There are many strange things about Bennett Miller’s upcoming film, Foxcatcher. Based on the violent psychological meltdown of John Du Pont, late h(...)

January January 3rd A succession of storms causes major damage, particularly in the west and south. Widespread flooding requires €70(...)

Google’s annual search rankings show that football, celebrity tragedies and an absentee country western singer were the topics Irish people seached for in 2014.

Football, celebrity tragedies and an absentee country western singer were the topics that got Irish people clicking in 2014, according to Google’s (...)

Jennifer Lawrence in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I

Whether we wanted it or not (I’m saying “not”), we have, over the last five years, seen the development of a new genre of film. Harry Potter and th(...)

Philip Seymour Hoffman will return for extended cameos in the last two Hunger Games films, but his lead turn in Anton Corbijn’s take on a 2008 John(...)

Robin Williams: In the wake of his death statements such as: ‘If I keep them laughing, they can’t delve any deeper’ will be parsed for meaning and significance.   Photograph: Charles Sykes/Invision/AP

Robin Williams was in an alley in central London, behind the Comedy Store venue, shivering because of the cold and strung out because he so desperatel(...)

John Slattery, best known as the delightfully lupine Roger Sterling in Mad Men, shakes off the Brooks Brothers sheath and returns to working-class roo(...)

Hendricks on queen bee Joan: ‘She was resilient and confident and even when she was dealt some really lousy stuff, she seemed to learn from things. She was a smart cookie’. Photograph: Valery Hache/AFP/Getty Images

Christina Hendricks doesn’t walk into the room so much as glide, as if perched on an invisible pair of roller skates on unseen tracks. And she does(...)

Peaches Geldof. Photograph: Ian West/PA Wire

Last summer the Glee star Corey Monteith died of a heroin overdose. In February the renowned actor Philip Seymour Hoffman died of a heroin overdose. T(...)

Ban bossy: Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg. Photograph: ERIC PIERMONT/AFP/Getty Images

The brakes failed last week on a car I have been renting for the past seven months. I called the rental company and they sent a mechanic out. He ar(...)