As scandal began to swirl around Kevin Spacey, director Ridley Scott moved to replace him on an almost-finished film. It was one of the best decisions he ever made, writes Gemma Dunn.
Tue, 09 Jan, 2018
Irish artists have been nominated in 5 categories at the 2018 Golden Globes.
Mon, 11 Dec, 2017
“Your heart goes out to the victims, of course, and I am glad that they spoke up,”
Fri, 17 Nov, 2017
Here's what to watch on tonight's TV.
Tue, 08 Sep, 2015
What's on telly tonight.
Thu, 09 Jul, 2015
Australia's main national newspaper is facing a worldwide volley of criticism over an obituary calling the nation's most famous author "plain" and "overweight".
Sat, 31 Jan, 2015
Jackie Chan is writing a musical based on his life.
Wed, 12 Jun, 2013
Daniel Day-Lewis made Oscar history today – becoming the first man to be named best actor three times.
Mon, 25 Feb, 2013
Channing Tatum has joined the Oscars presenting line up.
Thu, 07 Feb, 2013
Meryl Streep and Jean Dujardin will present gongs at this year's Oscars.
Wed, 06 Feb, 2013
Michael Hoffman’s remake of the 1966 screwball caper about a cat burglar and showgirl who plan an elaborate heist has impeccable credentials.
Sat, 24 Nov, 2012
Veteran CBS newsman Mike Wallace has died at 93.
Sun, 08 Apr, 2012
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
Christopher Plummer has won the Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his role in 'Beginners'.
Hollywood’s finest have started to arrive on the red carpet in advance of tonight's Oscars awards show.
Sun, 26 Feb, 2012
'The Artist' has won best picture and three other prizes at the Spirit Awards honouring independent film, a possible prelude to a big night at the Academy Awards for the black-and-white silent film.
Silent film 'The Artist' made a big noise at the Bafta film awards last night winning seven awards including Best Film, Leading Actor and Best Director.
Mon, 13 Feb, 2012
Silent film ‘The Artist’ made a big noise at the BAFTA film awards tonight winning seven awards including Best Film, Leading Actor and Best Director.
Sun, 12 Feb, 2012
The US Deep South drama 'The Help' won three prizes at the Screen Actors Guild Awards, including best actress for Viola Davis and supporting actress for Octavia Spencer.
Mon, 30 Jan, 2012
Meryl Streep has been nominated for the Best Actress prize at this year's Academy Awards, but Ireland's Michael Fassbender has failed to get a nomination for his role in 'Shame'.
Tue, 24 Jan, 2012
Meryl Streep’s portrayal of Margaret Thatcher and Michelle Williams’s role as Marilyn Monroe have put them head-to-head at this year’s Baftas.
Tue, 17 Jan, 2012
The black-and-white silent film The Artist came away with the most prizes with three wins at the Golden Globes, but the show spread the love around among a broad range of films and TV shows.
Mon, 16 Jan, 2012
'The Artist' has waltzed away with its first wins of Hollywood’s awards season.
Fri, 13 Jan, 2012
Familiarity breeds nagging comparisons rather than contempt in David Fincher’s English-language remake of Niels Arden Oplev’s acclaimed crime thriller, adapted from the best-seller by Stieg Larsson.
Thu, 22 Dec, 2011
'Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy' and 'Drive' lead the nominations for the London Film Critics' Circle Awards.
Tue, 20 Dec, 2011
Irish actors Brendan Gleeson and Michael Fassbender have both received nominations for the 69th annual Golden Globe awards.
Thu, 15 Dec, 2011
In 1910 Russia, Valentin Bulgakov (James McAvoy), the newly appointed private secretary to the great Leo Tolstoy (Christopher Plummer), arrives at the writer’s estate — the battleground for a very public war.
Fri, 18 Jun, 2010
Matt Damon was not expecting to win Best Supporting Actor at this year's Oscars.
