Henry James

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Ireland's most garlanded director talks about ageism in film, Harvey Weinstein and his new novel, about the aristocratic rebel Lord Edward FitzGera(...)

50 scary films to watch at Halloween
  • Film
  • October 18, 2020, 06:00

No Halloween parties. No trick-or-treating. What else is there to do but scare ourselves silly watching some terrifying films? Below you’ll find 50(...)

Armie Hammer as Maxim de Winter and Lily James as Mrs de Winter in Rebecca. Photograph: Kerry Brown/Netflix

Rocks October 1st This powerful coming of age story about the indestructible bond of teenage girls is as exhilarating as it is emotional. Bukky Bakra(...)

Jacob Rees-Mogg: “Brexit”, he told the Tory party conference in 2017,  “is Magna Carta . . it’s Waterloo, it’s Agincourt, it’s Crécy. We win all these things”. Photograph: Peter Summers/Getty Images

One of the reasons psychoanalysts deserve their fees is that they have to listen to other people’s dreams. “Tell a dream, lose a reader,” Henry Jame(...)

Richard Weber, the acclaimed Irish poet, died from Covid-19

Born: September 2nd, 1932 Died: April 15th, 2020 Dublin poet Richard Weber, whose work has been included in numerous Irish and international antholog(...)

Mackenzie Davis in contemporary horror mode as Kate Mandell in The Turning

It’s generally seen as bad form to reveal anything about the end of a film. Happily, when it comes to the latest disembowelling of The Turn of the Scr(...)

Peter Handke. Grianghraf:  EPA/Julien de Rosa
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Lean achrann Duais Nobel na litríochta ón gcéad cheann riamh nuair nár bronnadh ar Leo Tolstoi é. Agus gan amhras, is fairsinge na bearnaí d’ainmneach(...)

George RR Martin. Photograph: Colby Katz/New York Times

THE MAN WHO CREATED THE WORLD OF GAME OF THRONES ON SNOBBERY, FANDOM AND WHY DUBLIN’S WORLDCON NEXT WEEK WILL BE LIKE A FAMILY REUNION Geor(...)

Colm Tóibín: ‘I can’t do thrillers and I can’t do spy novels. I can’t do any genre-fiction books, really, none of them.’ Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Colm Tóibín, award-winning writer of fiction, non-fiction and poetry, and professor of the humanities at Columbia University, New York, was born in En(...)

Christine Nagel of Hermès: ‘You can tell so much about a person from how they smell’

Christine Nagel is striking. The round frames of her glasses articulate a quietly intellectual confidence before she says anything. You become aware t(...)

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