Ingmar Bergman

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Despite being caught up in the events of 1968, the Cannes film festival has announced no official acknowledgement of this year’s 50th anniversary

Fifty years ago this month, Peter Lennon, the late Irish journalist and film-maker, did something very brave. He shouted back at Jean-Luc Godard. Len(...)

Co-artistic directors of Pan Pan Theatre Gavin Quinn and Aedín Cosgrove

When did you last cry? Aedín: You’re always crying. You were crying in the rehearsal room the other day. Gavin: No I wasn’t! Aedín: It was close. T(...)

The picture would be close to unbearable without the presence of Donald Sutherland and Helen Mirren.

Paolo Virzì’s grey-pound drama distinguishes itself in at least one regard. It’s some achievement to make a film about the twilight years that oozes b(...)

Don’t be surprised if the Leaving Certificate students herded toward Kit Monkman’s Macbeth (in cinemas nationwide this month), nudge the production in(...)

Elliott Gould and Bibi Andersson in The Touch

Released to coincide with the Swedish auteur’s centenary, there comes a moment in Ingmar Bergman’s first English-language feature when an excited Bibi(...)

First Reformed is Paul Schrader’s  latest film: “it harks back  to the first script I wrote. It feels like the end of a 50-year cycle”

There are two things that everybody knows about Paul Schrader. Aged 71, having directed some 21 films and written many more, the filmmaker behind such(...)

Vicky Krieps as Alma and Daniel Day-Lewis as Reynolds Woodcock: her noisy buttering of toast  sandpapers Woodcock’s brain. Photograph: Laurie Sparham/Focus Features

“Before making the film, I didn’t know I was going to stop acting,” Daniel Day-Lewis said after completing Paul Thomas Anderson’s brilliant, chilly ch(...)

‘When I was a kid walking into a newsagents, there was a naked woman on half the magazines. That’s got to come out in the wash somehow,” says Rafe Spall. Photograph:  Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images Portrait

One might reasonably imagine that, as a veteran of all three instalments of Edgar Wright’s Cornetto trilogy and the star of the incoming creep-out The(...)

Peter OReilly, Benjamin Russell and Christopher Cull in    Benjamin Britten’s opera ‘Owen Wingrave’. Photograph: Frances Marshall

Opera in the cinema may be all the rage. But opera on television has a much longer history, dating back to the earliest days of the medium in the 1930(...)

Rough Night: Bad studio comedy at its most predicatable

Jess (Scarlett Johansson), a pants-suited Hillary-in-Waiting, is running for state senate and preparing for her wedding, when she is joined by her gro(...)

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