fashion and beauty
Trend of the week: Polka dots
This season we’re seeing spots, says
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
has distilled this season into six key trends. Make your wardrobe more fashion forward by playing around with a few......
Thu, 05 Mar, 2015
SCIENCE is where it’s all at for former Rose of Tralee Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin.
Sun, 28 Sep, 2014
Lauren Bacall, the award-winning actress and Humphrey Bogart’s partner off and on screen, has died at 89.
Thu, 14 Aug, 2014
Updating your wardrobe for summer? These are the five key pieces you need to buy now, says.
Mon, 12 May, 2014
ARDMORE Studios, which opened its doors as Ireland’s first film studio in May 1958, remains the physical heart of the Irish film industry. Having played host to more than 100 films, the original studios, situated on a 10-acre site, represented an investment of over £500m at the time.
Mon, 21 Oct, 2013
He may have been one of cinema’s greatest directors, but Orson Welles’ opinions show how little he thought of some of the biggest stars from the other side of the camera.
Mon, 01 Jul, 2013
The Twilight team finally has the respect it deserves.
Mon, 25 Feb, 2013
US fashion giant Abercrombie & Fitch is to open its flagship store in Dublin on Nov 1.
Fri, 05 Oct, 2012
Set fire to those fascinators — Ladies Day fashion needs a complete overhaul, says Annmarie O’Connor. Here’s her guide to style at the races.
Sun, 23 Sep, 2012
Hollywood’s finest have started to arrive on the red carpet in advance of tonight's Oscars awards show.
Sun, 26 Feb, 2012
MICHAEL CACOYANNIS, the Cyprus-born filmmaker and screenwriter who directed the 1964 film classic Zorba the Greek, starring Anthony Quinn, has died in an Athens hospital.
Tue, 26 Jul, 2011
Julianne Moore is to be honoured by Harvard University.
Wed, 19 Jan, 2011
Oscar-winning actress Cate Blanchett has hinted that her acting career may take a back seat to her new role as the artistic director of a leading Australian theatre company.
Fri, 10 Nov, 2006
HOLLYWOOD legend Audrey Hepburn has topped a list of the 100 most beautiful women of all time.
Thu, 06 Apr, 2006
Twenty-two telegrams Howard Hughes sent to Katharine Hepburn during their brief romance in the late 1930s are to be put up for auction.
Wed, 22 Jun, 2005
HOLLYWOOD veteran Clint Eastwood contemplated how deserving he was to come away with his second best director Oscar for boxing tale Million Dollar Baby, which also won best picture.
Tue, 01 Mar, 2005
Oscar glory went to Clint Eastwood and his boxing movie Million Dollar Baby at the Academy Awards ceremony last night.
Mon, 28 Feb, 2005
Low-budget British film Vera Drake held its own against the Hollywood blockbusters in a triumphant night at the Baftas.
Sun, 13 Feb, 2005
Jamie Foxx’s uncanny re-creation of Ray Charles in Ray earned him the Screen Actors Guild Award for best actor, while Hilary Swank won the best-actress prize for Million Dollar Baby, playing a spirited boxer whose life takes a tragic turn.
Sun, 06 Feb, 2005
VANITY Fair might not be top of the shopping list for your average male, but the latest issue just might make the cut with the more discerning shopper.
Wed, 02 Feb, 2005
Cate Blanchett, Meryl Streep, Jamie Foxx and Morgan Freeman were among Golden Globe nominees today as Hollywood entered the thick of its award season.
Mon, 13 Dec, 2004
Britney Spears’ fans don’t think the pop star’s chewed gum is Toxic – they’re buying wads of it on eBay.
Fri, 03 Sep, 2004
A BRONZE bust of Spencer Tracy sculpted by Katharine Hepburn sold for €260,00 on the second day of an auction of the late actress’ estate.
Sat, 12 Jun, 2004
A diamond and sapphire brooch given to Katharine Hepburn by her then boyfriend, Howard Hughes, sold for more than €100,000 at an auction of hundreds of items from the estate of the late actress.
Fri, 11 Jun, 2004
A new film about the life of movie star Cary Grant had its premiere in Cannes today.
Wed, 19 May, 2004
Actress Kate Beckinsale said today she was daunted by the task of playing film legend Ava Gardner in her forthcoming movie The Aviator.
Tue, 27 Apr, 2004
Hollywood couple Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy were the best on-screen lovers, according to a study by the British Royal Society of Chemistry.
Tue, 27 Apr, 2004
Richard Marner, the actor who played German officer Colonel Von Strohm in the hit TV series 'Allo 'Allo, has died at the age of 82, his agent said.
Fri, 19 Mar, 2004
Ann Miller, the raven-haired, long-legged actress and dancer whose machine-gun taps won her stardom during the golden age of movie musicals, has died. She was 81.
Fri, 23 Jan, 2004
Thousands of cheering fans lined a Sydney street to greet Nicole Kidman at the Australian premiere of her latest movie, Cold Mountain, which could land her another Oscar.
Wed, 17 Dec, 2003
Death Wish star Charles Bronson, the Pennsylvania coal miner who drifted into films as a villain and became a hard-faced action star, has died, it was reported today.
Mon, 01 Sep, 2003
There were some surprises in film star Katharine Hepburn’s will, including £120,000 (€170,000) for her housekeeper.
Tue, 29 Jul, 2003
Hollywood actress Cate Blanchett paid a visit to her local cinema tonight for the British premiere of her new film, Veronica Guerin.
Tue, 22 Jul, 2003
Spencer Tracy once hit Katharine Hepburn in the face during a drunken row, a new book claims.
Fri, 11 Jul, 2003
KATHARINE HEPBURN, who died on Sunday at the age of 96, was the Hollywood icon once labelled “box-office poison” but became one of the 20th century’s greatest actresses.
Tue, 01 Jul, 2003
Martin Scorsese is still hiring for his Howard Hughes biopic , "The Aviator", which is set to start shooting this July.
Fri, 06 Jun, 2003
No Doubt star Gwen Stefani has landed a starring role in Hollywood legend Martin Scorsese’s latest film, it was announced today.
Wed, 04 Jun, 2003
Godfather star Al Pacino has been named the greatest film star of them all - just ahead of his co-lead in the movie, Robert De Niro.
Tue, 06 May, 2003
IRISH actor Daniel Day-Lewis and U2 are among the nominees for this year’s Oscars.
Wed, 12 Feb, 2003
Hit musical Chicago led the Oscar race today with 13 nominations – including one for British star Catherine Zeta Jones.
Tue, 11 Feb, 2003
THREE great actors, one gold statue — the countdown to the Oscars is officially underway.
Mon, 10 Feb, 2003
For anyone already flagging from World Cup fever, look no further than gorgeous Andie MacDowell for a little light relief.
Tue, 04 Jun, 2002