For those of us defiantly opposed to the conspiracy- theory mentality, the story of Bletchley Park kicks up a few uncomfortable questions. It seems(...)

Blazingly dull: The Great Fire

Given the popularity of period dramas, it’s not surprising that someone has got around to telling the story of the obviously dramatic great fire of(...)

Charlie’s Country, the final part in Rolf de Geer’s exploration of indigenous culture in Australia will open the Cork Film Festival on November 7th. Screengrab: YouTube

An Australian film which has already earned its lead actor the best actor prize at Cannes and is Australia’s entry for best foreign film at next year’(...)

One has to be a little suspicious when a generously budgeted picture is trimmed down to a breathless 92 minutes. Not that one would necessarily wis(...)

Luke Evans as Dracula in Dracula Untold

So, you think you’re British, bus-mates? Have a gawp at this. It is September 2013 (movies take a long time to finish) and we are trundling fro(...)

‘Game of Thrones’: ‘After a marathon of three seasons of ‘Game’ and the beginning of the fourth, which started last night, I’m ready to forgo reality for fantasy.’

I’d been hoping to get the flu. I hadn’t had it in years, and there were so many television series I’d never seen – The Wire, Breaking Bad, Hou(...)

Justin and the Knights of Valour

As marketing devices go, we’re happy to roll along with Quentin Tarantino or Eli Roth Presents . . . So what if it’s as crass as branding gets? This i(...)

Kirsten Sheridan has completed a script about the late Amy Winehouse. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Writer-director Kirsten Sheridan is writing a biopic about the late singer Amy Winehouse. Sheridan said she had completed a script about Winehouse, wh(...)

Ninety minutes on Monday night seemed a long time to be stuck in fantasy land for someone like me who has a horror of novels that involve a map(...)