with Alan Corr - a $9m dollar deal for global distribution rights to film adaptation of Colm Tóibín novel "Brooklyn", first acts announced for Forbidden Fruit festival 2015, Michael Fassbender begins shooting on director Danny Boyle's Steve Jobs biopic
with Alan Corr - death announced of Greek singer Demis Roussos, anti-Muslim threats increase since release of film "American Sniper", James Blunt comes last in list of tickets sales at Dublin's 3 Arena last year
with Rachel Breslin - the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo will go to print next week, Meryl Streep defends Russell Crowe's comments about women, ageism and Hollywood, movie "Fifty Shades Of Grey" gets R-rating in the USA
with Alan Corr - line-up announced for Dublin's Tradfest 2015, the creator of The Sopranos on the bill for this year's film-making Digital Biscuit event, new Irish soap "Red Rock" begins tonight on TV3
with Alan Corr - large audience for first episode of RTÉ drama "Charlie", backlash against a Channel 4 proposal for a sitcom set in the backrop to the Irish famine, Russell Crowe offers his opinions on allegations of ageism against Hollywood
with Abie Philbin Bowman - President Barack Obama reveals his favourite film of the year, fallout continues from the leaked/hacked Sony emails, first glimpse of Robin Williams' final role in the film "Absolutely Anything"