Kevin Bacon

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Renée Zellweger: ‘I stopped recognising that I had to take care of myself.’ Photograph: Ryan Pfluger/New York Times

“We will start this interview at some point,” I insisted to Renée Zellweger. “No, no,” she said. It was mid-August, and I had gone to the Beverly Wi(...)

Elizabeth McGovern: ‘I did feel like a fish out of water for a long time. I don’t anymore.’ Photograph: Aaron Richter/New York Times

The British period drama Downton Abbey launched in a nice teatime telly slot on ITV in 2010, looking decidedly out of place on a medium then defined b(...)

Liam O Mochain: “I would raise the money myself. I’d work at different jobs”

Liam O Mochain is an original. For the last two decades, he has been making up his own rules as to how an independent film-maker should comport himsel(...)

Saoirse Ronan chatting to Mary J Blige on the red carpet at the IFP Gotham Awards in November, while Greta Gerwig is interviewed. Ronan won an award for her role  in Lady Bird, which Gerwig directed.  Ronan has also been nominated for a Golden Globe award. Photograph: Rebecca Smeyne/The New York Times

Saoirse Ronan continues a seemingly inevitable run to a third Oscar nod with a nomination for best actress (comedy or musical) at the upcoming Golden (...)

This bird was seen dancing in Trinity College Dublin.

“Hi, it’s Niamh Towey from The Irish Times here. Great to be Friday, ha? “So, em, I was just wondering, could you tell me why seagulls were dancing (...)

“You can find some pretty unusual-looking, sort of heroic men in movies.” Kevin Bacon in I Love Dick

In most hands, a 10-minute interview with a star about a new TV comedy can feel undercooked. Unless, of course, you are talking to Kevin Bacon, who wi(...)

Footloose starred Kevin Bacon as a teenager Ren who moved from the city to a small town where dancing was banned.

A small town in Oklahoma has cancelled a Valentine’s Day dance because of an arcane city ordinance enforcing a strict moral code, echoing the story li(...)

 Prince performs  at the Roskilde Festival, Denmark,  July 2010. Photograph: Jens Dige/EPA

The world of showbusiness has paid its respects to Prince, who has died aged 57. Chic frontman Nile Rodgers tweeted: “#RIP our dearly beloved #Prince(...)

Kale farmer Christopher Keane: “We can’t keep it on the shelves. I think it was some model over in America mentioned a few years ago that she was eating kale and the next thing was, everyone wanted to eat kale.” Photograph: The Irish Times

Gwyneth Paltrow’s dietary whims were the last thing on Christopher Keane’s mind when he began growing kale after he left college many years ago. Back (...)

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