Constantin Cavafy (1863- 1933) is one of the most referenced poets in the world today. Leonard Cohen's song, Alexandra Leaving, was written as a free adaptation of a Cavafy poem, and the poem Ithaca was read at the funeral of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.
John Walshe puts the Xbox One's downloadable games through their paces.
Another week, another mystifying Hollywood remake - this time out, former maverick Spike Lee has a go at Chan-wook Park's brilliantly dark revenge drama, Old Boy
This bittersweet documentary tells the story of how life imitated art after the success of Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová's low-key indie flick Once.
The world will always welcome lovers.
Daniel Radcliffe breaks the rules in a venerable old academic institution? No, it's not Harry Potter, but rather the young actor playing the Beat poet Allen Ginsberg as he tries out love and drugs in dangerous company in 1943.
It's winter wonderful! The latest animated film from Disney is everything you've come to love and expect from the film company and more.
If you are looking for a festive family movie, Black Nativity, despite its rather disjointed narrative, fits the bill.
Equinox recently completed an extensive tour of Ireland, and count among their number, Dublin-born double bassist Johnny Daly. The new album, Face The Music, is worth considering for a snazzy Christmas stocking, jazz that is open-hearted and accessible.
Chloë Grace Moretz is excellent in this "re-imagining" of Brian De Palma's 1976 film of Stephen King's book but the 21st century Carrie lacks the sheer otherworldly weirdness of the original.
There is a lot more to Saving Mr Banks than a singing nanny with a flying umbrella. When you read between the lines, this movie bookmarks pages of darkness and heartache in a story that has been longing to be told.
The latest downloadable content for BioShock Infinite sees our hero return to Rapture, writes John Walshe.
This documentary is a sea shanty without words but it is also ravishing visual art, as life on board a fishing trawler is revealed in all its hardships.
John Walshe puts Microsoft's new driving sim through its paces.
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