Sam Neill

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Glen Matlock: “I think Sam Neill would make a great James Bond”

Favourite current book? I’m halfway through A Walk on the Wild Side by Nelson Algren. It’s about Fitz Linkhorn, a ne’er-do-well from the American Mid(...)

Remember Blackberrygate. No? Last month, Sony Pictures felt obliged to apologise – to everybody – for a scene in Peter Rabbit in which the eponymous c(...)

Liam Neeson in 'The Commuter'. Photograph: Lionsgate

A mathematical problem. If x is Liam Neeson and y is the ridiculous thing that Liam Neeson has to do so that his wife/family are no longer in peril an(...)

British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland with his captain Sam Warburton. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Warren Gatland has admitted that Conor Murray’s ongoing shoulder/nerve injury is a concern for the Lions coaches and that the Munster scrumhalf, havin(...)

Cinthia Molina with H.E. Carlos García de Alba, Ambassador of Mexico to Ireland and Nanette Mendoza. Photograph: Robbie Reynolds

COOKERY LESSONS AT KELLYS Laura Kelly, the eldest of hotelier Bill Kelly’s six daughters and the manager of Kelly’s Resort Hotel in Rosslare, w(...)

Wicklow film maker Simon Fitzmaurice at  the international festival premiere of his first feature film My Name is Emily at the Toronto Film Festival.

Wicklow film maker Simon Fitzmaurice has attended the international festival premiere of his first feature film My Name is Emily at the Toronto Fil(...)

The Galway Film Fleadh is seldom short of world premieres: Once, Glassland and The Butcher Boy all took their bows at the Connaughtian bazaar. But (...)

Actor Gerard Depardieu (c), Fifa president Sepp Blatter (r), and director Frederic Auburtin pose on the red carpet for the screening of the film United Passions at the 67th Cannes Film Festival in 2014. United Passions is set to become a financial flop following its release in the US. File photograph: Yves Herman/Reuters

Days after the US government filed corruption charges against nine Fifa officials, a version of history backed by the soccer organisation hit US ci(...)

Sam Neill in  Jurassic Park:  did his bit last week to boost the profile of a small Irish wine business

Sam Neill, the Tyrone-born, New Zealand-raised actor of Jurassic Park fame, did his bit last week to boost the profile of a small Irish wine business.(...)

Playing a blinder: Cillian Murphy runs a gangland empire in Birmingham in Peaky Blinders

There’s no getting away from it: Peaky Blinders (BBC Two, Thursday) is the daftest, most unlikely name for a vicious mob drama, never mind one that’s (...)

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