Jack Reynor (Glassland, What Richard Did) at the launch of the Jameson Dublin International Film Festrival. Photograph: Eric Luke

Unstoppable Irish actor Jack Reynor was among the guests who joined Gráinne Humphreys, director of the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival, to(...)

You know how it is. You wait ages for a quality drama about a brilliant Cambridge mathematician and then two come along at once. Following hot on t(...)

Electric Picnic in Stradbally, Co Laois, which takes place in early September. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

JANUARY Yeats 2015 All year A national celebration of the life and work of the Nobel prize-winning poet, with an extensive programm(...)

Patrick Freyne is tutored by baritone Rory Musgrave. Photograph: Patrick Browne 5:53

Rory Musgrave is making me yawn. He says that when you yawn, “the air goes in completely unimpeded and goes out completely unimpeded. That opens up(...)

Singer Tulisa Contostavlos arrives at Southwark Crown Court in London  today. Contostavlos is on trial accused of being concerned with the supply of a class A drug, which she denies. Photograph: Andrew Winning/Reuters

Former X Factor judge Tulisa Contostavlos used code words to help broker a cocaine deal with an undercover reporter who claimed she was in the frame f(...)

No diverging from the text: Kate Winslet and Theo James in Divergent
Divergent

The last time we checked, faithfulness was still seen as a virtue in life. The concept has, so far as we are aware, not yet been excised from h(...)

Labor Day

It takes a special kind of idiot to look at any piece of art and ask: But what’s the point of it? It’s tempting, therefore, to dismiss the comp(...)

Stranded on Planet Nepotism:  Will Smith and his son Jaden appear a scene from After Earth. Photogaph: Sony, Columbia Pictures

Father and son Will and Jaden Smith have something they can bond over - they have both awarded Razzies for After Earth. Jaden (15), was (...)

Jimmy T Murakami, who has died after a brief illness at age 80, was a Japanese-American animation director who lived in Ireland since 1970. (...)

Heads were duly scratched when, aged 17, Imogen Poots was plucked from relative obscurity to star in 28 Weeks Later, the sequel to Danny Boyle’s bo(...)