Director Mark Cousins with Helena Bereen, who plays the personification of the city in I Am Belfast

Belfast is a city that resists easy interpretation: nothing that happens there is ever as it initially seems. Because of this, many films about the(...)

“On the day of my 50th birthday I received an injury because I was over indulging in exercise boxing and cycling, which was itself an overcompensation for overindulging on alcohol coming up to the big birthday,” Bono wrote in his new year’s blog post. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

U2 frontman Bono has revealed he may never play guitar again following a serious cycling injury in New York in November. Writing in a post on the band(...)

Flint-hard: Claire Danes in Homeland

Few jobs are so interesting that a camera crew can knock two hours of relatively consecutive, engaging television out of them. Even actors describe(...)

Dressed in a sharp grey suit and crisp white shirt, Spike Jonze does not seem properly attired for a one-man food fight. But 20 minutes after he si(...)

Some of us owe Matthew McConaughey an apology. For a substantial part of his career, the indecently handsome Texan had to endure being the punchline t(...)

U2’s Larry Mullen, Adam Clayton, Bono and The Edge, winners of Best Original Song for Ordinary Love from Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, at the 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in California. Photograph: Kevin Winter/Getty Images

The Golden Globes’ reputation as bellwether for the Oscars has long ago been debunked, but last night’s ceremony - as ever, spreading the love - went (...)

It seems like a long time since we got ourselves in a tizzy over the explicit sexual content in a motion picture. Nobody saw it coming. When, at the s(...)

Making Steven Soderbergh seem like a slouch, Shane Carruth writes, directs, produces, edits, shoots and acts in this transcendent, delayed follow-up t(...)

How neat it is when a film director admits to a childhood experience that seems to gesture towards their later career. Alfred Hitchcock was fond of ex(...)

George Clooney: ‘If guys like this are given any weight because they’ve bought stock, this does great damage.’ Photograph: Gareth Cattermole/Getty

Onscreen, George Clooney has played a few heroic parts, but he seems to have a fondness for characters whose charms are balanced out by a ration of se(...)