Mark Noonan’s You’re Ugly Too, featuring Aidan Gillen (right) as a man caring for his niece following his recent release from prison, is among the Irish premieres at this year’s bash.

Versatile character actor John C Reilly will be among the special guests attending the Galway Film Fleadh next month. Reilly, star of Chicago, The Ho(...)

Michael Fassbender and Kodi Smit-McPhee in Slow West 8:56

Still young and nimble, John Maclean has already had two successful careers. Oddly, neither was in the field that first held his attention. The(...)

‘The Donald (as he is dispiritingly known to other holders of that excellent name) let nobody down when he appeared at the Trump Tower on Tuesday.’ Above, Trump gestures after speaking and taking questions at a rally in Manchester, New Hampshire, on Wednesday. Photograph: Dominick Reuter/Reuters

There was tremendous news for US liberals last week. We are not thinking of the creaky performance by Hillary Clinton on Roosevelt Island. This was of(...)

Happily, the plans to market Thomas Cailley’s highly original French romantic comedy as “Love at First Fight” seem to have been shelved and the pic(...)

Here’s something you don’t see every day: a movie starring Clint Eastwood’s son, John Huston’s grandson and Charlie Chaplin’s granddaughter. If all(...)

There are few angles to Arthur Conan Doyle’s most durable creation. Indeed, more than a few of Sherlock Holmes’s identifying features – an “element(...)

The New York Times building in New York.  (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Anybody who has written a news story will know that one is required to get the substance into the opening sentence. The writers of the New York Tim(...)

Olga Baclanova in Tod Browning's Freaks (MGM 1932)

You will occasionally hear suggestions that Tod Browning’s Freaks (presented here in a new digital restoration) was “ahead of its time” or some suc(...)

Excuse me. Can we start making fun of the Kardashians again? Please! When Caitlyn Jenner revealed her new female shape two weeks ago she achieved a fe(...)


Let us be kind and make believe that the makers of Jurassic World are prepared to turn the irony beam upon themselves. Early on in this fourth (...)