An almost painfully comprehensive exercise: Janis Joplin in Little Girl Blue

Amy Berg, director of the brilliant Deliver Us From Evil and the equally troubling West of Memphis, will know that her documentary on Janis Joplin ca(...)

Catherine Zeta-Jones at the ‘Dad’s Army’ world premiere at the Odeon Leicester Square  London. Photograph: Stuart C Wilson/Getty Images

Over the last few months we’ve been hearing much about the unearthing of a legend concerning a bunch of unlikely heroes pitched against an unstoppable(...)

Bryan Cranston has had time to prepare for fame. Now 59, the craggy Everyman has been a professional actor since the mid 1980s. But he was middle-age(...)

Rachel McAdams, Mark Ruffalo, Brian d’Arcy James, Michael Keaton and John Slattery in Spotlight

Tom McCarthy’s riveting drama is set a long, long time ago: 2001, when newspapers could still afford to employ investigative teams, often working for(...)

Actresses Kelly Thornton and Nika McGuigan at the Programme launch for The Audi Dublin International Film Festival. Photograph: Brian McEvoy

The programme for the 2016 Audi Dublin International Film Festival was launched on Thursday evening at Whelan’s on Camden Street. Gráinne Humphreys,(...)

Down but not out: Antonio Banderas in The 33

Patricia Riggen’s film about the 2010 Chilean mining accident isn’t really worth travelling far to see. But it’s worth being nice to. Made with the c(...)

Please Bob, no: Zac Efron and Robert De Niro in Bad Grandpa

Those of us grieving for the career of Robert De Niro have (while tolerating the odd decent cameo in a David O Russell flick) stopped wishing for any(...)

Irish actor’s Jack Reynor, Ferdia Walsh-Peelo, English actress Lucy Boynton and Mark McKenna arrive for the premiere of ‘Sing Street’. Photograph: EPA

Ireland’s opening skirmishes at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah have proved hugely successful. Both Whit Stillman’s Love & Friendship, produced(...)

Ted Cruz: Moved from an impressive law career to become solicitor general of Texas and then senator for that state. Photograph: New York Times

A few months ago, The Trump & Palin Show would have been amusing. Oh, let’s be honest. It is still quite funny. In her speech endorsing the Oran(...)

The 2010 Copiapó mining accident is very much a story of our times. Following a massive cave-in, 33 men found themselves trapped underground for 69 d(...)