James Whale

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Nosferatu

At any random point in the last century, somebody, somewhere has been writing an article on “a new golden age for horror”. Meanwhile, somebody else wa(...)

The Union of Students in Ireland said it “cautiously” welcomes a statement from the Minister of State for Higher Education, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, that the issue of student loans is “off the table” while the current Government is in office. File photograph: Getty Images

The introduction of a State student loans scheme is “off the table” for the lifetime of the current Government. The Union of Students in Ireland said (...)

Gloria Stuart in 'The Old Dark House'

Right-thinking people will have few more pleasant experiences at the cinema in 2018 than a trip to this spanking digital restoration of James Whale’s (...)

Journey’s End succeeds mostly in the smartness of its casting

A certain class of film buff will identify Journey’s End as the work that gave the world James Whale. After producing the West End production of RC Sh(...)

Ross Noble and Shauna Macdonald

We all know the Irish health service has gone to pot but the centre for medical non-excellence in Nails – replete with holes in the wall and a monster(...)

Donald Clarke with Music on Clinton Street: ‘It’s an underrated novel that engages with many obsessions found in McCabe’s later work.’ Photograph: Alan Betson

We gave five treasure hunters €100 each and sent them off to bag bargains. At the end of the series, James O’Halloran of Adam’s Auctioneers will va(...)

The Godfather Part II

It is a commonplace of cinema distribution that, though people always say they want to see more vintage titles on the big screen, the masses st(...)