Saturday, September 21, 2019

CANNES DO Irish film Vivarium wins critics’ award

Irish film Vivarium has won the Gan Foundation Award for Distribution as part of the Critics' Week...

CANNES The world’s most controversial and seductive film festival

It may have a terrible track record for promoting female directors, for enforcing anarchic rules about high heels on the red carpet...

LE BALLON ROUGE Why the kids are the VIPs of this year’s Cannes Film...

‘Welcome kids! You are the new VIPs’ - the latest star to the Cannes Film Festival offers a welcome new script...writes single...

MARY POPPINS RETURNS But really, should she?

What would the real Walt Disney say, I wonder, about the sequel to his beloved 1964 live action/ animation movie Mary Poppins which was...

LOUIS CK New girlfriend Blanche Gardin asks some uncomfortable questions about #metoo

The thing about Louis CK is, he never pretended he wasn’t a pervert. As he put it, ‘I want to be the Willy Wonka...

BEYONCÉ STRIPPED On betrayal, heartbreak and feeling neglected

In an age where all you need is a big bum, a brass neck and a contouring kit to secure world fame, there’s comfort...

FASHION LEGACY What we learned from Elizabeth Taylor…

Remembered as an unapologetic maximalist, a hopeless romantic and passionate philanthropist, Elizabeth Taylor's love of diamonds and daring outfits continue to inspire and enthrall....

GROWING UP KURT Three generations of Cobain’s family launch Newbridge exhibition

Kurt Cobain was Oirish. Fair enough, there’s barely a beast or human, villain or hero, in this world and beyond we haven’t laid claim...

RACE TO THE BOTTOM The influence of Kim Kardashian

  Kim Kardashian: The ultimate influencer of a tacky and tawdry culture of sex tapes, plastic surgery, nude selfies and shameless self promotion where everything...

KEEP ON RUNNING Why this year’s VHI Women’s Mini Marathon is particularly poignant…

What a difference 35 years had made to this peculiar little island of ours. 1983 marked the first year of the Women’s Mini-Marathon with...