Julie Walters

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Greatish expectations: Tom Hollander and Stefanie Martini in ‘Doctor Thorne’

If there’s one thing we know by now it’s that Julian Fellowes is a dab hand at writing period dramas. It’s not so long since the dustcovers were put o(...)

Domhnall Gleeson and Saoirse Ronan in ‘Brooklyn’: Ronan makes Eilis so alive to every moment that we understand completely how she gets caught up in them

The three Irish films that will make the most impact over the next 12 months look likely to be John Crowley’s Brooklyn, Lenny Abrahamson’s Room and Ji(...)

Well-maintained carapace: Saoirse Ronan in Brooklyn

It is as you thought. John Crowley’s take on Colm Toíbín’s hugely popular 2009 novel is a lovely, lovely film. It is the sort of film to which you (...)

Members of Blakestown Community School in mime outfits with Tom Meagher, (husband of Jill Meagher who was murdered in Australia) a National White Ribbon Advocate, calling for an end to men’s violence against women. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

“There’s a lot of privilege that comes from the idea that public spaces are men’s spaces and they can do anything they want to you,” Tom Meagher told (...)

Paddington Bear and Mr Brown (Hugh Bonneville) in a scene from ‘Paddington’

As Lord Downton, Hugh Bonneville has dominated Christmas telly since 2011. Now, as lovable, sure-fire hit Paddington makes its way into the multiplexe(...)

Rough ride: the doping whistleblower Paul Kimmage still asks tough questions

Obsessives are the stuff of often weirdly compelling television. Take the parents in Child Genius (Channel 4, Monday). The series, back for a second y(...)

Justin and the Knights of Valour

As marketing devices go, we’re happy to roll along with Quentin Tarantino or Eli Roth Presents . . . So what if it’s as crass as branding gets? This i(...)

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