Emile Hirsch

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Polish film director Pawel Pawlikowski described Sarajevo as ‘hard to sleep in’, not just because of the parties but because it’s a mindf*ck of history’. Photograph: Fehim Demir/EPA

“Michael, Michael” they shouted, gesticulating wildly with three fingered salutes from the cheap seats at a red carpet event on Susan Sontag Square. (...)

Blake Berris and Emile Hirsch in Never Grow Old. Photograph: Saban Films

We don’t get that many westerns these days, but those that squeeze through tend to manoeuvre between two camps: the elegiac and the revisionist. It se(...)

Emile Hirsch in Ivan Kavanagh’s Never Grow Old. ‘I remember Sean Penn saying, you should do a western. You have the face for a western.’

Emile Hirsch knows we’ll get there eventually. No actor who serves time for aggravated assault will ever fully shake off the opprobrium. In February o(...)

Are the Manson killings a suitable context for this celebration of vintage cool?

Even those stubbornly opposed to Quentin Tarantino’s brand of bubblegum post-modernism might feel obliged to push some grudging gratitude his way this(...)

Jack Reynor’s horror short ‘Bainne’. Photograph:  Madeline Mulqueen

Jack Reynor is returning to the Galway Film Fleadh. “Yes, I am bringing down my spare liver in my suitcase,” he says. The Fleadh does have that reput(...)

Ivan Kavanagh’s Never Grow Old, a western starring Emile Hirsch and John Cusack.

The three busiest film festivals in the Irish calendar have positioned themselves at a respectful distance from each other. Dublin arrives at the star(...)

Scared Stiff: Brian Cox, Olwen Kelly and Emile Hirsch in The Autopsy of Jane Doe

A few years ago André Øvredal directed something a little like a horror film. Trollhunters wasn’t terribly frightening (nor was it meant to be), but i(...)

Peter Berg: “I was interested in trying to capture that fight as it was written in the book. Reading it, it almost felt like a piece of orchestral music to me”

Harken, fans of movie miscellany and listology. Pop quiz. Is the shoot-’em-up between Taliban fighters and a four-man Navy Seal reconnaissance team at(...)

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Lone Survivor

Well, the title makes no concessions to the spoiler police. Adapted from a memoir by Marcus Luttrell, Lone Survivor tells the story of an ill-fated at(...)

Prince Avalanche
Prince Avalanche

One of Hollywood’s odder careers veers back towards the high ground with this thoughtful, dryly funny variation on the 2011 Icelandic comedy Either Wa(...)