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Neasa Hardiman’s Sea Fever will be among the 54 per cent of films directed by women playing in the Discovery strand at Toronto

Next week, the Dublin Feminist Film Festival makes a welcome return to the Light House Cinema. It hardly needs to be said that the event swells with m(...)

Sea Fever: Neasa Hardiman’s film stars Hermione Corfield, Connie Nielsen and Dougray Scott in a science-fiction tale about a marine-biology student confronting a mysterious organism on an Atlantic trawler

Four Irish films have been announced as part of the Discovery programme at next month’s Toronto International Film Festival. This strong showing at th(...)

The Avengers in action

Has the Marvel Cinematic Universe saved the movies? Has the Marvel Cinematic Universe destroyed the movies? As so often in life, the answer lies some(...)

 Netflix: disappointed the markets. Photograph:  Mike Blake/Reuters

Netflix’s subscriber growth fell short of Wall Street expectations on Monday, sending shares of the normally high-flying stock down 14 per cent on fea(...)

She-Ra, a warrior person from the gender-essentialising world of Eternia. She had a tautologically monikered brother, He-Man

Given the day that’s in it, I’m going to use my pop cultural corner of The Irish Times to talk about more of my favourite television heroines. Bette (...)

Kim Cattrall, Cynthia Nixon, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kristin Davis in Sex and the City: still influential 20 years later

As if we needed reminding that the late 1990s was a golden era for TV, 2018 marks the 20th anniversary of many much-loved series, among them Dawson’s (...)

Unreal: Amazon Prime’s sharp reality-show satire returns for a third season

UnReal Amazon Prime, March 1st With everyone ensconced in a fort made of Brennan’s sliced pans, it might be a good time to start bingeing on the previ(...)

Krysten Ritter: Her fine debut novel features the  community of Barrens, where the town’s economic heart – a plastics conglomerate – may also be poisoning its residents.

“Do a few rashes here or there mean we should shut down the biggest employer in town?” All is not well in the aptly named community of Barrens, Indian(...)

Netflix added 5.2 million subscribers in the second quarter. (Photograph: Reuters)

Shares in US streaming giant Netflix rose 13.5 per cent in US trade yesterday, shooting the stock to the top of the S&P 500 index. The share pri(...)

Master of the steely gaze and the vice-tight facial clench Rufus Sewell (left) in The Man in the High Castle

I’ve got a hot take, and it’s this: 2016 was a disappointing year. I know, this scorching insight seems too hot to handle, but hear me out. The world(...)

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