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French actor Brigitte Bardot expressed regret that the global debate sparked by allegations against  US producer Harvey Weinstein was “taking the place of important issues that could be discussed”. File photograph: Eric Feferberg/AFP/Getty Images

The film star Brigitte Bardot has called female actors who denounce film producers for sexual harassment “hypocritical nobodies” and “teases” who use (...)

Jeanne Moreau in Lift to the Scaffold/Ascenseur pour L’echafaud (1958)

With her sensual, pouting mouth, her Gauloises-saturated voice, and her combination of sharp intelligence and smouldering sexuality, Jeanne Moreau, wh(...)

Milla Jovovich as Leeloo  “Multi-Pass” in Luc Besson’s ‘The Fifth Element’

It’s about time. This weekend we welcome the inaugural Dublin Sci-Fi Film Festival. There are other events a bit like it. But David Desmond, DSFF dire(...)

Jazz on Film: French New Wave Vol 3
  • Music
  • October 25, 2013, 00:00

It was a match made in a very hip kind of heaven. The brief encounter between musicians of jazz’s post-be-bop era and the directors of the French nouv(...)

Milo O’Shea in 1983. The Irish actor died in New York earlier this week at the age of 86. Photograph: Peter Thursfield

Milo O’Shea, the well-known stage, film and television actor, who died on Tuesday aged 86, had a phenomenal memory. Sharing a dressing r(...)