Judy Garland

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Netflix once had the field to itself. Now Disney and other Hollywood behemoths are closing in – and they’re here to take your money “In Hollywood (...)

The Wizard Of Oz: is there a more recognisable image in western cinema than Dorothy, the Scarecrow, the Tin Man and the Lion skipping down the yellow brick road? Photograph: Silver Screen/Getty

Eighty years ago, in the summer of 1939, 16-year-old Judy Garland appeared on cinema screens as the orphan Dorothy Gale, dreaming of escape from bleak(...)

Travis Knight’s upcoming take on The Six Million Dollar Man has been  inflated to The Six Billion Dollar Man

Everyone over here is talking about a possible reboot of the TV series Frasier. Everyone over there is talking about a confirmed movie reboot of the(...)

Cyril Galbraith in Taney Church, Dundrum, Dublin.  Now 95,  he has been ringing bells for over 80 years. “You can’t have machines doing everything,” he said.   Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

When Cyril Galbraith walked into St Mary’s Cathedral in Limerick as a 15-year-old boy to work out how the bells there tolled, Glen Miller and Judy Gar(...)

Table talk: Druid Theatre’s Furniture

FURNITURE Siamsa Tíre, Tralee Mar 29-30; Glór, Ennis, Co Clare Apr 2-3 8pm €21-€26 (Tour continues until May 4, including Galway, Donegal, Sligo, Rosc(...)

Ross McQuade, left, Richard Henry, Conor Yorke and Padraig Fallon in O’Neill’s

Ten years ago I was a law student at UCD, and the city which had become my second home was about to be snatched away from under my feet. I wasn’t very(...)

Arrest mugshots of James “Whitey” Bulger, the late mobster who terrorised south Boston in the 1970s and 1980s.  “Black Mass” and “The Departed” drew glamourous versions of his character.

In a better world, we’d eulogise only the virtuous. We’d make films about philanthropists, anti-poverty campaigners and people who rescue kittens from(...)

Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga in A Star Is Born. Photograph: Warner Bros.

 Of course, we don’t “need” another version of A Star is Born. We don’t actually “need” beer, sausages, kittens or love. But the latest unveiling(...)

Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga in A Star is Born, 2018

Never mind adaptations of novels, plays and stories. As Bradley Cooper’s triumphant variation on A Star is Born – showcasing a revelatory turn by Lady(...)

 One of the four pairs of ruby slippers worn by Judy Garland in the 1939 film “The Wizard of Oz” on display during a 1996 media tour of the “America’s Smithsonian” traveling exhibition in Kansas City, Missouri. File photograph: Ed Zurga/AP

A pair of sequined ruby slippers worn by Judy Garland in The Wizard Of Oz, which were stolen from a museum in her home town 13 years ago, have been re(...)

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