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  • Mad Max: Fury Road shines at AACTA Awards

    30 Jan Mad Max: Fury Road was the big winner at the 5th Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) International Awards in Los Angeles last night, taking home a total of eight awards.

  • Bowie was nearly the man who fell to Middle Earth

    29 Jan The return of the thin grey and then white duke - David Bowie proved his fantasy chops as the extravagantly-coiffured Jareth, the Goblin King in Labyrinth but now there is speculation that he also auditioned for the role of Gandalf in Lord of The Rings

  • Movie Round-Up: What's showing this week

    29 Jan There's plenty to see in the cinema this week including Oscar favourite, Spotlight, Youth starring Michael Caine, The 33 about the Chilean mining disaster and 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi.

  • Cruise in flying form for Top Gun 2

    28 Jan Tom Cruise is one step closer to going back into the danger zone in the long-awaited sequel to Top Gun following a meeting with producer Jerry Bruckheimer.

  • The 33

    28 Jan John Byrne enjoys the dramatised version of events that saw 33 miners get trapped in a mine in Chile, and the entire planet held its breath.

  • Chris Pratt encourages fans to chase dreams

    27 Jan Jurassic World star and all-round nice guy Chris Pratt has posted an inspiration Instagram message to his fans urging them to never stop believing in their dreams.

  • The Godfather star Abe Vigoda has died at 94

    26 Jan Actor Abe Vigoda, who played Sal Tessio in The Godfather films, has died aged 94.

  • Second baby on the way for Blunt and Krasinski

    26 Jan Hollywood stars Emily Blunt and John Krasinski are expecting their second baby child together, it has been announced.

  • Fingleton eyes TV drama set during The Troubles

    25 Jan A Bafta-nominated filmmaker from Northern Ireland has aspirations to make a film or TV drama set during The Troubles which shows the "madness that gripped the country".

  • Rave reviews for Carney's Sing Street at Sundance

    25 Jan Sing Street, the new film from Once director John Carney which is set in Dublin in 1980s, has received rave reviews at the Sundance Film Festival in the US

  • 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

    25 Jan Pearl Harbor and Transformers director Michael Bay goes gung-ho on this account of an attack by Islamic militants on the Benghazi compound in Libya in 2012

  • Chris Rock will address Oscars controversy as host

    25 Jan Chris Rock will make reference to the #OscarsSoWhite controversy during his opening monologue as host of this year's Academy Awards.

  • Spotlight

    25 Jan The solid, reliable Spotlight is essentially All The President's Men rebooted, with the quarry being the real-life Cardinal Law and his errant Boston clergy rather than Richard Nixon and his associates.

  • The Big Short triumphs at PGA Awards

    24 Jan The Big Short was honoured with the top prize at the 2016 Producers Guild of America (PGA) Awards, making it the frontrunner for Best Picture at this year's Oscars in the minds of many.

  • Bowie's Labyrinth getting the reboot treatment

    23 Jan Labyrinth, the 1986 fantasy film which starred David Bowie, is to receive the reboot treatment.

  • School's in for Saoirse Ronan in next film

    23 Jan Saoirse Ronan is to play a US high school student in Lady Bird, a new drama written and directed by Frances Ha and Mistress America star Greta Gerwig.

  • All white on the night - SNL sends up Oscars row

    22 Jan As the row over the lack of diversity in this year's Oscar nominations continues, the stars of US comedy series Saturday Night Live have sent up the controversy and the Academy Awards in style.

  • Michael Collins to be re-released in Irish cinemas

    22 Jan Ahead of the re-release of Michael Collins in a new digital format, director Neil Jordan and over 400 cast members will attend a special 20th anniversary screening of the movie at the Audi Dublin International Film Festival on February 20.

  • Ice Cube addresses Oscar diversity row

    22 Jan Rapper, actor and producer Ice Cube has addressed the controversy swirling around the lack of diversity in this year's Oscars, saying: "You could get a little more diversity in there."

  • Keaton says Spotlight doesn't 'beat up' Catholics

    22 Jan Michael Keaton has told how he was deeply affected by new film Spotlight as he discussed his own Catholic faith.