Alex Gibney

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Paul Giamatti and Maggie Siff in Billions. Photograph: Jeff Neumann/Showtime

Billions, the labyrinthine drama about a shady hedge-fund investor and the shady district attorney on his tail, is by far and away the smartest dumb s(...)

Journalists Barry McCaffrey and Trevor Birney were part of the production team behind the ‘No Stone Unturned’ documentary, which investigated the UVF massacre in Loughinisland, Co Down in 1994. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney has been urged to raise the issues surrounding the arrest of two investigative journalists in (...)

The late Roger Ailes, co-founder of Fox News, who resigned from the cable network in 2016 after 20 years in charge of it. Photograph: Angel Franco/New York Times

As long as I’ve covered US politics, Republicans have been trying to scare me. Sometimes, it has been about gays and transgender people and uppity wom(...)

Investigative journalists Barry McCaffrey (left) and Trevor Birney (right) outside Musgrave Street police station in Belfast. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Two investigative journalists who were on Friday arrested over the suspected theft of confidential documents relating to the Loughinisland massacre, w(...)

Unreal: Amazon Prime’s sharp reality-show satire returns for a third season

UnReal Amazon Prime, March 1st With everyone ensconced in a fort made of Brennan’s sliced pans, it might be a good time to start bingeing on the previ(...)

Lovesick: The series centres around the hapless Dylan(Johnny Flynn) who having contracted chlamydia, must contact all his previous sexual partners to inform them of this misfortune.
Have a streaming good January

Lovesick (Netflix, January 1st) It’s hard to imagine a show with the dubious title of Scrotal Recall getting a third season. Thankfully, a name-chang(...)

A reconstruction of the scene of the Loughinisland massacre in ‘No Stone Unturned’.

The Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland has said the creation of a historical inquiries unit would be a preferable and more comprehensive approach t(...)

 O’Tooles bar in Loughinisland, Co Down: Aiden  O’Toole (left) was the barman on duty on the night of the 1994 massacre during which Emma Rogan’s (right)  father was killed. Photograph:  Mark Marlow/Pacemaker

The lights of the Heights Bar shine out over the darkening fields of Loughinisland on Saturday evening. The occasional car slows down on the narrow co(...)

 Alex Gibney. Photograph:  Larry Busacca/Getty Images

Alex Gibney’s No Stone Unturned is an odd sort of documentary. The staggeringly prolific film-maker – veteran of investigations into Scientology, Enro(...)

The interior of O’Toole’s bar in Loughinisland, Co Down the morning after the UVF shot dead 6 people on  June 18th, 1994,

Bereaved families of the 1994 Loughinisland massacre victims want “arrests, prosecutions and accountability” to flow from allegations emerging in a ne(...)

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