Person: Esther McCarthy
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Given that her grandad helped design Mickey Mouse, Leslie Iwerks was the perfect candidate to make a film about the creatives at Disney, writes
Tue, 24 Mar, 2020
Tue, 10 Mar, 2020
Former amateur boxing champ Jordanne Jones knows how to pack an emotional punch on screen. And with a string of new releases, she’s set for cinematic gold, writes
Tue, 03 Mar, 2020
selects six of the best from the feast of Gallic cinema on offer on Leeside
Mon, 02 Mar, 2020
Cork actor Eanna Hardwicke may have grown up with a Young Offenders star, but he is set to make a name for himself with a string of big roles, writes
Tue, 25 Feb, 2020
Cutting-edge animation was paired with the look of an old-fashioned family film for Call Of The Wild, writes Esther McCarthy
Mon, 17 Feb, 2020
Liz Bonnin never dreamed of being a TV presenter. Now she is one of the leading advocates for science on our screens, writes– and she’s about to bring it to a live stage at the 3Arena
Tue, 11 Feb, 2020
While Saoirse Ronan is our best hope at the Academy Awards on Sunday,looks back at magic Irish moments of previous events
Thu, 06 Feb, 2020
Terry Gilliam tellsabout the mystery woman who helped him to finally get his Don Quixote film made after 30 years
Tue, 28 Jan, 2020
The Lighthouse is being hailed as one of the best — and strangest — films of the year. Its director tellsabout casting Robert Pattinson, and why he used 100-year-old lenses
Thu, 23 Jan, 2020
Bryan Stevenson is the American civil rights lawyer who provided the inspiration for the newly-released film Just Mercy.spoke to him in Ireland
Fri, 17 Jan, 2020
From the big blockbusters and a new Bond movie to some strong Irish offerings,looks at the cinema highlights for the year ahead.
Sun, 05 Jan, 2020
The inside track is that there’s already a favourite for this year’s Dancing with the Stars – watch out for internet sensation and Britain’s Got Talent contestant Fr Ray Kelly, says Esther McCarthy
Fri, 03 Jan, 2020
As the film awards season heats up with the Golden Globes on Sunday,assesses this year’s runners and riders.
Wed, 01 Jan, 2020
It’s January and Blue Monday - the most depressing day of the year – is almost upon us.
Wed, 01 Jan, 2020
Child actor Roman Griffin Davis is already up for awards for his role in Nazi-era satire JoJo Rabbit, writes
Mon, 30 Dec, 2019
It’s been an iffy year for movies, but the year has been bookended by some true diamonds in the rough:
Sun, 22 Dec, 2019
There has long been a tradition of supporting charities in the comedy scene.talks to top Irish comedians about the causes close to their hearts
Fri, 20 Dec, 2019
From starring in a Cork-set film, to securing a role in Ridley Scott’s major new HBO series, it has been quite a year for Niamh Algar, writes
Thu, 05 Dec, 2019
Edward Norton has put his years on sets as an actor to good use as he writes, directs and stars in Motherless Brooklyn, writes
Wed, 04 Dec, 2019
She made her name as a TV and radio presenter, but Laura Whitmore is about to make her big screen debut, as actress and screenwriter, writes.
Fri, 15 Nov, 2019
Claymation meets science fiction in this enchanting film, writes.
Mon, 14 Oct, 2019
His morning radio slot ended earlier this year – but Bernard O’Shea has never been busier, starting with his debut book, writes.
Fri, 11 Oct, 2019
Mark O’Connor had a major hand in the rise of Irish star Barry Keoghan,and hopes to work similar magic with the cast of unknowns in his new crime series Darklands, writes.
Sun, 06 Oct, 2019
A lighthearted tale of a surprise pregnancy opens the IndieCork festival.spoke to its breakout star
Fri, 04 Oct, 2019
Her passion for maths has brought her all the way to a role as a director of the NASA Space Apps Challenge, and now she’s using her profile as Miss Universe Ireland to show our girls the possibilities such a career can bring.
Thu, 03 Oct, 2019
As Deirdre O’Kane wraps up an 18-month stand up tour of Ireland tonight, she reflects on her decision to return to the stage, and looks ahead to her new comedy show on Sky. She spoke with.
Wed, 02 Oct, 2019
Cork director John Crowley impressed with Brooklyn and Intermission. Now he helms the film adaptation of bestselling book The Goldfinch, writes
Wed, 25 Sep, 2019
The latest novel by Irish-American author Mary Beth Keane, exploring what happens behind the closed doors of two NYPD families, has catapulted her into the cultural conversation, writes
Fri, 13 Sep, 2019
Following a lengthy break from stand-up, Deirdre O’Kane has been tickling the nation’s funny bone again, and falling back in love with making us laugh.
Tue, 10 Sep, 2019
As Marco Pierre White returns to our screens in The Restaurant, he chats toabout fame, loss, mistakes – and his love of Irish food
Sat, 07 Sep, 2019
Maeve Higgins may be involved in pro-immigrant campaigns in the US, but she also produces plenty laughs in her spooky bigscreen debut, writes
Thu, 05 Sep, 2019
It’s confirmed, being a dog owner is good for you.spoke to four celebrities about pride in their pooches.
Sat, 17 Aug, 2019
The Dublin actress has relocated to London with her family, including daughter Evie, who has Stargardt Disease. After eight years in Hollywood, it was time, she tells
Fri, 16 Aug, 2019
Irish-made comedy drama Animals will draw obvious comparisons to shows such as Fleabag, writesWhen Tyler finds flatmate and fellow party animal Laura tied to her bedposts following another hedonistic night out, she has one simple question. “Girls are tied to beds for two reasons — sex and exorcisms. Which was it with you?”
Tue, 06 Aug, 2019
A British-Indian director’s own love of Springsteen fed into a film that the singer gave his blessing to after a chance encounter, writes
Sun, 04 Aug, 2019
meets the people whose job it is to give tourists that special Irish welcome.
Fri, 19 Jul, 2019
The annual showcase event for Irish cinema again offered some real gems, writes
Mon, 15 Jul, 2019
As Something Happens return to the stage this summer, Tom Dunne talks toand reflects on a difficult year, as he recovered from life-saving heart surgery.
Thu, 04 Jul, 2019
Unseen colour footage and the testimonies of surviving WW2 veterans result in an immersive film about war, trauma and the human experience, writes
Wed, 03 Jul, 2019
At 18, Irish actress Jordanne Jones already has a lot of experience, but
Thu, 27 Jun, 2019
Toy Story 4 opens tomorrow, soasked top Irish animators to pick their favourite Pixar moments
Thu, 20 Jun, 2019
Before Blue, Duncan James was focused on a career in musical theatre. He’s finally returning to his roots with a role in The Rocky Horror Show, he tells.
Wed, 19 Jun, 2019