Rami Malek: “My situation with Bryan  was not pleasant...  And that’s about what I can say about it at this point.”  Photograph: Jean-Baptiste Lacroix/AFP/Getty Images

Bohemian Rhapsody actor Rami Malek has said working with director Bryan Singer before Singer was fired from the film was “not pleasant”. The actor, (...)

Emma Stone in ‘The Favourite’

The Irish production The Favourite has received 10 nominations for this year’s Academy Awards including a nod for best picture. It is, alongside (...)

Best drama actor, Remi Malek: ‘Thank you to Freddie Mercury, for giving me the joy of a lifetime.’ Photograph: Paul Drinkwater/AP

There was a genuine shock at the Golden Globes on Sunday night when Bohemian Rhapsody, biopic of Queen front-man Freddie Mercury, beat runaway favouri(...)

Late Afternoon, written and directed by Louise Bagnell, was made by the Kilkenny-based Cartoon Saloon

Irish animated short film Late Afternoon has been shortlisted for an Academy Award. The film, written and directed by Louise Bagnell, was made by the (...)

Queen lead singer and songwriter Freddie Mercury:  Bohemian Rhapsody famously contains  operatic passages and lyrics about Galileo and Scaramouche. Photograph:  Keystone/Getty Images

They said it would never sell, with its six-minute playing time, operatic passages and lyrics about Galileo and Scaramouche, but the Queen song Bohemi(...)

Circa 1975: Freddie Mercury in concert during the Queen’s British tour. Photograph: Keystone/Getty Images.

Ten years ago, as I was interviewing a close confidante of Freddie Mercury, his phone rang. I was working on a literary biography about the late singe(...)

Bohemian Rhapsody: Rami Malek wears prosthetic teeth in the Queen film to re-create Freddie Mercury’s overbite

If you thought Rami Malek’s teeth were big in Bohemian Rhapsody, consider this: they could have been even bigger. The giant prosthetic choppers the ac(...)

Bohemian Rhapsody: Gwilym Lee as Brian May, Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury and Joe Mazzello as John Deacon. Photograph courtesy Twentieth Century Fox

Critics get it wrong again! Despite many negative reviews – although not from The Irish Times, as it happens – the Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody has (...)

Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury in ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’. Photograph: Nick Delany/Twentieth Century Fox

Rami Malek is all elbows and thumbs as he gallantly pushes a chair across the room for me. “Don’t move! I got it,” he insists as he clatters into a d(...)

Natalie Portman in Vox Lux: When she finally appears, she’s in every scene

It’s that time when all logic gets turned on its head. Neither A Star is Born nor Bohemian Rhapsody is a musical. The three stars of Yorgos Lanthimos’(...)

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