Friday, October 22, 2021

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...

JUST BREATHE Masking our primary health ally

Breathing. It’s a crime. At least it feels that way. They’re making kids from the age of six up wear masks to school here in France.

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...

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 Competition...

THE HANDMAID’S TALE Expect lots of fashion references to Margaret Atwood’s chilling story

  The fashion world has fallen for the austere beauty of The Handmaid’s Tale, the Emmy award winning TV series based on writer Margaret Atwood’s...

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....

CARAVAGGIO AND VERMEER The National Gallery’s exceptional return

The Historic Wings of the National Gallery will re-open in June after more than six years undergoing a complete refurbishment and renovation. It's being...

SUNDAY FUNDAY Remember when Sundays were sacred?

Do you remember when Sunday was sacred? When the notion of shopping on the Seventh Day wasn’t even a consideration? How we have changed. I...

BOWIE DUFFY Exhibition by the late photographer who captured this iconic image

Dublin's Ebow gallery has reopened after a five year hiatus to play host to the Irish instalment of the ‘Bowie by Duffy’ exhibition. The show...

STYLE ICON OF THE WEEK: Faye Dunaway

The ultimate Hollywood diva with a reputation for being ‘difficult’, Faye Dunaway will also go down in the anals of history as one of...