Fionnula Flanagan: donated $3,000. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Sinn Fein counted some of Hollywood’s biggest stars among the party’s American donors. Several film industry celebrities donated money to the party du(...)

Mark Frechette and Daria Halprin in Zabriskie Point

Good grief. It must have been genuinely terrifying to be old, weary and conservative in the United States at the end of the 1960s. Sure, Nixon had jus(...)

Detail from Night Time in LA by Patrick Morrison. Photograph: Ciaran Connelly

As part of this year’s Imagine Arts Festival, Greyfriars Gallery in Waterford celebrates the work of the late Patrick Morrison with a small retrosp(...)

The Lost Album: Ike and Tina Turner, 1965. Photograph: Dennis Hopper, courtesy of the Hopper Art Trust

What’s striking about Dennis Hopper’s photographs of 1960s freak scenes, which have been on show over the summer at the Royal Academy of Arts, in Lond(...)

Patrick Morrison, who has died aged 68, was born in Cork into an artistic and musical family. He was the youngest child of Edmund Morrison and (...)

Susan Wood at her exhibition, ‘Close Up’, at City Assembly House, South William Street, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The first photograph Susan Wood remembers taking was a self- portrait. She positioned the camera on a bench or stool, stood back and took the picture.(...)

BLUE IS THE WARMEST COLOUR The winner of this year’s Palme d’Or – a lengthy lesbian romance set in Lille – gained notoriety for the duration and explicitness of its sex sequences.But Abdellatif Kechiche’s film is most notable for its determination toimmerse us in every nuance of a tempestuous relationship. Adèle Exarchopoulos and Léa Seydoux give astonishing performances.

Click here to cast your vote When it comes time to assess developments in cinema – over a year, decade or century – hard-working pundits sti(...)

Karen Black

The contribution to the “New Hollywood” movement, primarily a male auteur-led phenomenon, of performers as adventurous and vital as Karen Black, who h(...)