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Ruth Negga: ‘I feel very lucky that this was my dream – to work as an actor.’ Photograph: Andres Poveda

‘I feel very lucky that this was my dream – to work as an actor’: Ruth Negga chats to Irish Times film correspondent Donald Clarke about her f(...)

Ruth Negga and Tessa Thompson in Passing

If you sat down unsure whether you were being taken to another time, the gauzy monochrome and 4:3 aspect ratio would go some way to alleviating any do(...)

West Side Story, directed by Steven Spielberg. Photograph: Fox and Amblin Entertainment

Let’s try this again, shall we? It is some measure of the speed with which Covid descended that, in mid-February of last year, when we attempted to pr(...)

Ruth Negga: ‘I really resist fitting into other people’s narratives’

The Irish actor on her new film, Passing, being Hamlet, and Limerick’s Catalyst film festival Ruth Negga picked an awkward time to settle into h(...)

Moives due to come our way in 2021...

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused a traffic jam of anticipated films for this year as dozens of films shifted from 2020 to a 2021 release Le(...)

Zoë Kravitz: ‘I was trying to re-create a world that I know, and that’s what it looks like. It doesn’t look like a bunch of white girls.’ Photograph: Ana Cuba/New York Times

One recent afternoon, Zoë Kravitz is sitting in a sushi restaurant on the second floor of a Los Angeles mall, but her thoughts are 5,000km and 10(...)

New this week: Tessa Thompson and Chris Hemsworth in Men in Black: International

ALADDIN ★★☆☆☆ Directed by Guy Ritchie. Starring Mena Massoud, Will Smith, Naomi Scott, Marwan Kenzari, Navid Negahban, Nasim Pedrad The ongoing campai(...)

Agent H (Chris Hemsworth) and Agent M (Tessa Thompson) in Columbia Pictures’ Men in Black: International. Hemsworth is never bad, but he seems stranded here in a himbo role

Since the second Men in Black film was released – shortly before the Crimean War, as I recall – critics have been making cracks about the team’s memor(...)

Liam Neeson. Photograph: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty

This is not an obituary. Though it may read like one. A year ago, in quieter, gentler times, when Liam Neeson was just a famous actor, I interviewed h(...)

Corey Calliet and Sylvester Stallone, who spills with the sort of ancient wisdom you get only from grizzled trainers in boxing movies

If you were delivering a lecture on how to extract the most value from a worn formula then you could do worse than direct your audience to the latest (...)

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