan, The Late David Turpin, Larry Gus, Hidden Highways, Emiliana Torrini, The Impossible Gentlemen etc), film reviews (The Artist and the Model, In A World…, Insidious Chapter 2, Justin and the Knights of Valour, Rush, White House Down, Pieta), games, apps, listings, movie quiz, news and much, much more.

That’s your winning Ticket in The Irish Times today in print, online and the best of The Ticket on the app.

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