I’M becoming a bit of a Boris Johnson. You know the way he drops in obscure ancient Greek and Latin references as a sign that he has more money than you? Well, I’m at it now. (The references, not the money, in case you work for the Revenue.)
Tue, 07 Jan, 2020
Joe Schmidt’s no-holds-barred Monday video reviews have acquired legendary status in Irish rugby circles but Bundee Aki was long accustomed to such unvarnished truths long before he qualified to play rugby for his adopted country.
Thu, 22 Feb, 2018
Mon, 17 Oct, 2016
With more than 30 superhero movies in production, Declan Burke looks at the rise of the genre. Where once the cowboy saved us in the Western, now we turn to Batman or The Avengers to take on the bad guys. They are figures of hope - and a welcome distraction.
Sat, 11 Jul, 2015
This week, otherworldly fantasy ‘Earth to Echo’, Dwayne Johnson flexes his muscles in ‘Hercules’, James DeMonaco’s brutal and bloody sequel ‘The Purge: Anarchy’ and animated adventure ‘The House of Magic’.
Fri, 25 Jul, 2014
Under intense pressure from bailout creditors, Greek party leaders were seeking a long-delayed agreement on harsh cutbacks demanded to avoid looming bankruptcy, as a general strike disrupted public services nationwide today.
Tue, 07 Feb, 2012
The big guy from Austria likes the sound of California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. Pumping political iron will have to wait, though, while the actor revisits roles as the world’s favourite cyborg from the future and a family man-superspy.
Sun, 10 Feb, 2002