Jennifer Kent

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Don’t bet against The Painted Bird winning the Golden Bear at Venice this weekend. 

There’s so much to the theatrical experience that you can’t get from a watching a film on even the biggest television. The communal buzz. The envelopi(...)

Eoin Cluskey of Bread Nation. Photoograph: Nick Bradshaw

We’ve searched Ireland to find the men and women who’ll be making waves in fashion, food, sport, activism, art, film, entrepreneurism, tech, media (...)

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(...)

Actor Olivia Colman celebrates with the Coppa Volpi for Best Actress in ‘The Favourite’ at the Venice Film Festival. Photograph: Filippo Monteforte/AFP/Getty Images

Yorgos Lanthimos’s The Favourite, an Irish production from Element Pictures, has taken two major prizes at The Venice Film Festival. The historical co(...)

Steve Martin and Michael Caine are rival con artists scamming wealthy marks on the French Riviera in 'Dirty Rotten Scoundrels'. Their one-upmanship makes for one of cinema’s great comic rivalries

A few years ago, we published a guide to the best films available on Netflix. It proved to be one of our most popular stories ever. Since then many n(...)

Essie Davis and Noah Wiseman in Jennifer Kent’s The Babadook

Many of the best horror films play upon fears and phobias we don’t like to admit to ourselves: associations between sex and death; suppressed preju(...)

A disconcerting-looking clothbound book emblazoned with the image of a shadowy creature mysteriously appears on seven-year-old Samuel’s shelf. The (...)