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Shaken and stirred: the 007 club

26. Casino Royale (1967) Wrong. Wrong, wrong, wrong. Even a cameo from Orson Welles couldn’t lend lustre to this pointless and unfunny spoof, a dire (...)

Steve McQueen: Wore his own clothes

Just last week, Jack Lyon, among the few remaining veterans of the escape from Stalag Luft III in 1944, died at his home in Bexhill-on-Sea. A former R(...)

A scene from the Oscar winning movie Around the world in 80 Days. Photograph: Getty

In the 19th century, enormous trunks were the luggage of choice for the well-heeled to transport their numerous costume changes around the globe. For (...)

Henry Cavill: “Moustachegate is now a thing. My moustache has been immortalised.” Photograph: Tom Jamieson/NYT

Henry Cavill has had a difficult week. You wouldn’t know it. As ever, he looks as symmetrical as Action Man and as immaculately attired as Mr Peanut. (...)

Director Christoper Nolan on the set of Dunkirk  with Kenneth Brannagh

Christopher Nolan is 46. He is just about old enough to remember how, until the late 1970s, the second World War dominated British popular culture. Bo(...)

I’ve always had a soft spot for Protestants. It helped that one of our better-known neighbours in north Roscommon had been Douglas Hyde, first preside(...)

Noelle Middleton pictured on the set of the film A Yank in Ermine. Photograph: Popperfoto/Getty Images

Noelle Middleton, who has died aged 89, was a well-known Irish actor and BBC presenter in London in the 1950s who returned to her native Sligo in the (...)

Topics you voted on ranged from the legalisation of marijuana to your favourite James Bond, as well as the link between red meat and cancer, the Web Summit and the decriminalisation of abortion.

Over the course of the year tens of thousands of Irish Times readers have voted in polls on our leading stories, with some of the results proving to b(...)

How much is there to be said about Dr Feelgood? More than those unfamiliar with the Canvey Island r’n’b maestros might suspect. Six years after rel(...)

Peadar Bourke, christened Peter but always known by the Irish version of his name, who has died aged 88, was the last surviving member of Dublin’s fam(...)

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