Journalists Mick Heaney and Eithne Shortall review Gone Girl (right), a thriller by David Fincher, starring Ben Affleck as a husband under an intense media cloud of suspicion when wife Rosamund Pike goes missing.
Writer/director Mark O'Rowe tells us about his new play, Our Few and Evil Days, at the Abbey Theatre, Dublin, while Sinéad Cusack and Ciarán Hinds give us the lowdown about playing husband and wife on stage (not for the first time!) Tom Vaughan-Lawlor and Charlie Murphy (both of Love/Hate) and Ian Lloyd Anderson also star.
It's World Architecture Day on Mon 6th October so we sent Irish Times arts editor Laurence Mackin in search of modern Irish approaches to the artform.
John Kelly talks to Joey Santiago and David Lovering from US alt-rock legends The Pixies.
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Comedian David O'Doherty picks his cultural highlights for the weekend.
Follow us on Twitter (@RTETheWorks and @rte) for this week's competition, two tickets to Our Few and Evil Days at the Abbey Theatre and an overnight stay in the Merrion Hotel, Dublin.