Film review: Calvary

John Michael McDonagh’s problematic follow-up to The Guard begins with an ingenious, arrest(...)

Dawn O’Porter in Dublin last weekend. Photograph: Cathal Burke/vipireland.com

When you’re married to the greatest love of your life and the only thing you would change about yourself is your “flat bum”, life is good. “How lov(...)

Actor Brendan Gleeson signs autographs at the ‘Calvary’ premiere during 64th Berlinale International Film Festival earlier this month. Photograph: Getty

John Butler’s comedy The Stag and John Michael McDonagh’s state-of-the-nation piece Calvary have topped the charts in the nominations for the upcom(...)

Too modern: Gabriel Byrne, as Quirke, has too much floppy hair, and a hybrid Dublin-US accent that jars with everyone else’s

The best TV adaptations rip the beating heart from a novel and transplant it to a medium where the demands are so different that some character(...)

Cuban Fury
Cuban Fury

Bruce (Nick Frost) is a portly, perennial also-ran who works at an engineering firm, where he faces merciless daily ribbings from Drew, the res(...)

Paul Henderson, managing director of Associated Newspapers Ireland on his company’s new website which will focus on showbiz, style, health, food, beauty and travel: ‘If we put Enda Kenny or Seánie Fitz in there, we’ll just kill the vibe,’ he says.

Associated Newspapers Ireland is throwing its considerable weight behind Evoke.ie, a new website that focuses on showbiz, style, health, food, (...)

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(...)

David Rawle and Chris O’Dowd in the Emmy award-winning Sky 1 comedy Moone Boy

Commissioning teams from Sky’s four entertainment channels plan to visit Ireland regularly from January as the broadcaster steps up its hunt for new p(...)

Rough Magic performers Cormac Lawlor and Sarah Shine at the announcement of the Sky Arts award of €230,000. Photograph: Alan Betson

An old truck, coughing and spluttering its way across America, finally breaks down in the middle of nowhere. Its three occupants – a widow called Leoc(...)

Thor: The Dark World

HHH Isn’t it interesting how quickly life goes back to normal after a massed attack by aliens? In both Iron Man 3 and Thor: The Dark World, the genera(...)

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