John Boorman

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Joaquin Phoenix plays Joe in You Were Never Really Here. Photograph: StudioCanal

 If only Lynne Ramsay had less trouble making films. It is seven years since the release of We Need to Talk About Kevin and five since, citing cr(...)

Liam Neeson has a tendency to say things that land him in hot water.  Photograph: Laura Hutton/PA Wire

In the course of my Imminently Redundant Liam Neeson Interview, I touch upon his habit of saying stuff that lands him in the hot water. He comes acros(...)

A fabulously transformed Nicole Kidman,  plays a Germaine Greer-idolising feminist

One of the qualities that set Robin Griffin apart in Jane Campion’s superb detective drama Top of the Lake, from 2013, was that this outsider had a ne(...)

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The business of beauty

The Irish cosmetic business has been undergoing a miraculous makeover and producing a stable of winning formulations and organic products that are gai(...)

John Gleeson, head of media and entertainment at Grant Thornton: “Section 481 is intended to act as a stimulus to the growth of the film industry in Ireland.”

Here’s a movie quiz question: name five major Hollywood films that have been made in Ireland. That’s easy, right? There was The Quiet Man with John Wa(...)

Liam Neeson photographed in London  at a film screening in September 2016. File photograph: Getty Images

Ballymena’s most famous native son officially reaches pensionable age today. However, it seems unlikely Liam Neeson (65) will be spending more time wi(...)

Charlie Hunnam: “In any life, there are always big decisions to make”

Get set for glottal stops. Guy Ritchie’s King Arthur casts Charlie Hunnam as the titular sword-puller, a cheeky monarch from the same lineage as Ray W(...)

On Wednesday, Pat Kenny discusses teenage sex in occasionally alarming detail. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

A minor squall in teacup blows up this week, with howls of exasperation from those wary of the creeping “nanny state”. A proposed new law would fine (...)

Walter Pfeiffer, who was born and grew up in Gerolstein, Germany,  had a deep and almost life-long love affair with Ireland

Walter Pfeiffer, who has died aged 73, was a photographer whose standards of excellence and attention to detail was applied with equal diligence to a (...)

Charley Boorman with his friend and fellow motorbike enthusiast, Ewan McGregor.

Settling down to talk in his characterful front room in Barnes, a riverside area of London untroubled by a Tube station and the footfall it brings, Ch(...)

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