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She’s Missing: Eiza González in Alexandra McGuinness’s movie, part of Dublin International Film Festival.

Have your say: Is semesterisation putting too much pressure on students? We thought we would ask you if you think Christmas and January exams putting (...)

Christian Bale as Dick Cheney in Adam McKay’s ‘Vice’

Three years ago, Adam McKay, hitherto known for spit-out-your-Fanta comedies such as Step Brothers and Anchorman, devised an ingenious new class of st(...)

Saoirse Ronan rides out in armour that matches her blue eyes

 A few weeks ago, the distributors of Josie Rourke’s workmanlike historical drama embarked on one of the era’s more ill-considered social-media c(...)

Canadian Robert Lloyd Schellenberg appears in court for a retrial of his drug smuggling case in Dalian, Liaoning province on Monday. Photograph: Intermediate People’s Court of Dalian/Handout via Reuters

A Canadian man sentenced to death in China for drug smuggling will appeal the verdict, his lawyer said on Tuesday, arguing that the court should not h(...)

Stan & Ollie follows the comedians’ final years. How closely does it match the reality?

Young people using Yubo – a social network dubbed “Tinder for teens” – may be jeopardising their privacy and leaving themselves at risk , according to(...)

This agreeable genuflection to a pair of pop cultural deities begins with a huge tracking shot through a golden-age film set. It is the mid 1930s and,(...)

Polish director Pawel Pawlikowski  and his team members pose with all their awards for their film ‘Cold War’ during the 2018 European Film Awards ceremony in Seville. Photograph:  Cristina Quicler/AFP/Getty Images

Pawel Pawlikowski’s Cold War was the big winner at the 31st European Film Awards in Seville. The beautiful, monochrome drama, detailing a complicated (...)

One senses the nation leaning nervously into a particularly awkward series of centenary commemorations. The 1916 anniversary went well. The first Worl(...)

When the school play was staged in 2004 or 2005, the young actor already had a life’s worth of experience

’Tis the season of the Christmas school play, with many a mobile phone held aloft, recording youthful prancing for posterity. Every so often one pops (...)

Kirin Kiki, Lily Franky, Sakura Andô, Mayu Matsuoka and Mehdi Taleghani in Shoplifters

When the latest film from Hirokazu Kore-eda won the Palme d’Or at Cannes there was some mild surprise, but, after a bit of pondering, the decision was(...)

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