Rey (Daisy Ridley) being irresponsible on Star Wars Island in the first full trailer for ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again (not least because it annoys people). The good people at the Irish Film Board and related quangos can have(...)

Wonder Woman is played by former Israeli defence forces veteran Gal Gadot

It’s a question that has plagued womankind since the dawn of time. Or at least since the dawn of the Silver Age of Comics. Is Wonder Woman a feminist?(...)

The makers of Star Wars have scotched rumours that Carrie Fisher’s Princess Leia may live on.

The makers of Star Wars have scotched rumours that Carrie Fisher’s Princess Leia may live on. Making a rare foray into the sprawling world of Star Wa(...)

 Meryl Streep: “Disrespect invites disrespect.”  Photograph: EPA/HFPA

Meryl Streep used her acceptance speech for the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the Golden Globes on Sunday to criticise US president-elect Donald Trump fo(...)

Joely Fisher, half-sister to Carrie Fisher, arrives  at a memorial service at the homes of Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher in Los Angeles on Thursday. Photograph: Reed Saxon/AP

Carrie Fisher and her mother Debbie Reynolds have been laid to rest at a funeral in Los Angeles, where the ashes of the Star Wars actress were carried(...)

A  security guard talks to a driver arriving at the homes of Debbie Reynolds and her daughter Carrie Fisher for a private memorial service in Los Angeles, California. Photograph: Reed Saxon/AP Photo

Friends and family of Hollywood stars Carrie Fisher and her mother Debbie Reynolds attended a private memorial service for the two actors on Thursday,(...)

 Actress Debbie Reynolds poses backstage with her Lifetime Achievement award with her granddaughter Billie Catherine (R) and daughter actress Carrie Fisher (L) at the 21st annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles, California January 25, 2015. Photograph: Mike Blake/Reuters

When Debbie Reynolds, wearing a skimpy pink flapper’s dress, burst out of an enormous cake at a Hollywood party in Singin’ in the Rain (1952), she si(...)

A  handout photograph made available by the Las Vegas News Bureau  shows US actresses Debbie Reynolds (L) and daughter Carrie Fisher (R) arriving at The Ritz-Carlton Lake Las Vegas in Henderson, Nevada in 2007.

Actor and singer Debbie Reynolds has died, barely a day after the death of her daughter Carrie Fisher. The 84-year-old Singin’ In The Rain star died(...)

 Debbie Reynolds  with her daughter  Carrie Fisher  after accepting her lifetime achievement honour  at the  Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles in January  2015. Photograph: Mike Blake/Reuters

Debbie Reynolds, a leading lady in Hollywood musicals and comedies in the 1950s and 1960s, was rushed to hospital on Wednesday, according to media re(...)

File shot from  December  2015 shows US actor Carrie Fisher  posing with a Star Wars stormtrooper as she attends the opening of the European Premiere of Star Wars: The Force Awakens in  London. The original Star Wars movie gave her her most high-profile role, as Princess Leia. File photograph: Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images

Star Wars actor Carrie Fisher has died in hospital, days after suffering a heart attack on a transatlantic flight. The 60-year-old, who became an int(...)