Irish Times film critic Tara Brady interviews Guy Ritchie, director of the new Disney live-action film Aladdin
The bookie's favourite Duncan Laurence of The Netherlands has won the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest. Twenty-six countries participated in the grand final of the 2019 contest at the Expo Tel Aviv venue in Israel. Video: Reuters
Elton John and Taron Egerton who plays the role of Elton in new bipoic 'Rocketman' performed a duet at a party following the premiere of the movie in Cannes. Courtesy: Paramount Pictures
Sarah McTernan representing Ireland with the song 22 has failed to qualify for the Eurovision Song Contest final. It is the fifth time in six years Ireland has bowed out at the semi-final stages. Video: Eurovision Song Contest
Just over a month after having a valve replaced in his heart 75-year-old Mick Jagger is back dancing in the studio. Video: Twitter/ Mick Jagger
A Monet painting has sold at auction for €98m, setting a record for an Impressionist work. Sotheby’s did not identify the painting’s buyer, who beat five other bidders in an eight-minute auction. Video: Reuters
Macnas Drumming Troupe took part in the Galway Theatre Festival with a colourful street performance. The troupe consists of young percussionists aged 15-19. Video: Joe O'Shaughnessy.
The comedian Freddie Starr has died aged 76 at his home in Spain. The former lead singer of the Merseybeat group the Midnighters rose to prominence as a comedian in the early 1970s after appearing on Opportunity Knocks. Video: ITV
The official trailer for Pokémon Detective Pikachu, starring Ryan Reynolds and Justice Smith. Video: Warner Bros.
The official trailer for The Hustle, starring Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson. Video: MGM
Seán de Grá (age 18), reads an extract from his story'Moonlight Serenade'
The official trailer for Amazing Grace, a previously unreleased film from Aretha Franklin's recording of the album of the same name in a Los Angeles church in 1972. Video: Neon
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