Julie Taymor

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Rami Malek  brings depth and darkness to what could have been a superficial enterprise

One theme bosses aside all others when we ponder the Irish box-office figures for 2018. You can forget about the western. You can forget about the rom(...)

Selina Cartmell: ‘I was very lucky to have very strong support from my family.’ Photograph: Tom Honan

The primary characteristic to which Selina Cartmell attributes her success is fearlessness. That seems fitting for the artistic director of the (...)

There are enough bright ideas and creative talent in Mr Burns to keep the lights flaring

Project Arts Centre, Dublin *** If humanity – boldly represented here by the US – had to start all over again, under both the fall out and black ou(...)

Maudie: Ethan Hawke in Aisling Walsh’s new film

Time is always at our elbow. Ethan Hawke, who has changed little in 30 years, is at the Soho Hotel to talk about his role in Aisling Walsh’s irresist(...)

Clare Dunne is remarkable as the drone pilot in Grounded

Much like its subject, George Brant’s play seemed to swoop in from nowhere and become a talking point everywhere. An hour-long monologue play inspi(...)

Pride of place: Carol Stennett as Nala (left) and Nicholas Nkuna as Simba in ‘The Lion King’ at the Bord Gais Energy Theatre, Dublin.  Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The Lion King Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Dublin **** Directed by Julie Taymor, the stage version of the 1994 film ‘The Lion King’ is a stun(...)