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Michael Edwards to leave Liverpool sporting director role at end of season
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Michael Edwards to leave Liverpool sporting director role at end of season

Nov 10th 2021, 5:47 PM 7,522 Views 5 Comments

Edwards has spent 10 years at Anfield.

'There's no overnight fix for this. We've got to make the game attractive'
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'There's no overnight fix for this. We've got to make the game attractive'

Nov 9th 2021, 6:45 AM 9,700 Views 2 Comments

IRFU director of women’s and 7s rugby Anthony Eddy spoke to the media yesterday.

Superman director Richard Donner dies at 91
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Superman director Richard Donner dies at 91

Jul 6th 2021, 6:43 AM 10,868 Views 12 Comments

Donner’s other credits include the 1976 horror classic The Omen and the Lethal Weapon cop franchise.

Alan Parker - the director of The Commitments and Angela's Ashes - has died aged 76
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Alan Parker - the director of The Commitments and Angela's Ashes - has died aged 76

Jul 31st 2020, 5:05 PM 22,901 Views 33 Comments

Parker’s storied career included directing credits for Bugsy Malone, Fame and Mississippi Burning.

'Three hours of jiggling butts': Cannes film sparks scandal over its depiction of women's bodies
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'Three hours of jiggling butts': Cannes film sparks scandal over its depiction of women's bodies

May 24th 2019, 2:29 PM 52,650 Views 33 Comments

The film was directed by Abdellatif Kechiche, who directed Blue Is The Warmest Colour.

Boyz N the Hood director John Singleton dies age 51
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Boyz N the Hood director John Singleton dies age 51

Apr 29th 2019, 9:40 PM 22,099 Views 12 Comments

Singleton (51) directed Boyz n the Hood as a 22-year-old fresh out of film school.

Criticism over news Oscars won't be broadcasting editing or cinematography awards live
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Criticism over news Oscars won't be broadcasting editing or cinematography awards live

Feb 12th 2019, 5:28 PM 12,673 Views 18 Comments

Prominent directors are not impressed.

Irish film about dad's cancer battle aims to show impact of illness on families
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Irish film about dad's cancer battle aims to show impact of illness on families

Sep 29th 2018, 5:30 PM 14,905 Views 4 Comments

The film stars Love/Hate actor Kieran O’Reilly.

'I wanted to make a film that was visceral and dangerous and had a woman at the centre'
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'I wanted to make a film that was visceral and dangerous and had a woman at the centre'

Jun 24th 2018, 6:30 PM 10,780 Views 2 Comments

Director Aoife McArdle talks to us about what makes her debut feature Kissing Candice so different.

'I wanted to humanise this image we have of lads from disadvantaged communities'
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'I wanted to humanise this image we have of lads from disadvantaged communities'

Apr 11th 2018, 7:00 PM 25,487 Views 22 Comments

The Irish film explores the impact of prison on a young teenager, and was inspired by real-life stories.

Rex Ingram: Ireland's forgotten Hollywood blockbuster film director
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Rex Ingram: Ireland's forgotten Hollywood blockbuster film director

Feb 18th 2018, 3:30 PM 12,934 Views 7 Comments

A special screening of his most famous film will take place as part of this year’s St Patrick’s Festival.

Former company director who stole over €460,000 from another firm to keep business afloat sentenced to 18 months in prison
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Former company director who stole over €460,000 from another firm to keep business afloat sentenced to 18 months in prison

Dec 12th 2017, 9:30 PM 45,457 Views 42 Comments

Judge Martin Nolan said the woman had no “base motives” for her behaviour

38 women accuse Hollywood writer and director James Toback of sexual harassment
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38 women accuse Hollywood writer and director James Toback of sexual harassment

Oct 23rd 2017, 7:18 AM 35,399 Views 43 Comments

Toback has denied all the allegations.

Trump will nominate Chris Christie's defence lawyer as FBI Director
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Trump will nominate Chris Christie's defence lawyer as FBI Director

Jun 7th 2017, 1:12 PM 10,821 Views 17 Comments

Christopher Wray served Chris Christie during the “Bridgegate” scandal.

This Irish film tells the fascinating story of a tiny folk-artist called Maud
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This Irish film tells the fascinating story of a tiny folk-artist called Maud

Feb 11th 2017, 8:30 PM 13,095 Views 2 Comments

Maud Lewis is a folk art hero in her home country of Canada.

Erasmus moulding new role to suit 'what's best for Munster'
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Erasmus moulding new role to suit 'what's best for Munster'

Jul 28th 2016, 11:34 AM 7,218 Views 5 Comments

The South African also talks about his first time encountering the province.

Hunger, sex and danger: This film imagines Ireland after society has crumbled
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Hunger, sex and danger: This film imagines Ireland after society has crumbled

Feb 14th 2016, 9:15 AM 29,899 Views 26 Comments

We spoke to Martin McCann and director Stephen Fingleton.

Watch out for these Irish films in 2016
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Watch out for these Irish films in 2016

Jan 16th 2016, 8:30 AM 31,445 Views 7 Comments

From thrillers to love stories, these are the ones to watch.

"Today the world lost a great man": Tributes to master of horror cinema Wes Craven
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"Today the world lost a great man": Tributes to master of horror cinema Wes Craven

Aug 31st 2015, 4:30 PM 20,683 Views 30 Comments

Craven passed away at his home in Los Angeles after a battle with brain cancer. He was 76 years old.

Explainer: What exactly is going on with Joss Whedon?
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# Avenged

Explainer: What exactly is going on with Joss Whedon?

May 6th 2015, 10:07 AM 3,297 Views 3 Comments

The Avengers director quit Twitter on Monday.

