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 Roger Corman graduate James Cameron was working on the fraught, troubled set of Piranha II: The Spawning when, in a fever, he dreamt of a metall(...)

Machine man: James Cameron and a Terminator. Photograph:  Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

“Ah, you’re from Dublin,” says James Cameron. “I had a honeymoon there many years ago.” I momentarily freeze. What is the correct etiquette here? Sho(...)

Director Jonathan Demme at the “Justin Timberlake + The Tennessee Kids” premiere during the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival. Photograph: Kevin Winter/Getty Images

The US director Jonathan Demme, who won an Oscar for The Silence of the Lambs, has died at the age of 73. The cause of death has been announced as “oe(...)

Margaret Mangan at Cloon Keen Atelier at 21a High Street in Galway city.  Photograph: Joe O'Shaughnessy

A shop selling own-brand scented candles and fragrances that are made in Spiddal doesn’t sound like a business proposal any bank manager would jump a(...)

 Patricia Piccinini’s Skywhale flying over Galway  during  the International Arts Festival which continues this week. Photograph: Andrew Downes

Galway Arts Festival’s visiting Skywhale drew hundreds of people to the city’s South Park on Sunday evening, after a week when the Atlantic weather sy(...)

Karidja Touré in Girlhood: ‘I hope other directors will see our film and will be more open to casting black actors’

French film-maker Céline Sciamma’s much anticipated coming-of-age drama Girlhood follows Marieme, a teenager who, in the face of an oppressive fami(...)

A costume of Star Wars character Savage Opress, by Order 66 Creatures and Effects

It’s known as “cosplay”, and a small studio in Spiddal, Co Galway, has become an international hub for it. Whether it’s Wonder Woman, Batman or Dar(...)

Need for Speed 2:30
Need for Speed

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

‘It’s a part I’ve waited 77 years for.” When Bruce Dern’s turn in Alexander Payne’s Nebraska deservedly took the Best Actor prize at this year’s Canne(...)

Justin and the Knights of Valour

As marketing devices go, we’re happy to roll along with Quentin Tarantino or Eli Roth Presents . . . So what if it’s as crass as branding gets? This i(...)

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