Aaron Sorkin

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The Borat actor on his new film, why he's reluctant to be a celebrity and his long-standing distaste for Trump Borat uses the flower bed in fron(...)

Armie Hammer as Maxim de Winter and Lily James as Mrs de Winter in Rebecca. Photograph: Kerry Brown/Netflix

Rocks October 1st This powerful coming of age story about the indestructible bond of teenage girls is as exhilarating as it is emotional. Bukky Bakra(...)

Frances McDormand in the film Nomadland. Photograph: Searchlight Pictures

I predict that the 2021 Oscars will not earn fair comparison with the 1973 Wimbledon Championships. That was the asterisked tournament in which, follo(...)

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(...)

Chris Messina at the 76th Annual Golden Globe Awards in January 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. Photograph: Daniele Venturelli/WireImage.

Chris Messina is a nice guy. Not of the disingenuous syndrome variety. But an actual, real world nice guy with nice things to say.  His sometime (...)

British actor Sacha Baron Cohen’s speech about social media, and especially Facebook, called Mark Zuckerberg to account.  Photograph: Valerie Macon/AFP via Getty Images

It’s a quintessential experience of the digital age: you’re scrolling through Facebook, or reading an article online, and suddenly get served with an (...)

Felicity Huffman and William H. Macy at a gala for the Atlantic Theater Company in New York, March 6, 2017. When the actress was implicated in the college admissions scandal, it stunned people in her acting circles and at the prestigious high school her older daughter attends. Photograph: Deidre Schoo/The New York Times

Felicity Huffman hated the myth of the perfect mother. “She should go the way of the dinosaur, extinct,” Huffman wrote in exasperation a few years ago(...)

Bosco: a ginger-haired, property-owning gaelgoir with an uafasach temper

The easiest way to get a television programme commissioned these days is to spend billions on physics research that will enable you to travel to the p(...)

Playwright Martin McDonagh: ‘New York audiences always respond especially well to Irish plays, so let’s see how they are with an English one’ Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

At a time when every allegation of sexual impropriety in film and theatre seems to be matched by a tone deaf response – we’re looking at you Matt Damo(...)

Christmas came early for Ryan Tubridy  when the RTÉ presenter got to talk to screenwriter Aaron Sorkin, the creator of the fictional presidential TV drama The West Wing. Photograph:  Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

It’s a sure sign that the seasonal good cheer has reached critical levels when even as jovial a soul as Shay Byrne sounds jaded by it all. As he intro(...)

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