Julia Roberts

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Beloved Enemy was Hollywood’s take on the War of Independence.

History has always supplied cinema with exciting narrative opportunities – with heroes, villains, gunfire, and intrigue. The War of Independence is no(...)

Actor Olympia Dukakis is pictured in Hollywood, California, in 2013. Photograph: Joe Klamar/AFP via Getty Images

Olympia Dukakis, who won an Oscar for her performance as a sardonic, middle-aged mother who advises her headstrong daughter on matters of love in the (...)

Nikesh Patel and Rose Matafeo in Starstruck. Photograph:  Mark Johnson/Avalon UK/BBC

For proof that everything comes back into fashion eventually, look no further than the rehabilitation of the romcom. Once regarded as a soppy hellscap(...)

American author Rumaan Alam: ‘Creates an atmosphere of dread so convincing and prescient that it stays with the reader long after reading’

 “If the noise returned, say tonight, once the sun had set – once the profound dark of the farmland all around them asserted itself – he wouldn’t(...)

Find the entrance to Glanmore Hall just after Heaney’s cottage and drive past paddocks and up a rise.

Dripping with history and cultural credentials, the Glanmore Estate in Ashford, Co Wicklow, was once home to famous playwright John Millington Synge. (...)

Hollywood stars: Olivia de Havilland, Charlize Theron and Meryl Streep

Anyone who gives a heck about Hollywood was moved by the death of Olivia de Havilland at the weekend. The last surviving star of Hollywood’s golden er(...)

Early on in Saint Frances, a delicious comedy that has a concealed polemic edge, we get something like a declaration of intent. When Bridget (Kelly O’(...)

 Director Joel Schumacher poses backstage during the 11th Annual Hollywood Awards  at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in October 2007 in Los Angeles, California. File photograph: Charley Gallay/Getty

Film director Joel Schumacher has died at the age of 80. The filmmaker, whose hits included Batman Forever, St Elmo’s Fire and The Lost Boys, died of(...)

There is no denying that a sense of the preposterous drifts around Bono like dry ice. But the interesting question is: so what? Photograph: Chad Batka/New York Times

BONO TURNS 60 on Sunday. MAYBE IT’S TIME TO ASK WHAT IT IS THAT HAS MADE HIM THE MOST FAMOUS IRISHMAN OF THE PAST CENTURY After he had become a (...)

You had probably forgotten these ever existed. Sorry about that. 10. KILLING BONO (2011) My main memory of the press screening was, as we staggered (...)

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