In early 2013, Ellen Page seemed to have the world at her feet. Aged just 26 she could look back on a career spanning more than 15 years, a career th(...)

Juilianne Moore, Jennifer Lopez and Jennifer Lawrence dazzled in bright block colours at the 73rd  Annual Golden Globe Awards on January 10th.

In a ceremony riven with Ricky Gervais’ flat, misdirected bantering and the horrifying reappearance of Mel Gibson, it was fairly obvious that the wom(...)

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

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

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(...)