It’s being billed as Ireland’s answer to The Hangover and it gives Andrew Scott the chance to exercise his comic chops after his turn as everyone’s favourite baddie in BBC’s smash hit Sherlock
He has made just three films in 14 years – the first was universally praised, the second is a continuing puzzle to most, and now, Glazer latest,Under the Skin, starring Scarlett Johansson, is cleaving audiences into impassioned opposing camps
The director is enjoying a comeback as an icon of French New Wave cinema, having fallen out of fashion by the time of his death in 1990
Two decades of collaboration with out-there Lars Von Trier has honed Stellan Skarsgård’s Swedish oddball persona to perfection – but deep down he’s really just an ordinary family man with a peculiar sort of career
The roll call of best picture wins over the years does feature some real clangers, but maybe we shouldn’t be too hard on the Academy ...
Ted Kotcheff – director of ‘The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz’ and ‘First Blood’ – is back in the limelight thanks to the rediscovery of his 1971 classic ‘Wake in Fright’, a film once described by Nick Cave as “the best and most terrifying film about Australia in existence”
Cautious and couched, Emily Watson is an actor who exhibits reason and calm at every turn. So how
did such a sober person find herself in such as dangerous business? “I was pretty bloody minded . . .”
Action director Fedor Bondarchuk, the point man of a new wave of Russian film-making, on bringing the battle of Stalingrad to the world in eye-popping Imax 3D
Fancy full immersion in the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival? We have your lunch ticket
Screenwriter Peter Morgan developed a neat way of portraying personalities, from Tony Blair and David Frost to the queen: focus on one incident. Now everyone’s at it
An actor since the early 1960s, Cuban Fury star Ian McShane has been a familiar presence on our screens big and small (Lovejoy anyone?) for decades – and now he’s a Hollywood star. Not a bad for the unassuming son of a Man Utd footballer
Still the curmudgeon after all these years, Richard Dreyfuss - who's in Dublin this week for the JDIFF - hasn’t lost any of his appetite for bashing Hollywood and colleagues who irritate him.
Get the cake in the IFI. Grab a snooze between screenings. And don’t try to pronounce fancy foreign film directors’ names
Just in time for Valentine’s Day the ever-surprising Spike Jonze returns with his first film in four years – Her, starring Joaquin Phoenix and Scarlett Johansson. And it’s the perfect break-up movie. The goofy auteur on ripping out your heart and stomping on it forever ...
The Australian has come a long way, from lauded turns in arthouse hits to the new Robocop. Donald Clarke talks to the star – if only he can get a word in over the puppies and parakeets
Post-Oscar, the sky’s the limit for the big winners
We enter the new millennium with a sombre classic from Hungary's greatest contemporary film-maker.
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