Why Irish film-makers and actors can’t do proper sex scenes
- August 19, 2019, 06:00
Ask your dad about the mini-scandal that gathered around a TV series called The Spike in 1978. At this point Ireland was — to employ a term favoured(...)
Is there such a thing as an Irish film anymore? Does it matter?
- June 29, 2019, 05:30
Had they stopped to consider it, the audiences queueing for this year’s unexpected box office hit and awards darling, The Favourite, might have been f(...)
Father forced his children to ‘overexercise’, court hears
- District Court
- July 26, 2017, 19:46
A father forced his children to “overexercise” and threatened to treat them like children in the film The Magdalene Sisters if they did not behave, a (...)
Judi Dench: "I have many more insecurities than I ever had before"
- November 1, 2013, 00:00
It’s only November, but Oscar pundits are already salivating at the prospect of next spring’s Best Actress race. The outcome, as yet, is uncertain.(...)
Steve Coogan says Irish upbringing informed new film
- October 19, 2013, 13:20
Actor and producer Steve Coogan spoke last night about how his Irish Catholic upbringing in Manchester informed his new film Philomena. Coogan turned (...)