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West Side Story, directed by Steven Spielberg. Photograph: Fox and Amblin Entertainment

Let’s try this again, shall we? It is some measure of the speed with which Covid descended that, in mid-February of last year, when we attempted to pr(...)

A large cast of 26 women singing with a reclining piano player, Hollywood, California, circa 1922. Photograph: Underwood Archives/ Getty
Female films: Where did the women go?
  • Film
  • February 20, 2021, 06:00

In 1917, eight female directors made films for Universal Studios. In 2017, the same studio produced just one film directed by a woman – Pitch Perfect (...)

The self-indulgent incoherence of David Fincher’s Mank, with Gary Oldman as Herman Mankiewicz, Arliss Howard as Louis B Mayer and Tom Pelphrey as Joe Mankiewicz. Photograph: Netflix

Why are Netflix’s films so mediocre? The streaming giant has turned the movie business upside down, transformed viewing patterns across the world and (...)

Dublin DJ Barry O’Brien moved to Hong Kong in 2018.

Hong Kong may not spring to mind as a hotspot for daytime DJs, but Barry O’Brien found his groove there. Originally from Malahide, Co Dublin, O’Brien(...)

It was not until she was 35, in 2013, that the edgy hidden-camera prank show Connasse brought Camille Cottin  to her nation’s attention. Photograph: Joel Saget/AFP via Getty Images

“I bought a few sheep during lockdown. Nobody told me they’d eat all my plants. How Parisian is that?” I’m discussing the pandemic with the actor Cami(...)

Los Angeles-based make-up artist Kate Synnott: “When you look at the news, you think the US is the worst place in the world but it’s great here.”

From working with London’s fashion elite to Hollywood’s A-list celebrities, Kate Synnott had her sights set high from the beginning. The Malahide nat(...)

Kate Winslet and  Saoirse Ronan star in Francis Lee’s Ammonite, an awards contender when the Oscars eventually roll around.

Francis Lee’s Ammonite, starring Saoirse Ronan and Kate Winslet as romantically entangled fossil hunters in 19th century Dorset, has premiered to larg(...)

Ammonite, starring Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan, studies the growing sexual relationship between two real-life fossil hunters in 19th century England

This is the time of year when we whine about awards season starting six months before the Oscar ceremony. Have the lamps gone out on gongs chatter? Wi(...)

Ladj Ly was born to parents from Mali and grew up in Montfermeil during the economic turmoil of the 1980s. Photograph: Gregg DeGuire/Getty Images

About 14 months ago, Ladj Ly’s Les Misérables premiered to something like a sensation at the Cannes film festival. Only obliquely related to the Victo(...)

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Broe Auctioneers is seeking €265,000 for a three-bedroom bungalow at 18 Cherrywood Grove, Clondalkin, Dublin 22. Clondalkin FRANCE: P(...)

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