Angelina Jolie, one of the Hollywood stars named in hacked emails. Photograph: Alberto E Rodriguez/Getty Images

Angry and passionate email exchanges between major Hollywood players have been exposed by the recent hack into Sony Pictures.Producer Scott Rudin and (...)

Paul Haggis is a tricksy sort of writer-director. Watching In the Valley of Elah, in which Tommy Lee Jones investigates the death of his Iraq veter(...)

GAA abroad: Aoife Cahill playing for Cumann Warszawa European Regional Tournament in Poland

Ireland is considered among the top five countries in the world for “diaspora engagement”, but what does this mean in practice? The Global Diaspora an(...)

A still from the Jameson ad

Have you heard the one about the American TV commercial that portrayed the Irish as a modern, sophisticated European nation instead of a race of ru(...)

West Ham United’s Mark Noble. He is a decent Premier League midfielder who played 20 times for England U21s but never made the senior squad

‘I know these players. Sure, a new manager will not change three, four or five. A new manager will continue the same way.” A year on, Giovanni Trapatt(...)

Film critics don’t really savour being estranged from public opinion. We think it would be absolutely lovely if every film that received five stars we(...)

Even the staunchest joystick junkie might admit that the videogame has not had an entirely happy influence on contemporary cinema. Too many movie char(...)

Bin Ennakhil, Marrakech, Morocco €55m This palace is the result of a dream by two builders enamoured with the Alhambra in Grenada. While b(...)

St Columba’s Church, Swords

Why is it of interest? St Columba’s Church is an interesting example of early 19th-century Georgian churches. It was designed by Francis Johnson in t(...)

The Omniplex Group, Ireland’s largest cinema chain, owned by the Anderson family, is extending The Swan in Rathmines  by 2,043sq m (22,000sq ft) in order to double its capacity to eight screens and 1,600 seats

One of the country’s largest cinema screens is to be installed at The Swan in Rathmines as part of a €5 million upgrading, expansion and rebran(...)