Jesse Eisenberg and Clémence Poésy in Resistance

Like a lot of small-minded people radicalised by embarrassing street performers walking into imaginary winds, I know less about the history of mime th(...)

Lise Leplat Prudhomme in Joan of Arc

JOAN OF ARC/JEANNE ★★★★☆ Directed by Bruno Dumont. Starring Lise Leplat Prudhomme, Jean-Francois Causeret, Daniel Dienne, Fabien Fenet, Robert Ha(...)

Jesse Eisenberg in Vivarium

Jesse Eisenberg is one of those lesser-spotted Hollywood stars. he’s modest, funny and engaged, takes questions at face value and operates no filte(...)

French film-maker Sarah Maldoror in Women Make Film: A New Road Movie through Cinema. 2018. Great Britain. Directed by Mark Cousins. Photograph courtesy of Cohen Media

One week into this year’s Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival VMDIFF and we’re a Volta down. Trine Dyrholm, the Danish star of T(...)

Phyllida Lloyd’s Herself

The pulling forward of the Oscars has caused confusion for Irish folk who structure their calendars around the world of film. Doesn’t the event usuall(...)

Rosamund Pike in Radioactive

The filmmaker Paulette McDonagh, working with her actor sister Isabel McDonagh and art director third sibling, Phyllis McDonagh, made a series of self(...)

Charlize Theron plays Megyn Kelly (left) in a study of sexual harassment at Fox News, with Nicole Kidman and Margot Robbie

What a cornucopia of delights are coming our way in 2020. We offer a few warnings. One or two of these may slide into 2021. On the upside, the odd exc(...)

Lee Gabay, a teacher for more than 20 years, runs a prisoner letter-writing project in New York’s Judith S Kaye High School. Photograph: Sally Hayden

Selena, a 17-year-old from Queens, New York, was surprised when she was asked to write a letter to a prisoner as an assignment during English class. (...)

Director Quentin Tarantino and actor Brad Pitt pose during a photocall for the film Once Upon a Time in . . . Hollywood, at the  Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday. Photograph: Christophe Simon/AFP/Getty Images

“Have you had a good Cannes?” That question is being asked in every queue and on every escalator. The answer depends on which average you’re using. (...)

Jesse Eisenberg and Imogen Poots in Vivarium, the Irish film that premiered at Cannes on Saturday

Lorcan Finnegan’s Vivarium, an Irish science-fiction horror, has had its world premiere as part of International Critics Week at the Cannes film festi(...)

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