Larger than life: puppeteers Jack Parker, Stuart Angel and Mikey Brett with ‘Joey’ the equine puppet from War Horse. Photograph: Alan Betson

Resignation; the merest gesture of resignation made by a cavalry horse bowing its head and submitting to being harnessed to a wagon, which is h(...)

This study of children in film is essential for all committed cineastes

Your view on the documentaries of Mark Cousins, distinguished critic and film historian, depends very much on what you make of the Northern Iri(...)

Richard Dreyfuss: “Everyone who has worked above the line knows money interferes with every creative act. They are only interested in what they can monetise. It makes you want to vomit after a while”

It seems that Richard Dreyfuss has lost little of his youthful energy. Nor has he softened. Having appeared in a film that, for a year or two, was (...)

Students from Coláiste Chomáin, Rossport, Co Mayo, working on creating an exhibition around the buoy – left to right are Aaron Flannery, Keith Naughton, Darragh Murphy and James Murray. Photograph: Fergus Sweeney

Film-maker Fergus Sweeney was walking the shoreline of Blacksod in north Mayo after Atlantic storms, when he had an unexpected encounter with an unide(...)

Jeremy Irvine (centre) in The Railway Man. “I was 17 and being rebellious. I wanted to piss off my parents. So I tried to join the army. I tried lying about my diabetes first”
War baby

For most actors, news of their big break remains a misty memory. But Jeremy Irvine, irritatingly handsome English dreamboat, has the whole thing on ta(...)

Ray Winstone in Sky 1’s Moonfleet

A bearded Ray Winstone in a velvet-collared coat is handing out chocolate biscuits and larking about with his young Moonfleet co-star Aneurin Barnard,(...)

Tow Path (2001) by TP Flanagan, included in SB Kennedy’s TP Flanagan: Painter of Light and Landscape

GEMMA TIPTON What would you like in your stocking? I have been lusting after a set of Irish artist John Gerrard’s Bone Cutlery for years. They’d fit n(...)

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(...)

You can hear Tom Hanks jollying – and that is the right word – down the hallway for a good long while before he veers into view. Cheery attendants tra(...)

Like Father Like Son
Like Father Like Son

It’s hard not to avoid mention of Ozu, when discussing the latest, deeply moving film from Hirokazu Kore-eda. Both directors access a class of sadness(...)

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