Alan Cumming

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Alan Cumming: ‘When I identified with LGBT in the late 1990s, I became a poster boy for queerness’

It is nearly 20 years since I last met Alan Cumming. This is worth mentioning because anecdotes in Baggage, his new memoir, press home how much has ha(...)

Although not keen to revisit her biggest mistake, Monica Lewinsky thought it best to be a part of the new American Crime Story TV series based on h(...)

Michael Stipe: ‘My life’s work with music is intangible’. Photograph: Adam Berry/Getty

The last time I saw Michael Stipe he had a beanie hat on and was wandering between the tents at the Extinction Rebellion camp in Trafalgar Square(...)

Alan Cumming at home in the Catskills, New York. Photograph: Alan Cumming

“I’m loving the idea of being here for a sustained period of time,” says Alan Cumming, speaking over Zoom from his “country pile” buried deep in New Y(...)

Jessica Chastain manages to instill slightly more feeling into her lines than Sophie Turner in 'X-Men: Dark Phoenix'

Your mind wanders when watching an X-Men Babies film. The wider franchise dates back to 2000. Correspondents to The Irish Times’ letters page would ar(...)

Nicola Coughlan: ‘I thought I was free-spirited in San Francisco with flowers in my hair and no shoes on, but my boss told me to cop on because there were syringes on the ground’

Current favourite book I enjoy biographies. I’ve read Judi Dench’s and Helen Mirren’s, and most recently I read Abbi Jacobson’s book, I Might Regret (...)

Orson Welles: The Other Side of the Wind remained his most discussed unfinished film. Photograph: Apic/Getty

Towards the close of They’ll Love Me When I’m Dead, one vessel in the Orson Welles flotilla that has just docked at Netflix Cove, the great man ponder(...)

Wonder ★★★★ Directed by Stephen Chbosky. Starring Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson, Jacob Tremblay, Mandy Patinkin, Daveed Diggs, Izabela Vidovic, Sonia Bra(...)

Emma Stone as “Billie Jean King” and Steve Carell as “Bobby Riggs” in Battle of the Sexes. Photograph: Melinda Sue Gordon

There are dark themes of misogyny, gender inequality, homophobia, and discrimination underpinning the new film from the directors of Little Miss Sunsh(...)

Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again.  Photograph: Sally Jubb

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the world’s biggest arts festival, is winding to a close, and an entire city has been complicit in the endeavour. This(...)

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