Frankie Ross is director of operations for next week’s Fastnet Film Festival in Schull, Co Cork.
Wed, 15 May, 2019
Sixty years after its release, Some Like It Hot remains a timeless, triumphant comedy. This all the more remarkable given the number of problems experienced on-set, particularly a drug-addicted Marilyn Monroe, writes Chris Wasser
Mon, 15 Apr, 2019
Cork actress Molly Lynch tells Ellie O’Byrne ‘Sunset Boulevard’ is about pitfalls of stardom
Tue, 14 Nov, 2017
Nessie hunters were left disappointed when monster remains uncovered at the bottom of Loch Ness turned out to be a 1970s film prop.
Thu, 14 Apr, 2016
MUSIC NEWS: Hot Press reports heavily pregnant Irish singer Samantha Mumba, 32, had a lucky escape from a three-car pile up in LA, with mother and baby fine, even though her car is a write-off.
Fri, 13 Feb, 2015
The achievement of an unqualified architect, Charles Eames (1907-1978) and his remarkable wife Ray (1912-1988) — the Eames’ collection holds a unique place in the history of art and design.
Sun, 06 Jul, 2014
Meryl Streep picked up the third Oscar of her career today on a night when Hollywood made a big noise about a silent film.
Mon, 27 Feb, 2012
As Casablanca turns 70 years old and with just days to go to the Oscars, film critic Philip French picks the finest pay-off lines of all time
Thu, 23 Feb, 2012
BAMBI, Forrest Gump and Hannibal Lecter have at least one thing in common: Their cinematic adventures were chosen by the Library of Congress to be preserved in the world’s largest archive of film, TV and sound recordings.
Fri, 30 Dec, 2011
Steven Spielberg gives us a crowd pleaser in The Adventures of Tintin and a tear-jerker with War Horse. Is it too much for one man? David Ansen reports
Sat, 17 Dec, 2011
IN A GALLERY shop the other day, surrounded by Banksy prints and street artists that were so cutting edge that nobody but the gallery owner had heard of them, there were several prints of Marilyn Monroe by the pop art god Peter Blake.
Sat, 30 Jul, 2011
A 26-foot-tall sculpture of Marilyn Monroe in her famous pose from the film 'The Seven Year Itch' has been unveiled on Chicago’s Magnificent Mile.
Sat, 16 Jul, 2011
The Marilyn Monroe dress that flirted revealingly with a gust of New York subway air in The Seven Year Itch fetched $4.6m at a Los Angeles auction of film memorabilia.
Tue, 21 Jun, 2011
I LANDED my job in the Irish Examiner by pitching a half-baked idea — cold — to the sports editor.
Fri, 29 Apr, 2011
ACTOR Tony Curtis’s life could have come straight from one of his Hollywood scripts: rising from the streets of the Bronx to become a matinee idol who boasted of sleeping with 1,000 women.
Fri, 01 Oct, 2010
PETER GRAVES, star of the television series Mission: Impossible and the Airplane! films, has died.
Tue, 16 Mar, 2010
Stephen Soderbergh has compared Matt Damon to screen legend Jack Lemmon.
Mon, 02 Nov, 2009
Filmmakers have named big-screen classic 'The Godfather' their favourite movie of all time.
Tue, 23 Sep, 2008
Young Hollywood stars’ dope and booze-fuelled antics have spiralled out of control, Shirley MacLaine claimed today.
Thu, 13 Dec, 2007
Film legend Peter O'Toole struggles to trust anyone, despite being 75-years-old.
Thu, 01 Mar, 2007
Casablanca and a pair of Godfathers are among the 101 greatest screenplays ever, according to members of the Writers Guild of America.
Fri, 07 Apr, 2006
Prison drama The Shawshank Redemption has come top of a poll of great films to miss out at the Oscars.
Wed, 22 Sep, 2004
Michelle Pfeiffer is set to star in the remake of Billy Wilder’s 1957 version of Agatha Christie’s Witness For The Prosecution.
Wed, 31 Mar, 2004
The Agatha Christie estate has agreed to allow MGM to remake the author’s classic mystery Witness For the Prosecution.
Tue, 19 Aug, 2003
Horst Buchholz, a German actor whose film credits included The Magnificent Seven and Life is Beautiful, died today in Berlin. He was 69.
Tue, 04 Mar, 2003
Hollywood legend Billy Wilder has died at the age of 95.
Fri, 29 Mar, 2002
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