A model in   Issey Miyake for his   ready-to-wear collection at Paris Fashion Week. Photograph:  Thierry Chesnot/Getty Images

The sun shone down on Paris yesterday and on three outstanding fashion shows from Dior, Issey Miyake and Loewe where JW Anderson made a stellar debut(...)

To the same extent as any broad fantasist, the Dardenne brothers have created a universe. It looks very like our own, but it still plays by the Belgia(...)

Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne: “We are funny in real life? I think so, yes. But when working on a character, we get serious.”

We begin with a chat about the last scene of the Dardenne brothers’ new film. Nobody is likely to confuse Two Days, One Night with a Miss Marple my(...)

British actor Timothy Spall poses during the Award Winners photocall after he won the Best Performance by an Actor award for his role in the movie ‘Mr Turner’ at the 67th annual Cannes Film Festival in Cannes,

There were surprises galore when the Cannes Jury, headed by Australian director Jane Campion, unveiled the prizes for the 2014 festival, but, in the e(...)

John Turturro is from New York. You don’t need me to tell you that. He has that hurry in his voice and that restlessness in his posture. Subway fumes (...)

Marion Cotillard: there are enough ruffles and creases to distract from her celebrity

Can the Dardenne brothers, Belgian realists par excellence, jointly become the first men to win three Palmes d’Or at Cannes? It’s possible. The premis(...)

 Actor Michael Fassbender. Photograph: Matt Carr/Getty Images

It’s January 2013, and Michael Fassbender is sheltering from the icy mountain winds in a class of faux-Alpine lodge near a lake in Co Wicklow. Obvious(...)

Patrick deWitt reads from his third novel in a joint event with British spoken-word poet Hollie McNish. Photograph: Boyd Challenger

Galway’s Cúirt International Festival of Literature will mark its 30th anniversary next year, and between now and then, all involved need to consid(...)

Sandra Bullock in Gravity: ‘She is an amazing actress. She is precise and disciplined. To perform under these conditions is a miracle’

Lord, we’re sick of sequels. Heavens, we’re tired of remakes. We’ve had enough adaptations of comic books. It would be nice if somebody could direct a(...)

Franz Forever

It doesn’t matter what your age, or how big an international rock star you are: there’s nothing quite like going home to your mum’s for a cuppa. It’s (...)