Hal Ashby

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Made for $400,000, Easy Rider  took $60 million at the box office

The 1960s began 50 years ago this week. Okay, we may be a few years off the mark. That decade may have begun with the release of Bonnie and Clyde two (...)

A promotional image for the film Float Like a Butterfly.

It’s a long way from Kanturk to Kentucky but that’s the metaphorical journey that Cork film director, Carmel Winter has made with her film ‘Float Like(...)

Bryan Cranston, Steve Carell and Laurence Fishburne in Last Flag Flying

Editor's Note: This review was published in advance of the scheduled release date. However, the film is now not being screened in any cinemas in the R(...)

Steve Martin and Michael Caine are rival con artists scamming wealthy marks on the French Riviera in 'Dirty Rotten Scoundrels'. Their one-upmanship makes for one of cinema’s great comic rivalries

A few years ago, we published a guide to the best films available on Netflix. It proved to be one of our most popular stories ever. Since then many n(...)

Michael Cimino at the Venice Film Festival in 2012. “I don’t believe in defeat. Everybody has bumps.” Photograph: Gabriel Bouys/AFP/Getty Images

Scouring the first-take obituaries for film-maker Michael Cimino over the weekend, it is interesting to note how many elevated the notorious Heaven’s (...)

Peter Berg: “I was interested in trying to capture that fight as it was written in the book. Reading it, it almost felt like a piece of orchestral music to me”

Harken, fans of movie miscellany and listology. Pop quiz. Is the shoot-’em-up between Taliban fighters and a four-man Navy Seal reconnaissance team at(...)