Calvary has been nominated for best film at the Moet British Independent Film Awards (BIFA). Director John Michael McDonagh, who sparked a cont(...)

The Cinémobile, Ireland’s ‘pop-up’ picture house on wheels, is twinning with four other countries to bring independent film to some of northern Europe’s farthest corners. File photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

The Cinémobile, Ireland’s ‘pop-up’ picture house on wheels, is twinning with four other countries to bring independent film to some of northern Europe(...)

 Brendan Gleeson pictured in 2009. Photograph: Getty 1:44

Actor Brendan Gleeson has said director John Michael McDonagh was right to question the standards of Irish films. Speaking at the launch of The Walwor(...)

John Michael McDonagh:   said  his comments had been “wilfully misrepresented by a small section of the Dublin media with an axe to grind”.

Director John Michael McDonagh has been subject to fierce criticism for effectively disowning the Irish film industry, but his latest release Calvary (...)

Brendan Meyer and Maika Monroe in The Guest

Well, we had a good innings but this, dear reader, is the end. Rotten Potatoes is brown bread. So from now on, you’ll have to come up with up-to-the-m(...)

Despite President Higgins’s recent jaunt to Windsor, our British chums could not be persuaded to take much interest in the muddled Hibernian mu(...)

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

David McSavage: ‘Your mother would do anything for you, but she sort of sent you out into the world like some sort of useless orphan.’ Photograph: Eric Luke 2:49

Angry Emer is a strident career woman whose clipped nasal Mount Merrion accent would cut flesh. She will appear in the fourth series of the sat(...)

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(...)

Brendan Gleeson on the red carpet at the opening night of Jameson Dublin International Film Festival. His film Calvary launched  the festival last night. Photograph: Aidan Crawley 1:58

Acting legends Brendan Gleeson and John Hurt walked the red carpet in Dublin to kick off the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival (JDIFF)(...)