Colin Farrell

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Film review: Saving Mr Banks

It seems unlikely that the folk behind this sentimental if irresistibly scrumptious paean to mid-20th-century escapism would admit to any postmoder(...)

‘I’ve been at home in Los Angeles for the past two months with nothing on but the two kids,” says Colin Farrell as he stretches into his chair. “He(...)

Why did nobody think of it before? The average person is, on the average day, bombarded with voice-overs. They appear over commercials, within continu(...)

Brendan Gleeson: ‘I did learn what it was to work a normal life. That does help in grounding some of the work. I worry about younger actors who haven’t done anything else.’ Photograph: Alan Betson

We have perhaps become a little blase about Brendan Gleeson. Over two decades, the broad-faced, endlessly gregarious Dubliner has carved out a positio(...)

The fireworks display at the opening ceremony of the 2003 Special Olympics World Summer Games at Croke Park. Photograph: Alan Betson
Special memories

Tracy Piggott, RTÉ presenterIt was such a magical experience with so much outpouring of goodwill and affection. I remember particularly one event in t(...)

Is it too soon after Take Shelter – our very favourite film of 2011 – to go running back to Michael Shannon for another interview? Hell, no. Around th(...)

Boom, baby. The big guns of summer are already here, give or take the odd Superman reboot. Man of Steel will have to be steely indeed to compete with (...)

Epic 3D

o here’s the good news. According to Chris Wedge’s new film, traditional representations of the Irish as brutish louts are done. The (...)

I met a remarkable group of teachers last week. They spoke about their secondary school, which serves one of the most disadvantaged suburbs of (...)

Dead Man Down

And then they all walk into a bar together and there’s a punchline. Danish film-maker Niels Arden Oplev directs Irishman Colin Far(...)

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