‘Vita & Virginia’, starring Gemma Arterton and Elizabeth Debicki as Vita Sackville-West and Virginia Woolf.

Here we have a film torn between brave experiment and on-after-Lovejoy heritage telly. The source material gestures in the safer direction. Chanya But(...)

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(...)

Free Derry Corner: Since 2007, the wall has been painted pink once a year to mark Foyle Pride. Photograph: courtesy of Guildhall Press

Number 33 Lecky Road was simply one of many derelict houses in Derry’s Bogside – until teenager Liam Hillen picked up a paintbrush. In the early hour(...)

Frances McDormand accepts Best Actress for ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’. Photograph: by Kevin Winter/Getty Images

The 90th Academy Awards will be remembered for a speech that closed off a tumultuous season in powerful, resonant fashion. Frances McDormand, winner o(...)

Ellen Page stars in David Freyne’s horror The Cured, which will get a domestic premiere at the Audi Dublin International Film Festival. Photograph: Bac Films, Tilted Pictures

For the urban cinephile, the arrival of the Audi Dublin International Film Festival, which began on Wednesday, signifies the imminence of spring. Shel(...)

Todd Haynes’ ‘Wonderstruck’

Cosmology tells us that the universe has no centre. Regular patrons of the Audi Dublin International Film Festival would do well to remind themselves (...)

Liam Neeson has a tendency to say things that land him in hot water.  Photograph: Laura Hutton/PA Wire

In the course of my Imminently Redundant Liam Neeson Interview, I touch upon his habit of saying stuff that lands him in the hot water. He comes acros(...)

Annette Bening as Gloria Grahame and Jamie Bell as Peter Turner

The late Gloria Grahame, the bad girl of film noir, blazed up the screen as the local temptress in It’s a Wonderful Life, the girl who couldn’t say no(...)

Israeli culture minister Miri Regev wearing a dress featuring the old city of Jerusalem  during the opening ceremony of the  Cannes Film Festival. Photograph:  Getty Images

Alejandro G Iñárritu, winner of two best director Oscars, has broken new ground at the Cannes Film Festival with a virtual reality installation entitl(...)

The Palais des Festivals ahead of the 70TH Cannes Film Festival. Photograph: Stephane Mahe/Reuters

The 70th Cannes Film Festival begins on Wednesday amid unprecedented levels of security. The town is about 3km from Nice where, 10 months ago, 85 peo(...)

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