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Daniel Kaluuya as Illinois Black Panther leader Fred Hampton in Judas and the Black Messiah

We have recently seen a lot of decent, respectable, borderline dreary historical dramas – naming no names – creeping onto our smaller screens. Good ac(...)

The political meaning of Catholicism is right at the heart of this epic contest between Joe Biden, who identifies himself emphatically as an ‘Irish Catholic’, and sitting US president Donald Trump. Photographs: Jim Watson, Brendan SmialowskI/AFP via Getty Images

Joe Biden has repeatedly characterised the US presidential election as a “battle for the soul of America”. But it is, much more specifically, a battle(...)

Waris Ahluwalia in the 2007 Wes Anderson movie, The Darjeeling Limited

Real-life adventures Wild (2014) Cheryl Strayed decided to walk the Pacific Crest Trail to face her demons, and her memoirs were turned into this upl(...)

Valerie Pachner and August Diehl in the film A Hidden Life

I talk to August Diehl during a break from rehearsals for the Berlin production of Yasmina Reza’s God of Carnage. You have to hand it to the guy. I wa(...)

Harvey Keitel was originally cast in the lead role but, deemed unacceptable, was replaced by Martin Sheen (above)

Forty years ago, Francis Ford Coppola finally premiered Apocalypse Now at the Cannes film festival. The movie had been mooted a decade earlier. Produc(...)

Father Patrick Peyton with Bing Crosby. According to the Guns & Rosaries documentary, the Co Mayo-born priest received CIA funding to help fight communism in Latin America

The prominent Irish “Rosary priest”, Fr Patrick Peyton, accepted funding from the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to help bring about a 1964 mili(...)

In the news: some of the headline-makers of 2018

Answer all 100 questions in our special Christmas Quiz to be in with a chance of winning one of the following prizes: 1st prize: One night (...)

Firefighters battle the Woolsey Fire as it continues to burn in Malibu, California, on Sunday. Photograph: Reuters

Authorities searched on Monday for more than 200 people unaccounted for in one of the wildfires rampaging through parts of California, voicing concer(...)

Bosco: a ginger-haired, property-owning gaelgoir with an uafasach temper

The easiest way to get a television programme commissioned these days is to spend billions on physics research that will enable you to travel to the p(...)

Nobody’s fool:  Anthony Hopkins. Photograph: Ed Miller

King Lear Monday, BBC Two, 9.30pm A mad king rules over a totalitarian military dictatorship in England, and pretty soon everything descends into chao(...)

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