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An detail from the original 1932 lithographic film poster designed by Karoly Grosz, for the movie ‘The Mummy’

Auction house Sotheby’s is currently accepting bids for one of three remaining original posters of 1932’s The Mummy. It is expected to sell for somewh(...)

Don Wycherley, My Real Life, Viking Theatre, Clontarf, Dublin

FRNKNSTN Abbey Theatre, Peacock Stage. Previews: 17th -20th August Opens: August 21st - September 18th, €25/€20 abbeytheatre.ie Two hundred years s(...)

Gloria Stuart in 'The Old Dark House'

Right-thinking people will have few more pleasant experiences at the cinema in 2018 than a trip to this spanking digital restoration of James Whale’s (...)

Bette Davis in  ‘All About Eve’

It’s hard to know what the word “cult hit” means any more. By the time such a thing gets written about in newspapers it is invariably too popular to w(...)

Sofia Boutella: 'All Americans think they are Irish. Right?' Photograph: Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images

“Ireland is beautiful. Though I suppose it rains all the time,” Sofia Boutella says. “I drove to Kerry on the wrong side of the road for the first tim(...)

Tom Cruise and Annabelle Wallis

The late Muhammad Ali used to unkindly (and unjustly) compare George Foreman to Universal’s original version of The Mummy. He argued that it was hard (...)

Director Jonathan Demme at the “Justin Timberlake + The Tennessee Kids” premiere during the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival. Photograph: Kevin Winter/Getty Images

The US director Jonathan Demme, who won an Oscar for The Silence of the Lambs, has died at the age of 73. The cause of death has been announced as “oe(...)

Colm Toibin: ‘I was editor of Magill at 27. I wrote my first novel as a way of keeping the daily business of Garret Fitzgerald and Charlie Haughey and all those stories at bay.’ Photograph: Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images for BFI

Colm Tóibín is not just famous; he has a public persona. The red-framed spectacles that hang round the writer’s neck are not quite so well known as(...)

Donald Clarke with Music on Clinton Street: ‘It’s an underrated novel that engages with many obsessions found in McCabe’s later work.’ Photograph: Alan Betson

We gave five treasure hunters €100 each and sent them off to bag bargains. At the end of the series, James O’Halloran of Adam’s Auctioneers will va(...)