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(...)

Steve Jobs: At his insistence Google backed off hiring three engineers who had already left Apple, according to the judge. Photograph:  Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

A US judge has offered a behind-the-scenes look at the force of will with which Steve Jobs once held sway over Silicon Valley, as she threw out a prop(...)

You could smell the fear emanating from Walt Disney Pictures over the past week or so. Based on a comic-book series that first emerged in the late 196(...)

A men sell souvenirs at the Star Wars movie set in Ong Jmal, in Nefta. “Star Wars, Episode VII” director JJ Abrams has announced a new contest that allows fans to win a role in the upcoming seventh instalment of the popular science fiction films. Photograph: Zoubeir Souissi/Reuters 1:44

“Star Wars, Episode VII” director JJ Abrams has announced a new contest that allows fans to win a role in the upcoming seventh instalment of the popul(...)

Review: Whiplash

Traditionally, Un Certain Regard was thought to be Cannes’ silver medal competition. In recent years, however, the Directors’ Fortnight programme has (...)

“Up from the depths, 30 stories high, breathing fire, something, something, something…”We’re delighted to learn that Gareth Edwards, the newest custod(...)

Domhnall Gleeson (son of Brendan Gleeson) is to appear in the 7th Star Wars film.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Rising Irish actor Domhnall Gleeson is to appear in JJ Abrams’s highly anticipated seventh episode of the Star Wars franchise. Speculati(...)

Planet Business

Image of the week: ‘And what do you do?’ A red carpet of Stormtroopers with bonus Darth Vader is probably just an everyday event in the life of t(...)

Ron Howard – the feelgood kid

It would require a spectacular effort, one feels, to fall out with Ron Howard. Long after he played winsome against Henry Winkler’s Fonzie and John Wa(...)