Jennifer O’Connell: There are no winners in trans-rights culture war
- June 13, 2020, 01:00
JK Rowling had been tweeting warm, gushing messages to children who submitted drawings for her new book –“Eight? How can this have been done by an eig(...)
Britt Ekland: 'The Bond girl of my era exists no more'
- May 28, 2020, 06:00
The Swedish actor on her marriage to Peter Sellers and life as a Bond girl Two days after their first date – which was also their first meeting (...)
Golden Globes 2020: Saoirse Ronan nominated for best actress
- December 9, 2019, 13:18
Saoirse Ronan has been nominated as best actress in a drama at the upcoming Golden Globe Awards. The Irish actor, still only 25, picks up her fifth Gl(...)
‘Self-partnered’ Emma Watson: the sudden rise of the single positivity movement
- November 7, 2019, 06:30
Once upon a time we were brought up on fairytales. If we were lucky, they said, we would meet a prince or princess and live happily ever after. If not(...)
Oscars race: who are the real contenders and who have blown their chances?
- September 19, 2019, 11:08
Lay out the sandbags. Check the gas masks. Plant potatoes in the allotment. The annual phoney war that kicks off awards season has properly begun. A (...)
Saoirse Ronan in Little Women: What’s all the fuss about?
- August 20, 2019
Last week the highly anticipated trailer for Greta Gerwig’s all-star adaptation of Little Women dropped online. Needless to say, the internet lapped i(...)
How odd that a harmless doctored video of Bill Hader impersonating Tom Cruise would be the trigger for full-on panic about the “deepfake” phenomenon. (...)
Who in politics and entertainment do Irish people admire the most?
- July 23, 2019, 13:28
Irish people admire Michelle Obama and David Attenborough the most, according to a new poll. World lightweight title holder Katie Taylor. (...)
Goodbye ‘ugly’ shoes – hello comfy trainers for the hygge generation
- January 16, 2019, 10:06
It’s always a fun day when something that purports to be unfashionable suddenly becomes fashionable. Today is that day and comfortable shoes are that (...)
Lars Von Trier: ‘I am disappointed only 100 people vomited’
- December 7, 2018
After walking for 15 minutes up a hill that leads in a northeasterly direction away from central Cannes, I happen upon a pair of large grey gates. I p(...)