Young Offenders Conor MacSweeney (Alex Murphy) and Jock O’Keeffe (Chris Walley). Photograph: Miki Barlok

Nobody saw The Young Offenders coming. Though well-reviewed and much-quoted, back in 2016 few commentators or critics could have imagined that the low(...)

Ben Affleck: “grabbed Hilarie Burton’s breasts”. Photograph: Luke MacGregor/Reuters

Ben Affleck has apologised for groping the actor Hilarie Burton during an appearance on MTV’s Total Request Live in 2003. The former One Tree Hill act(...)

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) said it has suspended Harvey Weinstein’s membership, effective immediately. File photograph: Yann Coatsaiou/AFP/Getty Images

Police on both sides of the Atlantic have confirmed they are investigating Harvey Weinstein as the scandal surrounding the disgraced producer deepens.(...)

Viola Davis on race and TV: “Things have changed in TV, certainly, because you now have 400 television shows on the air. There are stations you’ve never heard of. Because of the sheer volume you have more opportunity for actors in general.”

We have rarely had an Oscar favourite as unassailable as Viola Davis. At time of writing, one particularly mean bookmaker has her at 1/66 to win best (...)

La La Land cinematography  award winner Linus Sandgren with Ewen Bremner and Kelly Macdonald at the British Academy of Film and Television Awards at the Royal Albert Hall in London. Photograph: Reuters

As expected, Damien Chazelle’s La La Land, a sunny Hollywood musical, won best film at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) movie a(...)

From Offaly and Clare to Disney and CNN:  Una Fox, Samantha Barry, Margaret Molloy, Leda Connaughton-Deeny, Hylda Queally, Anne Morrison and Blathnaid Healy

Anne Morrison Chair of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Morrison was appointed chair of the British Academy of Film and Television A(...)

Best man: Leonardo DiCaprio after winning the award for best leading actor at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts at the Royal Opera House in London. Photograph: Reuters

The Revenant dominated this year’s Baftas, winning three of the biggest awards, including best actor for Leonardo DiCaprio. The outdoor epic was also(...)

Dublin International Film Festival director Grainne Humphreys and Richard Molloy, head of product and marketing at Audi Ireland, pictured at the Lighthouse Cinema in Dublin

Carmaker Audi has signed a three-year deal to become lead sponsor of the Dublin International Film Festival, replacing Jameson, which had backed the e(...)

Actress Julianne Moore after receiving the award for best leading actress for Still Alice at the British Academy of Film and Arts awards ceremony tonight. Photograph: Reuters

A fascinating weekend in the long war that is awards season ended with Richard Linklater’s Boyhood – which follows a young man through 12 years of lif(...)

Run Run Shaw: the pioneering Hong Kong movie producer  has died at the age of 107. Photograph: Kin Cheung/AP Photo

Legendary Hong Kong media tycoon Sir Run Run Shaw, who created an entertainment empire in Asia that encompassed television and films, died yesterday a(...)