You know how it is. You wait ages for a quality drama about a brilliant Cambridge mathematician and then two come along at once. Following hot on t(...)

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’(...)

The Zero Theorem 2:26

Gifted “entity-cruncher” Qohen Leth (Christoph Waltz) is reassigned by Management (Matt Damon) to work from home on solving the near-impossible Zer(...)

Alex Higgins is to be the subject of Eoin McNamee’s next novel, Hurricane, supported by a £15,000 grant from the Arts Council of Northern Ireland. Photograph: Paddy Whelan

A musical about Lough Derg, a fiction based on the life of snooker star Alex “Hurricane” Higgins and a novel about a small-town weekly Northern(...)

Review: The Fifth Estate

As long ago as War Games (1983), cinema was seen to get flustered in the face of this new-fangled, whatsit computer business. By Hackers (1995), the e(...)

Among the many disappointing things about the The Fifth Estate, the woeful Wikileaks film that opens in cinemas tomorrow, is the fact that Peter Ca(...)

Johnny Ferguson inherited his parents’ appreciation for art and treasured a portrait of his father, Vincent Ferguson, painted by Basil Blackshaw.

The gritty thriller Gangster No. 1 , which was re(...)