Sabotage

We all knew Arnie would be back. But his post-political return to the movieverse has not been an unqualified success. While his old chum and Escape Pl(...)

The cast of ‘Girls’: Twelve hours after it premiered in the US on HBO, the pay-to-view station released the first two episodes of the comedy series free to watch on YouTube.

So HBO and now Sky are on YouTube. It’s not so much a truce as a you scratch my back I’ll scratch yours acceptance by TV networks that the video strea(...)

Sensory healing

If the thought of seeing large clouds in the form of smiley faces floating over the city spires appeals to your inner child – or your outer adult, for(...)

Cian Healy: tweeted a picture of himself with his heavily bandaged angle encased in a plastic cast. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Cian Healy will miss Leinster’s return match against Northampton on Saturday at the Aviva Stadium due to an ankle injury. The Irish loosehead prop (...)

“Nicer than the Terminator”: Nelson Mandela with Melanie Verwoerd (right) and Mary Davis in Dublin for the Special Olympics. Photograph courtesy of Robbie Fry
Mandela, Ireland and me
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  • December 7, 2013, 01:00

There is an incredible depth of sadness in South Africa. Over the past three months South Africans have been preparing themselves for the inevitable. (...)

Rotten Potatoes

It’s midterm. So unsurprisingly the ROI chart is, this week, dominated by kids’ movies. Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2, the hyperactive sequel to(...)

The best dystopian novels are really about the societies in which they are written and not exercises in futurology

Fahrenheit 451 is the temperature at which paper spontaneously ignites. It inspired the title of Ray Bradbury’s novel about a future in which firemen (...)

Escape Plan
Escape Plan

Schwarzenegger and Stallone. Together at last. How did it take so long? Actually, come to think of it, they’ve shared the screen twice over the past f(...)

Cold Comes the Night

There are at least two noteworthy aspects to this largely unremarkable thriller from a promising director of Sundance-friendly indie dramas. Cold Come(...)

A New York state of mind
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  • September 7, 2013, 01:00

‘P eople always ask me who the biggest diva, the meanest or the coolest star is, but I don’t even think like that,” says Dubliner Nicola Parish, who l(...)