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Mark Cousins: ‘Bernadette Devlin is still the greatest thinker about the North that I have heard’

Who better than Mark Cousins to consider cinema’s relationship with the Troubles? For the last 30 years or so, his famous keening vowels have walked u(...)

Gene Kelly in Singin’ in the Rain (1952), which he also co-directed and choreographed

It’s 8am local time in Los Angeles, and Patricia Ward Kelly has already been out, walking her two rescue dogs, Isabella and Francesco. “Isabella is f(...)

 US actress and fashion designer Gloria Vanderbilt: her catches included Marlon Brando, Frank Sinatra, Gene Kelly and the photographer Gordon Parks. Photograph: Intercontinentale/AFP

Born: February 20th, 1924 Died: June 17th, 2019 Gloria Vanderbilt, the original “poor little rich girl”, inherited vast family wealth at the high pr(...)

A scene from ‘Baoite’

BAOITE Abbey Theatre, Dublin. Until May 25th 2.30pm & 8pm abbeytheatre.ie It’s a rare artist who can find something instructive in fracking, the(...)

Stanley Donen kisses  Lifetime Achievement Oscar  at the 70th Academy Awards in 1988 in Los Angeles. Photograph:   Reed Saxon/AP

Stanley Donen, who directed Fred Astaire dancing on the ceiling, Gene Kelly singing in the rain and a host of other sparkling moments from some of Hol(...)

Kinevane’s performance works like a spell, with the intimate rapport of a responsive solo show

Before             ★★★★ Draíocht, Blanchardstown      &nbs(...)

Caroline Flack: ‘I try not to look back. It comes up with the job. I never try to play the victim.’ Photograph: Tristan Fewings/Getty Images for Zeo

“Every time he comes off stage, and I’m coming on, he does this.” Caroline Flack pulls back her nostrils and starts making pig snorts at her co-star, (...)

From left,  Mahershala Ali, Emma Stone, Viola Davis and Casey Affleck pose with their Oscar in the press room during the 89th Oscars. Photograph:  Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images

La La Land Won Directing for Damien Chazelle, Actress in a Leading Role for Emma Stone, Cinematography for Linus Sandgren, Music (Original song) for (...)

File photograph from March 6th, 1959 shows Debbie Reynolds boarding a plane in New York en route to Spain. Photograph: John Rooney/AP

The death of Debbie Reynolds was always likely to cause rending of garments among followers of old Hollywood. She was the last surviving star of the g(...)

 Actress Debbie Reynolds poses backstage with her Lifetime Achievement award with her granddaughter Billie Catherine (R) and daughter actress Carrie Fisher (L) at the 21st annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles, California January 25, 2015. Photograph: Mike Blake/Reuters

When Debbie Reynolds, wearing a skimpy pink flapper’s dress, burst out of an enormous cake at a Hollywood party in Singin’ in the Rain (1952), she si(...)

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