Best actress: Jessie Buckley in the gobsmacking Wild Rose

The good folk at Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival beat the weather this year. But it could hardly have been a more closely run thing. (...)

What Time Is Death? Paul Duane’s documentary charts Bill Drummond and Jimmy Cauty’s project to build a pyramid of  bricks containing human ashes

A little bit of urban English magick arrived at the Irish Film Institute on Tuesday night when Paul Duane, a singular director of films about singular(...)

Actor Matt Bomer, star of John Butler's Papi Chulo, at the opening of the Dublin International Film Festival on Wednesday. Photograph: Simon Lazewsk

Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival gave a warm welcome to director John Butler and stars Alejandro Patiño and Matt Bomer at the Irish pre(...)

Christopher Robin (Ewan McGregor) and Winnie the Pooh

A few years ago the first trailer for Paddington arrived to an almost universally hostile reception. Disturbed by the uncanny-valley quality of the ex(...)

Incredibles 2: Mr Incredible struggles as a stay-at-home dad in this sequel to Pixar’s 2004 hit

Lessons have been learnt. Back in 2014, some weeks after Brazil were thoroughly spanked by the Germans, Hollywood’s summer sputtered to a halt after t(...)

A  still from A Ghost Story by David Lowery. “I never conceived of A Ghost Story as a horror film. But I do love the genre.”  Photograph: Andrew Droz Palermo

Get ready to theorise and speculate. We may only be half way through 2017 but David Lowery’s fourth feature film, A Ghost Story, is unlikely to be sur(...)

Street cast: Robert Pattinson in Good Time

Powered along by Oneohtrix Point Never’s splendid synth score, Robert Pattinson pounds the streets of New York. The occasion is the suitably titled Go(...)

Jack Reynor (Glassland, What Richard Did) at the launch of the Jameson Dublin International Film Festrival. Photograph: Eric Luke

Unstoppable Irish actor Jack Reynor was among the guests who joined Gráinne Humphreys, director of the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival, to(...)