Sarah Cooper’s home-made lip-syncs of Donald Trump’s ramblings are the most effective impression of him yet

Donald Trump is having his infamous ideas about fighting coronavirus. “We hit the body with a tremendous, whether it’s ultraviolet or just very powerf(...)

A scene from Galder Gaztelu-Urrutia’s film The Platform, a recent Netflix release – “a gloomy shocker set in a prison that operates like practical moral conundrum”.

A million years ago we rode on trains and drank beer in public places. Further ago than that we could communicate remotely only by letter or telephone(...)

Midsommar, directed by Ari Aster, takes third place

Oh look, it’s that person again. “I haven’t been to the cinema for years as there’s never anything good on.” “Really? Did you not enjoy Marriage Story(...)

Melissa McCarthy, Elisabeth Moss and Tiffany Haddish star in The Kitchen

If you know anything about The Kitchen you know that it finds Melissa McCarthy, Tiffany Haddish and Elisabeth Moss running a crime business on the wes(...)

Eighth Grade: A humane film that recognises there is kindness among the jabbering hostility

It’s the time of year when we invite people to say: “Was that this year? It seems like ages since that came out.” There will be a little less of that(...)

Ailbhe Fitzpatrick, originally from Malahide, Dublin, who lives in Los Angeles and worked as a music producer and composer

Working Abroad Q&A: Ailbhe Fitzpatrick from Malahide in Dublin on life in Los Angeles, where she works as a music producer and composer in the adv(...)

Olivia Colman holds her award for Actress in a Leading Role for ‘The Favourite’ during the 91st annual Academy Awards. Photograph: EPA/ETIENNE LAURENT

Olivia Colman pulled off the biggest of several shocks at the 2019 Oscars when she won best actress for the Irish production The Favourite. Peter Far(...)

Who will win the best picture Oscar?

Between the writing of this piece and its publication, the Academy will, no doubt, have suggested settling best actress with a nude mud-wrestling matc(...)

 Olivia Colman in ‘The Favourite’. Photograph: Atsushi Nishijima/Fox Searchlight Films/AP

Every year, at awards season, we get arguments about the fidelity of films supposedly based on true stories. No such movie has ever stuck rigidly to l(...)

Marielle Heller’s essential second feature concerns an accomplished but uncompromising talent living in a scruffy corner of New York in the last decad(...)

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