Masked protesters are stopped by a police line during the Million Mask March on Thursday night  in London. The annual anti-establishment protest is organised by activist group Anonymous. Photograph: Getty 1:20

Three police officers are being treated in hospital after being injured during an anti-capitalist march in central London. The Metropolitan Police sai(...)

Reality bites: the Apple logo may be one of the most recognised in the world but most people are unable to sketch it accurately. Photograph: Carlo Allegri/Reuters

Here is a test. Find a pencil and a scrap of paper and draw the Apple logo. Easy, no? Now compare your sketch to the real thing. If you are like me, o(...)

You may or may not have yet seen the film Still Alice for which Julianne Moore deservedly won the Oscar for best actress recently. A fairly pedestr(...)

Alice (Julianne Moore) and her daughter (Kristen Stewart) are united by love and shared vulnerability in ‘Still Alice’.

Birdman, one of the most riotously entertaining yet serious movies of the past decade, deservedly won a clutch of Oscars. Dealing with ageing, the fea(...)

Julianne Moore in Still Alice, the role for which she won the Oscar for Best Actress in February

There is much to recommend Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland’s study of a (scarcely) middle-aged woman’s decline from Alzheimer’s disease, but (...)

Director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, who won the Best Picture award for ‘Birdman’. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images.

We are reluctant to parp our own trumpet by pointing out that, in the online incarnation of The Irish Times, this writer predicted 21 of the 24 Oscars(...)

Oscar winners (left to right): Best Actor in a Supporting Role JK Simmons, Best Actress in a Supporting Role Patricia Arquette, Actress in a Leading Role Julianne Moore and Actor in a Leading Role Eddie Redmayne, in the press room of the 87th Academy Awards held at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles. Photograph: Ian West/PA Wire 2:50

Alejandro G Iñárritu’s Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance), a dizzying tale of Broadway composed as if shot in one continuous take, has wo(...)

A woman walks up the stairs to the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, hours before arrivals for the Academy Awards in Los Angeles, California February 22nd, 2015. Photograph: REUTERS/Adrees Latif

The red carpet has been laid out. The bleachers are erected. The Los Angeles police have already deployed a bomb-defusing robot on a suspicious (but u(...)

Julianne Moore, who is tipped to win best actress for her performance as a linguistics professor with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease, said the experience of Richard Glatzer and his co-director and husband Wash Westmoreland “parallel” the film’s story. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Oscar nominee Julianne Moore says her heart-wrenching performance in Still Alice, is based on real dementia sufferers and inspired by the struggles of(...)

Eddie Redmayne, viewed as being in a close battle with Michael Keaton, star of Birdman, took the best actor prize for his performance as Prof Stephen Hawking in ‘The Theory of Everything’. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

A fascinating weekend in the long war that is awards season ended with Richard Linklater’s Boyhood – which follows an adolescent through 12 years of l(...)