A British woman accused of smuggling drugs into Egypt has been jailed for three years, her family has said.
Tue, 26 Dec, 2017
Exactly what moral principle is upheld by keeping an accused man offscreen is not easy to deduce, writes Terry Prone
Mon, 13 Nov, 2017
A man who ordered his dog to attack gardaí as they executed a warrant to search his house was yesterday jailed for three and a half years.
Fri, 29 Jan, 2016
AS the sun goes down on another steamy summer day in downtown Toronto, guests at the city’s largest hostel while away the evening.
Tue, 23 Jul, 2013
"Get inside the shark cage," they said. "Be grand," they said.
Mon, 25 Mar, 2013
The Oscars were a safe, predictable affair, with the winners who’ve heard their names throughout awards season being called up on stage one last time.
Tue, 28 Feb, 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
WE’RE waiting for the stars to arrive when the first distress message comes through.
Sat, 25 Feb, 2012
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 last night winning seven awards including Best Film, Leading Actor and Best Director.
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 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.
Tue, 31 Jan, 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
THE Irish lost out, but Michael Fassbender still got a mention onstage at the Golden Globes.
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
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
CARS 2 (G), like its predecessor, is Pixar’s variation on the tantalising premise behind its own Toy Story franchise: what if a child’s toys could come alive?
Sat, 23 Jul, 2011
IT WASN’T a hugely significant handball tournament but that didn’t matter to the two NFL stars who had travelled all the way to Seattle to lend their support to Eric Plummer in January, 2004.
Wed, 16 Feb, 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
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
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
A drug-dealing couple have both been given suspended sentences for possession of almost €5,000 worth of heroin after Judge Frank O’Donnell said he was "having regard to their three children".
Thu, 26 Feb, 2009
YOU’RE not supposed to like The Sound of Music.
Mon, 29 Dec, 2008
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
The investigation into the killing of a 10-year-old girl in Crothersville, Indiana appears to be drawing eerie parallels to a 1987 case in England that was the first to use DNA to solve a crime.
Mon, 27 Jun, 2005
Wicked, a lavish musical prequel to The Wizard of Oz, picked up 10 Tony Award nominations in New York today.
Mon, 10 May, 2004
Christopher Plummer has been cast as Cardinal Bernard Law in Our Fathers, a TV film about the Catholic Church’s sexual abuse scandal in the US.
Wed, 14 Apr, 2004
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