Jack Reynor

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Jarlath Regan: Laura Whitmore has started her own podcast about podcasts called Castaway

Current favourite book I read three or four books on the go, mainly biographies, as research for the podcast, so I mostly read for work. But I recentl(...)

Ardal O’Hanlon: ‘I listen to WTF with Marc Maron, although I’m getting annoyed with him.’ Photograph: Mark Nixon

Current favourite book The book I’ve enjoyed the most recently is Kevin Barry’s Night Boat to Tangier. He created a great double act, Charlie and Maur(...)

Jack Reynor’s horror short ‘Bainne’. Photograph:  Madeline Mulqueen

Jack Reynor is returning to the Galway Film Fleadh. “Yes, I am bringing down my spare liver in my suitcase,” he says. The Fleadh does have that reput(...)

Cellar Door: ‘It’s as if Darren Aronofsky made a film about the Magdalene Laundries.’

We should have seen Cellar Door coming. Focusing on a young woman as she searches for the child who may have been taken by the Catholic Church, Viko N(...)

Lenny Abahamson on anti-Semitism: “You are in the box that stuff is pointed at, and your children are too. That’s quite a thing”

Lenny Abrahamson clatters into the conference room of Element Pictures’ canal-side Dublin offices. The window is open on early autumnal sun. He has bi(...)

Joonas Suotamo is Chewbacca, Woody Harrelson is Beckett and Alden Ehrenreich is Han Solo in ‘Solo: a Star Wars Story’

Donald Glover, the actor, comedian, writer, director, producer, singer, songwriter, rapper, DJ and man-of-the-moment has, in recent weeks, using his m(...)

John Boyega is the centre of attention. No wonder. He both produces and stars in Pacific Rim: Uprising. The folk behind the sequel to Guillermo Del To(...)

People writing on the #SoundEffect ‘Wall of Sound’ at Electric Picnic 2017

President Michael D Higgins and Taoiseach Leo Varadkar both sent letters praising a new campaign designed to create ‘a wave of positivity’ across Irel(...)

Director Kathryn Bigelow attending the European premiere of Detroit in London. Photograph: Ian West/ PA Wire

“Are you okay with the sofa,” Kathryn Bigelow says kindly. “I found that you sink right down in it. So I chose the chair.” By this stage it’s already(...)

The actual stand-off in ‘Detroit’ is a virtuoso piece of filmmaking, and a harrowing, unbearable art-horror set-piece

The 1967 Detroit riot began when police raided an unlicensed club during a celebration for returning black veterans, and ended four days later, with 4(...)

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