Fri, 12 Mar, 2010
All eyes at tonight's Oscars will be on the showdown between 'Avatar' and 'The Hurt Locker'. Each has nine nominations.
Sun, 07 Mar, 2010
A star-studded cast and two Oscar nods – for Plummer and Mirren – in this, obviously, literate story concerning the last year in the life of the great Russian writer Leo Tolstoy.
Fri, 19 Feb, 2010
James Cameron's sci-fi epic 'Avatar' is among 10 movies nominated in the Best Picture category for the 2010 Academy Awards, it was announced today.
Tue, 02 Feb, 2010
‘Up in the Air’, ‘Precious ...’ and ‘Inglourious Basterds’ and have all received three nominations for the Screen Actors Guild Awards (SAGs).
Thu, 17 Dec, 2009
A decidedly odd film this, in that what seems initially to be a terrific idea isn’t followed through with any depth to the characters or explanation of how they arrived at the point at which we meet them.
Thu, 29 Oct, 2009
Much is already known about this film: the death of Ledger before it was completed and the use of Depp, Farrell and Law as his stand-ins. That it is also helmed by the always inventive Gilliam tells us what to expect.
Fri, 16 Oct, 2009
Those wonderful people at Pixar have done it again, just like we knew they would.
Fri, 09 Oct, 2009
The film Heath Ledger was making when he died last year is set to premiere at the upcoming Cannes Film Festival in France after becoming a last-minute screening.
Thu, 30 Apr, 2009
Irish actress Anne Marie Duff joins a quality line-up for the shooting in Germany and Russia of the Leo Tolstoy bio 'The Last Season'.
Wed, 02 Apr, 2008
Colin Farrell has confirmed he'll be among the stars acting out scenes tragic Heath Ledger never got to shoot in his final film, confessing it'll be an "incredibly painful tribute".
Thu, 21 Feb, 2008
Heath Ledger’s death has boosted sales and interest in the late actor’s films.
Sat, 26 Jan, 2008
Tributes were paid to Hollywood star Heath Ledger today as speculation grew that he died from an accidental overdose of sleeping pills.
Wed, 23 Jan, 2008
One of Hollywood’s glamorous young stars Mischa Barton will arrive in Belfast today for the world premiere of one of the biggest movies to be filmed in the city.
Wed, 12 Dec, 2007
A disappointing sort of somewhere in time; an overly-complicated story of a romance conducted by two people who happen to be living several years apart.
Fri, 23 Jun, 2006
Maybe it’s the small screen, or I’m losing my critical faculties, but Terence Malick’s The New World (EIV, €24.99) shines better than expected.
Fri, 12 May, 2006
When is a seemingly conventional bank robbery more than it appears?
Fri, 24 Mar, 2006
Malick, that most lyrically visual of directors, first started writing this story of Captain John Smith and the 17th century discovery of America in the l970s.
Fri, 27 Jan, 2006
Two editions of The Sound of Music (Fox, €24.99, €34.99) mark the 40th anniversary of this musical extravaganza about the lives of the Von Trapp family, with Julie Andrews charming the aloof Christopher Plummer.
Fri, 25 Nov, 2005
Alexander starring Colin Farrell, is a film so awful that even the director comes clean to admit it … and it is a glorious turkey.
Fri, 07 Jan, 2005
Cage, that most individual of actors, plays Benjamin Franklin Gates, a treasure-seeker, in this slightly above-average thriller in which he seeks a vast hoard of riches hidden by the American founding fathers after the revolutionary war.
Fri, 24 Dec, 2004
Colin Farrell's historical tale of 17th century American explorer John Smith, The New World, written and directed by the legendary Terrence Malick, has been scheduled for a release in the autumn of 2005.
Wed, 04 Aug, 2004
Hunky actor Colin Farrell has agreed to play the a 14-year-old girl's lover in a controversial new movie.
Sat, 03 Jul, 2004
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