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Ten great movie bromances

FRIENDSHIP WEEK: From best mates to bromances - All week on irishtimes.com/life-and-style, we take a closer look at friendship Sometimes a buzz ph(...)

Sarah Greene as May Lacy in ‘Rebellion’: the drama debuted  to positive critical reception. Photograph: RTÉ/Patrick Redmond

Period drama Rebellion may return to RTÉ screens for a second and third series as part of plans by the broadcaster to extend the number of hours of d(...)

Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson from Broad City

VINYL Sky Atlantic, February If you’re making a drama about the 1970s New York music scene, what better man to have on your creative team than Mick (...)

Colin Farrell in The Lobster, a film by Yorgos Lanthimos

Six Irish films are to play at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah next month. It had already been announced that Rebecca Daly’s Mammal, a(...)

Conductor David Brophy with Ed Sheeran on RTÉ’s ‘The High Hopes Choir’, which has been sold to UKTV. Photograph: Kyran O’Brien

RTÉ has sold two of its series, The High Hopes Choir and Rachel Allen’s Coastal Cooking, to British digital broadcaster UKTV. The High Hopes Choir, a (...)

Robert Redford stars as Bill Bryson and Nick Nolte as Stephen Katz in ‘A Walk in the Woods’. Photograph: Frank Masi, SMPSP / Broad Green Pictures

Despite the odd Germanic-sounding vowel – a holdover from his native Des Moines brogue – you do have to remind yourself that Bill Bryson isn’t British(...)

Jack Reynor winner of the Best Actor Award at the Sundance Film Festival for the film Grassland. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

An encouraging week for Irish cinema at the Sundance Film Festival ended, early on Sunday morning, with Jack Reynor winning the acting prize in the W(...)

Irish actor Jack Reynor has won the special jury prize for acting at this year’s Sundance Film Festival for his role in Glasslands.  File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Jack Reynor, Irish star of Gerard Barrett’s Glassland, has won the special jury prize for acting at this year’s Sundance Film Festival in Park City, U(...)

Oscar Isaac in A Most Violent Year

You’ve seen All Is Lost. Right? That’s the film featuring Robert Redford as a yachtsman who gets cast adrift in a lonely ocean. There is barely a l(...)

Glassland, produced by Element Pictures and supported by the Film Board, stars Jack Reynor (above in a scene from the film) as a young man seeking to cope with an alcoholic mother (Toni Collette, also above) in contemporary Tallaght.

Gerard Barrett’s Glassland, recent winner of the audience prize at the Galway Film Fleadh, is among just 12 films selected for the World Cinema Dramat(...)