James Garner

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Steve McQueen: Wore his own clothes

Just last week, Jack Lyon, among the few remaining veterans of the escape from Stalag Luft III in 1944, died at his home in Bexhill-on-Sea. A former R(...)

Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford fires home his late penalty past Paris St Germain goalkeeper  Gianluigi Buffon during the Champions League round of 16 second leg at the Parc des Princes. Photograph: Christian Hartmann/Reuters

Paris St Germain 1 Manchester United 3 (3-3 on agg, Man Utd win on away goals) Where does this result register in the list of spectacular European ni(...)

 Manchester United’s Roy Keane heads the ball clear during the  Champions League match against Juventus at  the Stadio Delle Alpi in February 1999. Photograph: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

Ole Gunnar Solskjær tried his best to sound confident. He insisted there was “never mission impossible” and, not for the first time recently, he was r(...)

 Piers Morgan described the Gillette commercial as an “ugly, vindictive two-minute homage to everything that’s bad about men and masculinity”. Photograph: Alberto E Rodriguez/Getty Images

As people now only read the first paragraph, let us begin by recalling Piers Morgan’s hilarious interview, broadcast last summer, with evictees from L(...)

Donald Clarke: Willis was among the first actors to go from A-list TV star to A-list movie star. Photograph:  20th Century Fox/Getty

Thirty years ago I went to see Die Hard. I genuinely wanted to see Die Hard – it sounded awesome – but I would have gone to see almost anything. I was(...)

 Clint Eastwood and  Doris Day at the Golden Globe Awards in 1989: They are neighbours in Carmel Valley and Eastwood reportedly gave Day  a script which she loved and is set to have her first film role in almost half a century. Photograph: Ron Galella, Ltd/WireImage

Did you hear what happened when Dirty Harry met Calamity Jane? Movie history, that’s what. Octogenarian actor-director Clint Eastwood has reportedl(...)

Ivano De Matteo's The Dinner (I nostri ragazzi), showing twice during the festival: in the Light House Cinema on Sunday 22nd, and in Movies@Dundrum on Monday 23rd

The Jameson Dublin Film Festival has begun its thirteenth season, with some 120 films showing at more than a dozen venues around the city until Mar(...)

The world the magazine continues to report on has changed irrevocably in the intervening decades: from left, Time in 1954; part of a prescient ad in 1954 promoting the rocket power of the Aerojet-General Corporation; and the issue of August 4th this year

In August 1954, Time magazine cost 1/6 in the “British Isles”, 95 francs in “French Possessions” and 100 fils in Iraq. The ad on the inside back co(...)

James Garner, who has died aged 86, was a wry and handsome leading man who moved seamlessly between television and movies but was best known for his r(...)

Television’s loss was the movies’ gain: James Garner with Julie Andrews in The Americanization of Emily (1964)

When the great James Garner died last weekend, more than a few obituaries unkindly noted that, though huge on television, he had never really burst th(...)

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