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The life-size bronze statue of O’Hara by Don Cronin was removed because of the negative criticism it was generating, council confirms

A statue of Hollywood star Maureen O’Hara was removed within 48 hours of its installation in her adopted home of Glengarriff in west Cork after its sc(...)

Jane Campion on the set of The Power of the Dog: Photograph: Cross City Films Limited/Netflix

Published in 1967, Thomas Savage’s ranch western The Power of the Dog opens with a vivid account of cattle castration: “Phil always did the castrating(...)

Nomadland: Fern’s rough corners fit Frances McDormand perfectly

How ironic that the signature film for the Covid year(s) concerns a woman who, far from being locked in the living room, takes to the road and makes a(...)

Minari scored six Oscar nominations including one for best picture.

It is not uncommon for artists to get autobiography out of the system in their debut. Lee Isaac Chung has waited just a little. It is 14 years since t(...)

1951 in Washington DC: Budd Schulberg before the House Un-American Activities Committee where he admitted that he joined the Communist Party in 1937 but that he broke with the Reds in 1939. Photograph: Getty Images

One evening in New York, I was introduced to Budd Schulberg. He was over 90 years old then and sitting on the fringes of a large crowd but his face wa(...)

(from left) Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd (Tom Hanks) and Johanna Leonberger (Helena Zengel) in News of the World, co-written and directed by Paul Greengrass.

Paul Greengrass’s charming western would form the ideal centrepiece for a festival that showcases directors working hard to be something other than wh(...)

Actor John Wayne plays Ethan Edwards in The Searchers. Photograph: Warner Bros/AP Photo

Among the waves of bizarre news last week, one gobbet stood out for lovers of cinema. For a day or so, Mattie McGrath caused his own name and that of (...)

John Wayne and Maureen O’Hara in The Quiet Man

Americans are not welcome here. They are pariahs. Obviously, I don’t think that. I am merely quoting from recent conversations with two distinguished (...)

Great Irish movies: Eamonn Owens as Francie Brady in The Butcher Boy, directed by Neil Jordan

IN VERY PARTICULAR ORDER, HERE’S OUR (CURRENTLY DEFINITIVE) PICK OF THE GREATEST IRISH MOVIES EVER MADE No sane person will sincerely claim that(...)

John Wayne as  Ethan Edwards in The Searchers. Photograph: AP Photo/Warner Bros

For reasons that shouldn’t need to be reiterated, audiences are paying greater attention than ever to the entertainment options on streaming services.(...)

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