John Cusack

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Brian Dennehy: enjoyed a long and successful  acting career that spanned over 50 years on stage and screen. Photograph: Nicole Bengiveno/The New York Times

Veteran actor Brian Dennehy, known for roles on stage and on screen, has died aged 81. “It is with heavy hearts we announce that our father, Brian pa(...)

Wayne Jordan in Leaving at the Project Arts Centre as part of Where We Live.

Stories of Irish emigration get told in cliches. Our emigrants are exiles, driven by poverty, a lack of hope, or fleeing the tyrannical hand of the op(...)

The Marian Hostel in Tullamore, which is due to become a direct provision centre for refugees and asylum seekers. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

John Cusack, the manager of the Bridge Shopping Centre in Tullamore, prides himself on neutrality. He recalls with a flicker of a smile how he recent(...)

Zoë Kravitz: ‘I was trying to re-create a world that I know, and that’s what it looks like. It doesn’t look like a bunch of white girls.’ Photograph: Ana Cuba/New York Times

One recent afternoon, Zoë Kravitz is sitting in a sushi restaurant on the second floor of a Los Angeles mall, but her thoughts are 5,000km and 10(...)

Blake Berris and Emile Hirsch in Never Grow Old. Photograph: Saban Films

We don’t get that many westerns these days, but those that squeeze through tend to manoeuvre between two camps: the elegiac and the revisionist. It se(...)

Emile Hirsch in Ivan Kavanagh’s Never Grow Old. ‘I remember Sean Penn saying, you should do a western. You have the face for a western.’

Emile Hirsch knows we’ll get there eventually. No actor who serves time for aggravated assault will ever fully shake off the opprobrium. In February o(...)

Jack Reynor’s horror short ‘Bainne’. Photograph:  Madeline Mulqueen

Jack Reynor is returning to the Galway Film Fleadh. “Yes, I am bringing down my spare liver in my suitcase,” he says. The Fleadh does have that reput(...)

Ivan Kavanagh’s Never Grow Old, a western starring Emile Hirsch and John Cusack.

The three busiest film festivals in the Irish calendar have positioned themselves at a respectful distance from each other. Dublin arrives at the star(...)

Galway Film Fleadh 2019: Will Forte and Maeve Higgins in Extra Ordinary

It has always been tricky to predict what’s going to emerge most strongly from the programme at a Galway Film Fleadh. That’s the thing about a festiva(...)

Jennifer Aniston and Steve Zahn in Management:  “Boy Wants Girl, Girl Doesn’t Want Boy, Boy Harasses Girl, Boy Gets Girl”

There is a scene in Love Actually where Keira Knightley’s character is happily watching TV with her husband of just a few weeks, when the doorbell rin(...)

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