The Irishman: Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Ray Romano

There has been an almighty turnover on Netflix since we last compiled this list, with more than half of our favourite films that time around disappear(...)

Actor Jane Fonda (centre) is arrested with other activists like Jodie Evans (right)  while protesting against climate change on Capitol Hill in Washington last Friday. Photograph: Jared Soares/The New York Times

The night before Jane Fonda was arrested in Washington again last week, a member of her social media team asked whether she would consider writin(...)

‘You are not alone. So please do not worry about that – a lot of people have had no sex, or a limited amount of sex.’ File photograph: iStock/Getty Images

Dear Roe, When I was young, I had romantic notions of losing my virginity with “The One”. I found him, or so I thought but he couldn’t be trusted. I (...)

Ryan Tubridy and some helpers on the the Late Late Toy Show. Photograph: RTE

Death and Nightingales Monday, RTÉ One, 9.35pm & Wednesday, BBC Two, 9pm Jamie Dornan and Ann Skelly in Death And Nightingales Fe(...)

A lot has changed since Brad Bird gave us The Incredibles in 2004. Acknowledging changes in the present, the new film nods grimly towards an authorita(...)

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(...)

 Catherine Keener:  “I did not know about Harvey Weinstein at all. And I worked for him.” Photograph: Henny Garfunkel/The New York Times

Not for the first time, Catherine Keener laughs her appealingly dirty laugh and nods and swears. “Fucking A, man,” says the affable 58-year-old. &nbs(...)

Catherine Keener, as reliably humane an actor as you could hope to encounter

The experienced Irish director Alan Gilsenan makes a gallant – if only partially successful – effort to convert a resistant literary flourish in this (...)

Nick Hornby with Saoirse Ronan: “She’s the best young actress in the world at the moment, and she’s smart enough to avoid all the pitfalls that young actresses face when it comes to choosing material,” HE SAYS.  Photograph: Dave Benett/Getty

Current favourite book? This year I read Larry McMurtry’s magnificent Lonesome Dove, 800 pages of cowboys, cattle, guns, landscape, whores, rivers an(...)

Daniel Kaluuya: The Stepfords’ houseguest

Here is a film about racism in a supposedly post-racial society that features few acts of explicit prejudice. Yet Get Out is not some quiet social com(...)

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