Uma Thurman

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A passenger bus drives past an advertising poster for an underwear brand, showing a picture of Cristiano Ronaldo in downtown Rome. Ronaldo faces rape allegations after US police re-opened an investigation into claims by former American model Kathryn Mayorga that the five-time Ballon d’Or winner raped her in a Las Vegas hotel in June 2009. Photo: Alberto Pizzoli/Getty Images

When the #MeToo movement began, it brought down Hollywood’s most powerful man in Harvey Weinstein and enabled other women to come out and tell their t(...)

Film producer Harvey Weinstein leaves court in the Manhattan on June 5th. Photograph: Reuters/Brendan McDermid

Harvey Weinstein wants jurors to decide whether Chubb Ltd and other insurers are acting in “bad faith” by refusing to pay to defend him against almost(...)

Spike Lee will be back at Cannes with his inelegantly titled dark comedy ‘BlacKkKlansman’

Nobody much questions that the Cannes film festival is at some sort of crossroads. The debate hangs around the extent to which the management intended(...)

Bill Cosby case: the jury deliberated not even two days – compared with six days the first time around – before finding the comedian guilty on all counts on Thursday. Photograph: Gilbert Carrasquillo/Getty

The trial of Bill Cosby provides what social scientists might call a natural experiment. In the spring of 2017 a jury could not agree about whether th(...)

John Travolta (right) on the set of 'Saturday Night Fever'. Photograph: Sunset Boulevard/Corbis/Getty Images

10. The Deer Hunter Most now associate Michael Cimino’s film with Christopher Walken pressing a gun to his temple, but it’s the Russian wedding dance(...)

Kenny’s Bookshop in Galway was online long before Jeff Bezos set up Amazon

Viewed through a certain prism, the threat the online retail revolution poses for Irish businesses is terrifying and deadly. With internet giants doin(...)

Director Quentin Tarantino and actress Uma Thurman appear on stage to give the Palme d’Or award during the Closing Ceremony at the 67th Annual Cannes Film Festival in 2014. Photograph: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images

It always seemed likely that the waves of disapproval kicked up by the Weinstein scandal would eventually reach Quentin Tarantino. The director made (...)

Director Quentin Tarantino and actor Uma Thurman on stage at the Cannes Film Festival  France in 2014. Photograph: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images

Quentin Tarantino has described Uma Thurman’s car crash on the set of Kill Bill as “the biggest regret of my life”. The director said he had not cons(...)

US film producer Harvey Weinstein during the 70th Cannes Film Festival in Antibes, France, last May. File photograph: Yann Coatsaliou/AFP/Getty Images

Police in the UK have forwarded a sex crimes allegation against Harvey Weinstein to the Garda for investigation. It is understood the complaint was f(...)

US actor Uma Thurman and movie producer Harvey Weinstein, in a composite image. Photographs: AFP/Getty Images

Actor Uma Thurman has accused movie producer Harvey Weinstein of sexually assaulting her at a London hotel after they worked together on the 1994 hit (...)

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