Oscars 2020: Who will be nominated today, and who will win?
- January 12, 2020, 05:00
This year’s Oscar nominations will be announced on Monday, January 13th, starting at 1.18pm Irish time, or 5.18am in Los Angeles. The good news is th(...)
Screen Actors Guild awards: have Saoirse Ronan’s Oscar hopes been dented?
- December 11, 2019, 16:58
The nominations for the Screen Actors Guild Awards have been announced in Los Angeles. The Irish actor Andrew Scott receives a nod for best actor in a(...)
Charlize Theron: Harvey Weinstein said Renée Zellweger and I slept with him to get jobs
- December 10, 2019
Charlize Theron knew it wouldn’t be easy to make Bombshell, a movie about sexual harassment at Fox News. After all, when it comes to plotlines, that o(...)
Le Mans ’66: Matt Damon fights Christian Bale. Caitriona Balfe spectates
- November 14, 2019, 05:00
Caitriona Balfe has a moment here. As crisis looms, Ken Miles (Christian Bale), a very fast race driver, and Carroll Shelby (Matt Damon), a top engine(...)
Ford v Ferrari, Le Mans ’66: Real racing beats celluloid every time
- November 13, 2019, 07:30
“Alright. We’ll beat his ass. We’re going to race him.” A startled underling looked at Henry Ford II. “How much money do you want to spend?” “I didn’(...)
Le Mans ’66: ‘If the sponsors are staying away, we’ve done something right’
- November 13, 2019, 05:00
I’m not sure they make directors like James Mangold anymore. Now a fit-looking 55, he has been working steadily since making his debut with the indie (...)
Horror classics to screen at this year’s Cork Film Festival
- November 4, 2019, 07:22
Halloween may well be gone for another year but horror fans are still in for a treat on Leeside this month when the 64th Cork Film Festival shows one (...)
Oscars race: who are the real contenders and who have blown their chances?
- September 19, 2019, 11:08
Lay out the sandbags. Check the gas masks. Plant potatoes in the allotment. The annual phoney war that kicks off awards season has properly begun. A (...)
What’s up and what’s down at the Toronto International Film Festival
- September 13, 2019, 06:00
The Toronto International Film Festival (sometimes Tiff) is not like its rivals in Cannes or Venice. Taking place within the fourth-largest city in No(...)
Which films are in contention as interminable awards season ramps up?
- August 30, 2019, 05:00
And just like that it was deep winter. The football season ceases for around 10 minutes. So we shouldn’t reel too much at the news that awards season (...)