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Joana Vasconcelos, Choupette, €5,000-€7,000

“There is something unforgettable about her, the way she moves, the way she plays, she’s an inspiration for elegance – for attitude,” the late Karl La(...)

A large cast of 26 women singing with a reclining piano player, Hollywood, California, circa 1922. Photograph: Underwood Archives/ Getty
Female films: Where did the women go?
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  • February 20, 2021, 06:00

In 1917, eight female directors made films for Universal Studios. In 2017, the same studio produced just one film directed by a woman – Pitch Perfect (...)

‘I hear the laughs of my biggest little girl barrelling down the slides at the campsite where I’ve taken my family to every year – apart from last year – since 2014.’Photograph: Getty Images

‘I remember the little mobile home a sun-kissed stroll away from the pool’  When the Covid dread threatens to overwhelm me in the dead of these d(...)

The Capote Tapes features taped interviews utilised by George Plimpton for his definitive 1997 biography of the author Truman Capote.

As a former White House deputy social secretary and senior adviser to Michelle Obama, Ebs Burnough has overseen hundreds of swanky shindigs, from stat(...)

Catherine Deneuve and Juliette Binoche

As Bong Joon-ho will shortly discover (and how), following up your first Palme d’Or – particularly after a lengthy, celebrated career – is never the e(...)

Tim ‘Avicii’ Bergling, who was found dead in April in Muscat, Oman. Photograph:  Instagram/Avicii

The funeral of Swedish DJ and music producer Avicii, one of the biggest stars in electronic dance music, took place in a private ceremony in Stockholm(...)

Louise Brooks in “Pandora’s Box”: director GW Pabst wanted her for the role.

Watching the newly restored version of Pandora’s Box, one can’t help but suspect that Louise Brooks, who died in 1985, is some contemporary YouTube st(...)

Writer-director-actor Warren Beatty in Los Angeles: “Rather than sit around and mourn the demise of the big screen and an audience of hundreds, we should be waiting for a revival of movies that are not sequels: a revival of the unknown.” Photograph: Emily Berl/New York Times

There’s a photograph of Warren Beatty that I’ve often wondered about. In it, Nancy Reagan is beaming like a star-struck teenager. Warren Beatty is bes(...)

Norwegian Air  will begin flying to the US east coast from Belfast, Cork, Dublin and Shannon.

Irish Antarctic explorer Tom Crean will feature on the tailfin of Norwegian Air International aircraft flying transatlantic routes from the Republic t(...)

Actress Roma Downey poses on her star after it was unveiled on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles, California Photograph: Mario Anzuoni/Reuters

Irish actress Roma Downey has been honoured in Hollywood’s Walk of Fame with a star. The Derry born producer, best known for her role in “Touched by(...)

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