As the Carte Noire French Film Festival moves into the Irish Film Institute (until November 30th) we are reminded what a large part that nation plays (...)

Fanny Ardant: 'I grew up around a lot of stupid rich people. It was a good education'

The thick trademark eyeliner is still in place, but these days, François Truffaut’s Dark Lady is a little more auburn than she used to be. Indeed, lon(...)

Alain Resnais, who has died aged 91, was a director of elegance and distinction who, despite generally working from the screenplays of other wr(...)

An unearthly sounding man called Elon Musk has delivered the world a 57-page document. It details the “Hyperloop”, a magnificent mode of transport to (...)

 John Wayne playing Ethan Edwards in the The Searchers, directed by  John Ford

THERE are things the French do better than anybody else. We have to include the film-maker as cineaste on that list. Decades before Quentin Tarantino (...)