Michelle Rodriguez

In any other film franchise, the penultimate stunt here would cause critics to make mention of vehicles vaulting cartilaginous marine carnivores. In t(...)

Whoopi Goldberg has defended Liam Neeson amid racism row controversy. File photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Whoopi Goldberg has defended Liam Neeson in the wake of a controversy over racially charged comments made by the Irish actor. The star of Sister Act (...)

Odessa Young, Suki Waterhouse, Hari Nef and Abra in Assassination Nation

SHOPLIFTERS ★★★★★ Directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda. Starring Lily Franky, Sakura Ando, Jyo Kairi, Miyu Sasaki, Kiki Kirin, Mayu Matsuoka, Kengo Kora, Chi(...)

Viola Davis and Cynthia Erivo in Widows. Photograph: Merrick Morton//Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation

Steve McQueen’s career continues to defy plausibility. The Londoner first gained fame for a string of avant-garde gallery pieces that eventually won h(...)

Oscar season in Toronto: Lady Gaga in A Star Is Born

It was a very special edition of Toronto International Film Festival for the Irish director Carmel Winters. At the screening of Float Like a Butterfly(...)

Steve McQueen’s indecently entertaining Widows: The film is so beautifully made, so energetically acted and – a new one for McQueen – so consistently funny that its flaws hardly matter. Photograph: Tiff

It is interesting to note that barely a single US review of Steve McQueen’s indecently entertaining Widows has mentioned Lynda La Plante. For older To(...)

Scott Eastwood: ‘The film business is not a business where, just because your dad is an actor, you get to be an actor. It’s like any other line of work.’ Photograph: Getty

Scott Eastwood greets me with an enthusiastic handshake before chilling back into a cross-legged pose on the couch. I can’t imagine his dad sits this (...)

The west Cork holiday home of former billionaire Sir Anthony O’Reilly has sold for about €1.5 million, 18 months after it came on the market for €2(...)

Pailin, Cambodia, which was run by the Khmer Rouge until just eight years ago and is the setting for Lawrence Osborne’s new novel, Hunters in the Dark. Photograph: Tang Chhin Sothy/AFP/Getty Images

It was probably only a matter of time before professional traveller Lawrence Osborne set a book in Cambodia. Although the events of his novel The F(...)

Need for Speed 2:30
Need for Speed

A throwaway big-screen adaptation of EA’s popular videogame series, Need for Speed sees for(...)

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