Jason Clarke

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Helen Mirren as Catherine: ‘There are unscrupulous people in Russia. Fortunately I’m one of them’

Catherine the Great (Sky Atlantic, Thursday, 9pm) who ruled over the Golden Age of Russia, had to overcome many obstacles in her eventful lifetime. S(...)

Helen Mirren in Catherine the Great. ‘For me, to show older women as powerful, active, courageous, smart is important.’ Photograph: Sky

Helen Mirren couldn’t look any more Helen Mirren when I meet her. Her light hair is swept back, not one strand out of place. She wears a buttoned-up f(...)

Damien Chazelle’s terrific study of Neil Armstrong’s great moment makes much of the sensual assault that greeted the early astronauts on their way to (...)

First Man: Ryan Gosling as Neil Armstrong in Damien Chazelle’s new film. Photograph: Universal/DreamWorks

 When First Man premiered at the Venice Film Festival last month, nobody was expecting critics to use the term “un-American”. An immaculate drama(...)

Helen Mirren, even in first gear, is better than no Mirren at all

The Winchester Mystery House is a genuine Californian mansion – also known as The Most Haunted House in America – and was once the family residence of(...)

Jason Mitchell and Garrett Hedlund

In the 1940s Laura (Carey Mulligan), a 31-year-old “old maid”, meets and marries Henry McAllan (Jason Clarke), the sterner, sensible brother of dashin(...)

Arts archive: Carmel O’Sullivan of UCD Library; Prof Andrew Deeks, UCD president; and Brendan Flynn, founder of the Clifden Arts Festival.  Photograph: Jason Clarke.

Extensive film and audio recordings of poets Seamus Heaney, Paula Meehan and Moya Cannon and musicians Christy Moore and Bill Whelan form part of a C(...)

Oh, you are awful! Yes, the Terminator sequence reaches its fifth episode with a film that aspires to the condition of The Dick Emery Show. Now rem(...)

Reflector: Guy Pearce. “Between 2001 and 2002, I questioned everything. I wanted to be left alone. I had to strip everything away, come back and say: Is this valid? Am I any good at this? It took a while to say yes to those things”

It is quite a trick to gain the status of suave leading man – or woman for that matter – while still getting to play fleshy humans with nuanced person(...)

A recent video in The Onion site dared film critics, when reviewing Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, to break sinews in their search for pretentious me(...)

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