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Best of You: Dave Grohl in Studio 666

Rock’n’roll groups have been appearing in films for as long as the genre existed. Way back in 1956, Bill Haley and His Comets performed their biggest (...)

It’s hard to identify precisely when the practice of children being out of doors in Ireland, all the time and in all weathers, ended. But end it did. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Halloween holds echoes of a lost time. It’s about the only weekend of the year when the streets and parishes of Ireland are, once again, fully alive t(...)

Jamie Lee Curtis: ‘It was guerrilla film-making, new and delicious and lovely.’ Photograph: Marco Bertorello/AFP/Getty

Jamie Lee Curtis is describing herself to me. “I’m in a black hole wearing an orange suit,” she says. “It’s early morning in Los Angeles and I’m feeli(...)

Halloween Kills

Another film originally scheduled for release in a different time finally lands in our cinemas. Not everyone would have guessed that David Gordon Gree(...)

Dave Bautista as Scott Ward  in Army of the Dead. Courtesy of  Clay Enos/Netflix © 2021

Nobody reckoned that Zack Snyder was ever likely to become the next John Cassavetes, but, for a year or two, there was some hope he might become a cla(...)

Do you recognise this man? John Carroll Lynch in Big Sky

“There’s a show called BoJack Horseman. Do you know it?” John Carroll Lynch asks me. I do. That’s the animated series about an equine actor sinking d(...)

Joe Dante’s entry into the film business was so cartoonish it might easily be a scene from a Joe Dante movie. Arriving in California as an aspiring ed(...)

50 scary films to watch at Halloween
  • Film
  • October 18, 2020, 06:00

No Halloween parties. No trick-or-treating. What else is there to do but scare ourselves silly watching some terrifying films? Below you’ll find 50(...)

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge lay a wreath during a visit to the Garden of Remembrance, in Dublin on Tuesday. Photograph: Chris Jackson/PA Wire

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge invoked the historic and sometime painful relationship between Ireland and Britain on Tuesday when they laid a wreat(...)

Millie Bobby Brown and Sadie Sink in Stranger Things Season 3. Photograph: Netflix

The teenagers in Stranger Things are far too quick to blame the interdimensional shadow monster for what’s gone wrong in their community of  (...)

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