Mary Shelley

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The cast of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, it’s no Jesse James Meets Frankenstein’s Daughter.

Over the last few weeks, if you went among the film community, you’d find critics, distributors and exhibitors mouthing certain apparently unrelated w(...)

Photograph: Eamonn M. McCormack/Getty Images

Winter really is coming for Maisie Williams. The final six episodes of Game of Thrones won’t drop until 2019. But the cast of the planet’s biggest TV (...)

Organ transplants have generally been a problem in China, as the country was criticised for using the organs of executed prisoners. Photograph: iStock

A Chinese surgeon has transplanted a human head onto a cadaver for the first time, and announced that he was establishing a timeframe for the debut o(...)

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg: dismissive of the idea that social media and artificial intelligence could be used for global domination. Photograph: Brian Snyder/Reuters

The idea of Mark Zuckerberg running for president was always sort of scary. But now it’s really scary, given what we’ve discovered about the power of (...)

Barry Keoghan at the premiere for “The Killing of a Sacred Deer” at the Toronto International Film Festival. Photograph: Geoff Robins/AFP/Getty Images

Awards season has begun. Okay, that’s not quite true. With next year’s Oscars happening in March we’re still more than six months away from the ceremo(...)

No Filter, the debut young adult novel from Orlagh Collins, is not for the hardened cynics.

A first love that involves “stupidly blue eyes”, a Romeo and Juliet storyline and a guitar serenade in the moonlight as a light snow falls. No Filter,(...)

Patt Shortt: “I think the film board are brilliant. I did two films with them last year and I hope to do three this year.” Photograph: ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

The Irish Film Board has reiterated calls for increased State funding, warning that investment is needed to develop the film industry. Speaking at th(...)

Love (2016) by Siobhán Hapaska.
Excavating old ideas

Excavations: Hughie O’Donoghue Oliver Sears Gallery, Dublin ***** It’s been a busy year for Hughie O’Donoghue. One Hundred Years and Four Quarters(...)

The Ireland players form a ring around Joe Schmidt at the Aviva Stadium as the head coach delivers instructions. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

A New Zealand television journalist crystallised Joe Schmidt’s Ireland with the final question of Thursday’s press conference: “Joe, you always talk a(...)

Companies like calling their technologies AI. It sounds better, it’s more futuristic, but it’s not AI: it’s actually data analytics

Artificial intelligence fires the human imagination. Tales of man-made intelligence are peppered throughout literature and cinema history, from Mary (...)

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