Madonna performs in concert at the Rod Laver Arena  in Melbourne, Australia. Photograph: Graham Denholm/Getty Images

Madonna sexually harassed a young female fan last week and the world was outraged. At a concert in Brisbane, the singer got 17-year-old Josephine G(...)

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(...)

These days, however, Swanberg’s micro-movies aren’t quite so micro or non-professional.

It’s almost impossible to stumble upon the words “Joe Swanberg” without the inevitable subheading “godfather of mumblecore”. It’s true, of course. As (...)

Paul Haggis is a tricksy sort of writer-director. Watching In the Valley of Elah, in which Tommy Lee Jones investigates the death of his Iraq veter(...)

Is there an antonym for “seamless”? What word does a tailor use when three pieces of cloth come together in a particularly ugly knotted mess? Anywa(...)

John and Patrick Collison, co-founders of Stripe, outside their offices in Palo Alto, California.

Five young Irishmen have been listed in the influential Forbes ‘30 under 30’ lists of people to watch. They are Limerick entrepreneurs Patrick (...)

Computer Chess
Computer Chess

The most interesting thing about 2013’s cinematic landscape is the coming-of-age of Mumblecore. America’s post-Cassavetes kids are stumbling out of sp(...)

Drinking Buddies

Even if you loathe the ‘like y’know’ relationships and slow-voiced hipsters that define the Mumblecore movement, you have to admire filmmaker Joe S(...)

Ancient cannibalistic religions have less eccentric calendars than does the movie universe. The long run-in and dreary aftermath to Christmas d(...)

Review: Rush
Review: Rush

Ron Howard’s Rush – a study of the rivalry between Niki Lauda and James Hunt – is not an altogether easy sell. For every person who loves Formula One (...)