What Time Is Death? Paul Duane’s documentary charts Bill Drummond and Jimmy Cauty’s project to build a pyramid of  bricks containing human ashes

A little bit of urban English magick arrived at the Irish Film Institute on Tuesday night when Paul Duane, a singular director of films about singular(...)

Who doesn’t like a good war film?

The New York critics have decided. The Los Angeles critics have decided. And now the Dublin Film Critics Circle has awards its prizes for the year. Ch(...)

Cynthia Nixon as Emily Dickinson and Jennifer Ehle as her sister Vinnie in Terence Davies’ A Quiet Passion

What was the deal with Emily Dickinson? America’s earliest known proto-emo pictured death as a gentleman caller (“Because I could not stop for Death —(...)

Cynthia Nixon: Sex and the City “was this idea that women are going about their lives and careers, having a great time of it and not sitting at home waiting for the phone to ring”. Photograph: Larry Busacca/Getty Images

Cynthia Nixon has been slaving before the camera for longer than you might have guessed. Now 50, she first spoke a line for money when she was 12 year(...)

Liverpool fans are pulled to safety on to the upper tier to escape the crush on the terrace below. Photograph: Bob Thomas/Getty Images

Certain numbers have, through time and repetition, been carved into the Hillsborough tragedy. April 15th, 1989. 54,000. Six minutes. 96. 3.15pm. 27 y(...)

John C Reilly, Ben Whishaw and Colin Farrell in The Lobster.

Yorgos Lanthimos’s The Lobster, an Irish co-production, is to play in the main competition at the Cannes Film Festival next month. Produced by Element(...)

Tom Hiddleston is following in a great tradition. For decades, Hollywood has enjoyed casting posh Englishmen as master villains. Maybe it has somet(...)

Class act overkill

A few years back I talked to the irrepressible Terence Davies about his film The Deep Blue Sea. I admired his decision to include Samuel Barber’s Conc(...)