A still from the animated film ‘Sgt Stubby: An Unlikely Hero’ for which Cork people raised €3 million.

Some might describe it as a shaggy dog story but the tale of how a stray mutt ended up as a sergeant in the US Army is being celebrated this week in C(...)

Juliette Binoche, playing 50-something artist Isabelle, is a smart woman who makes bad choices.

 Most of Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan actually plays out on a boat, rather than the famous New York borough. Ghost Dog: The W(...)

Luggala, currently the home of Guinness heir Garech Browne, is  going on sale with a $30 million (€28 million) price tag. Photograph: Walter Pfeiffer

Luggala, the famous ancestral family home of the Guinness brewing family tucked away in the Wicklow mountains, has been placed for sale on the US mar(...)

Isabelle Sheridan, who is to receive the prestigious Medal of the Chevalier de l’Ordre National du Mérite. File photograph: onthepigsback.ie

A French woman who has championed French food in Ireland for over 30 years, and who is about to be honoured with a major award by the French governmen(...)

File photograph of Russian president Vladimir Putin and US actor Steven Seagal on Russky island, Russia. File photograph: Alexei Druzhinin/EPA

Call it the “full Gerard”. First, you travel to Russia and make complimentary remarks about president Vladimir Putin. Then you go to Chechnya and han(...)

The Hotel Dieu, an 18th century hospital that was given a €145 million refurbishment to become the five-star Intercontinental Hotel.

Marseille, the Netflix series, wasn’t a great hit earlier this year, but even if viewers scoffed at the hammed up acting and unlikely plot twists of t(...)

Netflix and Amazon’s video streaming services could be forced to devote “at least” 20 per cent of their catalogues to European films and TV shows

Netflix and Amazon’s video streaming services could be forced to devote “at least” 20 per cent of their catalogues to European films and TV shows as p(...)

Gerard Depardieu: poor lighting and bad make-up leave him looking like a crumpled Yorkshire pudding that’s been put into a suit

When writing about Netflix’s new French-made political drama Marseille, I wanted to avoid the kind of lazy caricatures of French life or society that(...)

Actor Gerard Depardieu (c), Fifa president Sepp Blatter (r), and director Frederic Auburtin pose on the red carpet for the screening of the film United Passions at the 67th Cannes Film Festival in 2014. United Passions is set to become a financial flop following its release in the US. File photograph: Yves Herman/Reuters

Days after the US government filed corruption charges against nine Fifa officials, a version of history backed by the soccer organisation hit US ci(...)

Palme d’Or contender: Cate Blanchett in Carol, directed by Todd Haynes

Such is the nature of the news cycle that some editions of the Cannes film festival come to be identified with satellite scandals only obliquely relat(...)

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