Aiden Gillen as Charlie Haughey in RTÉ series ‘Charlie’. Photograph: RTÉ

For a journalist, the highest priorities must always be truth and accuracy. Reporters rarely find themselves in court (alas) for misplacing an adject(...)

BJ Novak with his children’s book The Book with No Pictures. Photograph: David Becker/Getty Images

Steve Martin has done it. So has Madonna. Even John Lithgow and Whoopi Goldberg have had a go. Famous folk have frequently found a sideline in chil(...)

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

ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAY HHHDirected by Miguel Arteta. Starring Steve Carell, Jennifer Garner, Ed Oxenbould, Dylan (...)

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(...)

Steve Carell and Channing Tatum
Review: Foxcatcher

Bennett Miller has been creeping up on us over the past few years. For Capote, he placed elegant packaging around a transcendent performance. Moneybal(...)

Film review: Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues

Here’s a thought. What would you have said if, eight years ago, somebody told you that the world would – at Christmas, no less – grind to a halt for a(...)

Steve Carell (left) with fellow funnymen Paul Rudd, David Koechner and Will Ferrell at the Sydney premiere of Anchorman 2

It would involve only minor overstatement to say that when Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy was released in 2004, nobody knew who the heck Steve (...)

Dylan Moran with the Cork Film Festival's Creative Director James Mullighan

Some festivals try to spread meagre smatterings of events over more days than they should, pulling off the festival programming equivalent of Donald T(...)

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