Sam Shepard

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Wildlife director: Paul Dano. Photograph: Michael Kovac/Getty

“This is a new frontier for us,” says Paul Dano. “Managing work and life. It has ended up being a really interesting fall for us. Zoe has the Coen bro(...)

Charlie Plummer in 'Lean on Pete'

Charley (Charlie Plummer) is a motherless 15-year-old Portlandian whose sweet disposition is rather at odds with his hardened circumstances. His immat(...)

 Catherine Keener:  “I did not know about Harvey Weinstein at all. And I worked for him.” Photograph: Henny Garfunkel/The New York Times

Not for the first time, Catherine Keener laughs her appealingly dirty laugh and nods and swears. “Fucking A, man,” says the affable 58-year-old. &nbs(...)

Director Mike White attends the premiere party for his latest film Brad’s Status in Toronto. Photograph: Leonard Adam/WireImage

At 47, Mike White, the remarkably talented writer, director, actor and producer of School of Rock, is enjoying the most feted year of his already glea(...)

Capt Dara Fitzpatrick, who died along with her crewmates Capt Mark Duffy, Ciarán Smith and Paul Ormsby while on a search and rescue mission in March. Photograph: Cyril Byrne
Rest in peace ... They died in 2017
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  • December 28, 2017, 06:00

JANUARY 8 – Peter Sarstedt, English singer/songwriter – Where Do You Go To (My Lovely)? – age 75 9 – TK Whitaker, economist and former public servan(...)

Sam Shepard: earthy, taciturn cowboy poet. Photograph: Chad Batka/New York Times

Sam Shepard Born: November 5th, 1943 Died: July 27th, 2017 Sam Shepard, an icon of the US counterculture whose expansive writing for stage and screen(...)

Stephen Rea and Neil Martin, who will stage Seamus Heaney’s Aeneid: Book VI at the Kilkenny Arts Festival.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

When Seamus Heaney was 18 and attending Latin class in St Columb’s College in Derry, he studied Virgil’s Aeneid: Book IX for his A Levels. His teache(...)

Saint Sisters performing from the woodland stage at Body and Soul. Photograph: Allen Kiely

Saint Sister In the Woodlands, Morgan MacIntyre and Gemma Doherty very shyly take the stage. It’s packed, despite the fact the rain has just started.(...)

Sam Shepard and Sissy Spacek in Bloodline

There is a lot about Bloodline that makes the show hard to imagine working on network television. In its first series, the Netflix show, produced b(...)

Van Morrison, Bob Dylan and The Band’s Robbie Robertson (from left to right) onstage in 1976. Photograph: United Artists/Getty Images

Brownsville Girl From Knocked Out Loaded (1986) Written with the playwright Sam Shepard, this 11-minute epic is a wistful, shimmering, cinematic piece(...)

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