Mohammad Ali

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Equally eruptive: Davy FitzGerald and Michael O’Brien

“Basically, what I like about it is just the noise,” says Michael O’Brien of his passion for GAA. He gives us an immediate example: “G’wan!” he shouts(...)

New this week: Tessa Thompson and Chris Hemsworth in Men in Black: International

ALADDIN ★★☆☆☆ Directed by Guy Ritchie. Starring Mena Massoud, Will Smith, Naomi Scott, Marwan Kenzari, Navid Negahban, Nasim Pedrad The ongoing campai(...)

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(...)

Float like a Butterfly  features a breakout performance from young Hazel Doupe as Frances, a Traveller who, in the opening scenes, sees her mother die and her father dragged off to prison. Photograph: Tiff

Float like a Butterfly, an Irish film concerning a Traveller girl who idealises Mohammad Ali, has won a major award at the Toronto International Film (...)

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(...)

Tom Cruise and Annabelle Wallis

The late Muhammad Ali used to unkindly (and unjustly) compare George Foreman to Universal’s original version of The Mummy. He argued that it was hard (...)

Civilians shop for vegetables and fruits displayed in front of a damaged building in Aleppo’s Bustan al-Qasr neighborhood, Syria. Photograph: REUTERS/Hosam Katan

Hope has been in scant supply in Syria for a long time, but members of the country’s business community say they stand ready to rebuild the country – (...)

Lucinda Creighton at the Reform Alliance conference at the RDS over the weekend. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A grand day out. But it went a bit sour in the end. Lucinda Creighton said she was very happy, but she didn’t look or sound it. The woman who is not t(...)