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

The Best of The Late Late Show Friday, RTÉ One, 9.35pm A look back at some of the best moments of the season, featuring a sing-along with the man who (...)

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(...)

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 (...)

Lisa Tierney-Keogh: 'The theatre community has an opportunity to be leaders in eradicating sexual harassment, assault, discrimination, gender pay inequity, and all the other humiliating, awful plagues we endure. This is a golden moment for Irish theatre.'

I left Ireland for myriad reasons. I needed to leave, to try on new things, to breathe different air, to be in a different pond with different fish, t(...)

Christine Baranski, Meryl Streep, Julie Walters and some indentured extras in Mamma Mia!

This week I learned four things. 1) Cher is going to be in Mamma Mia II. 2) There is going to be a Mamma Mia II. 3) Mamma Mia! (I; the I was redund(...)

Meryl Streep dressed up as Donald Trump bares a striking resemblance to the man himself on the right

Meryl Streep made use of a spray tan, fake belly and an oversized red tie to get in character for her latest role, Donald Trump. The three-time Osca(...)

The Waking the Feminists symposium at  Fordham University

The Waking the Feminists movement has spread its campaign to New York, with two events in the city this week. On Sunday, a symposium on the protest(...)

The Good Wife: a stylish period drama about now

Beloved US political/legal drama The Good Wife is coming to an end. Rumours abounded that it would conclude when its husband-and-wife creators Robert(...)

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