Currently there’s much tabloid handwringing about The Crown and its authenticity. I’ve not been keeping up with it, but I think some Tory ministers ar(...)

A one million dollar donation from Dolly Parton contributed towards Moderna’s discovery. File photograph: Ian Gavan/Getty Images

It’s truly the greatest gift of all: a $1m donation ( € 841,000) by Dolly Parton to coronavirus vaccine research supported the development of the Mode(...)

New on Netflix in November. Photographs: Netflix

Love & Anarchy Ida Engvoll and Björn Mosten in Love & Anarchy. Photograph: Netflix November 4th This Swedish drama set in the(...)

House of Dragon, one of the planned Game of Thrones sequels, should fill the gap of the now binned Bloodmoon.

There’s trouble in Westeros. To some surprise, Bloodmoon, a much-discussed prequel to Game of Thrones, has been cancelled after the shooting of a pilo(...)

Travis Knight’s upcoming take on The Six Million Dollar Man has been  inflated to The Six Billion Dollar Man

Everyone over here is talking about a possible reboot of the TV series Frasier. Everyone over there is talking about a confirmed movie reboot of the(...)

Boy George: his family tree reveals some interesting Irish branches on Who Do You Think You Are. Photograph: BBC

How to Get Rich Quick Monday, C4, 8.30pm Businessman Dave Fishwick – creator of Bank of Dave – attempts to teach people the money-making skills that h(...)

Jessica Keenan Wynn, Lily James and Alexa Davies in Mamma Mia! Here We Go again.

Few objective criteria exist to help us determine whether Mamma Mia! was a good film or a bad film. There were objectively terrible things about that (...)

Marvel’s Luke Cage: second series starts Friday. Photograph: David Lee/Netflix

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

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She-Ra, a warrior person from the gender-essentialising world of Eternia. She had a tautologically monikered brother, He-Man

Given the day that’s in it, I’m going to use my pop cultural corner of The Irish Times to talk about more of my favourite television heroines. Bette (...)

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