Jessie Buckley with the Most Promising Newcomer award, during the 21st British Independent Film Awards in London. Photograph:  Matt Crossick, PA Wire

In a very successful night for Irish film talent at the British Independent Film Awards, the Element Pictures-produced The Favourite won 10 awards, an(...)

Lenny Abrahamson: the Irish film-maker  will direct the adaption for BBC Three. Photograph: Angela Weiss/AFP/Getty

Lenny Abrahamson, the Oscar-nominated Irish director of Room, is to direct an adaptation of Sally Rooney’s novel Normal People for the BBC. The book,(...)

Saoirse Ronan is transcendent as a fraught teenager who is closer to her mother than their fuming rows would suggest, in Lady Bird

Don’t get in a state. You should know that we do this now. Be grateful that we were polite enough to wait until the end of June before naming our favo(...)

You haven’t escaped yet. Before awards season closes down for a month or two – it’s now almost as long as the football season – we beg your indulgence(...)

The favourite to win best foreign language picture at this weekend’s Oscars has already earned the right to brandish the dreaded i-word (the one that (...)

Actress Daniela Vega of ‘Fantastic Woman’ is photographed at the 2017 Toronto Film Festival on September 13, 2017 in Toronto, Ontario. Photograph: Jennifer Roberts/Getty Images

On Sunday, Daniela Vega will make history when she becomes the first transgender person to present an award at the Oscars. There is a lot going on thi(...)

Gloria

Contemporary cinema is depressingly uninterested in the romantic lives of older single women. If such people aren’t running aggressive branches of (...)