Sitdown Sunday: Police brutality, controversial circumcision, and the great Orson Welles
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Sitdown Sunday: Police brutality, controversial circumcision, and the great Orson Welles

Mar 1st 2015, 10:00 AM 9,166 Views 2 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

US asks Poland to extradite director Polanski over rape of 13-year-old
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US asks Poland to extradite director Polanski over rape of 13-year-old

Jan 7th 2015, 5:27 PM 11,028 Views 27 Comments

Polanski pleaded guilty to the 1977 rape, but left the US before he was sentenced.

Community service for bar director after employee crushed in lift shaft
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Community service for bar director after employee crushed in lift shaft

Oct 22nd 2014, 2:22 PM 14,990 Views 5 Comments

A director and a shareholder of the company were sentenced in court today over the incident

The first Irish memoir written using eye-gaze technology has been published
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The first Irish memoir written using eye-gaze technology has been published

Jun 8th 2014, 12:15 PM 9,804 Views 10 Comments

The author, Simon Fitzmaurice, was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease in 2008.

The mystery of the man being walked on a lead around London has been solved
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# Unleashed

The mystery of the man being walked on a lead around London has been solved

Apr 15th 2014, 2:21 PM 6,314 Views 4 Comments

Was it a role-playing exercise? A PR stunt? An art project?

Croke Park chief confident that Garth Brooks concerts will get the green light for July
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Croke Park chief confident that Garth Brooks concerts will get the green light for July

Apr 8th 2014, 8:00 AM 8,746 Views 34 Comments

Local residents have raised objections to the series of gigs in late July.

Limerick City of Culture gets new director
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Limerick City of Culture gets new director

Apr 4th 2014, 9:07 PM 10,887 Views 34 Comments

Mike Fitzpatrick currently holds the position as Interim Head.

Not for kids or nuns: Here's how to market a controversial message
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Not for kids or nuns: Here's how to market a controversial message

Jan 26th 2014, 11:30 AM 18,541 Views 8 Comments

The Einstein Couple designed the posters for the controversial new Lars Von Trier film – and we could all learn a thing or two from them.

'House of Flying Daggers' director sued for having too many children
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'House of Flying Daggers' director sued for having too many children

Dec 6th 2013, 11:00 AM 16,829 Views 25 Comments

Zhang Yimou is being sued by two lawyers for breaking China’s one-child policy.

VIDEO: Your weekend movies... Gravity, Seduced and Abandoned
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# Trailers

VIDEO: Your weekend movies... Gravity, Seduced and Abandoned

Nov 7th 2013, 8:30 PM 7,091 Views 8 Comments

Cinema trip this weekend? TheJournal.ie brings you snippets from new releases to help you decide where to put your money…

He was Ireland's most prolific filmmaker, directing 60 movies... but have you ever heard of William Desmond Taylor?
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He was Ireland's most prolific filmmaker, directing 60 movies... but have you ever heard of William Desmond Taylor?

Sep 21st 2013, 8:45 AM 10,641 Views 18 Comments

Born in Carlow, the filmmaker worked with the biggest stars of Hollywood’s ‘Golden Age’. His murder in 1922 made headlines all over the world, and remains unsolved to this day.

Interview: Challenges have always existed for writers, but now they need even more support
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Interview: Challenges have always existed for writers, but now they need even more support

Aug 8th 2013, 1:00 PM 139 Views 6 Comments

It’s easy to see why young writers could be put off by projects with no guarantee of success but new playwrights need to make a leap of faith – they are the future of theatre, says Thomas Conway.

Column: Why I wanted to make a movie about isolation in rural Ireland
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Column: Why I wanted to make a movie about isolation in rural Ireland

Apr 25th 2013, 7:00 AM 1,062 Views 33 Comments

IFTA Rising Star winner, Gerard Barrett, says people in Ireland don’t talk enough about how they feel – which can lead to tragedy. In making his award-winning movie, Pilgrim Hill, for just €4500, he lifted the lid on loneliness experienced by country farmers.

9 things Michael Bay needs to say sorry for
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# No Way Michael Bay

9 things Michael Bay needs to say sorry for

Apr 24th 2013, 9:30 PM 3,831 Views 3 Comments

Michael Bay, you have a lot of explaining to do.

Public interest directors at Permanent TSB step down
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Public interest directors at Permanent TSB step down

Mar 28th 2013, 6:02 PM 9,222 Views 24 Comments

Margaret Hayes and Ray MacSharry were asked by the government in 2009 to fill the roles to ensure that the bank was acting in the public interest.

Irish folk furniture film wins top award at Sundance festival
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Irish folk furniture film wins top award at Sundance festival

Jan 23rd 2013, 11:59 AM 7,885 Views 10 Comments

Irish Folk Furniture won the prize for Best Animation at the festival, while another Irish film has been nominated for the Cinema Documentary Award.

So what does Transformers' Michael Bay think of Irish actor Jack Reynor?
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# Robots In Disguise

So what does Transformers' Michael Bay think of Irish actor Jack Reynor?

Jan 9th 2013, 9:00 PM 11,563 Views 12 Comments

The What Richard Did star has just been cast by Bay in Transformers 4, and the director thinks he’s “pretty ballsy”.

Special Delivery Unit director’s consultancy paid €50k for advice
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Special Delivery Unit director’s consultancy paid €50k for advice

Dec 14th 2012, 6:30 AM 5,239 Views 25 Comments

The SDU has spent €1.7 million in total on consultancies since it was set up in 2011 by Health Minister James Reilly.

Who will direct the new Star Wars films? Here's a wish list
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# Star Wars

Who will direct the new Star Wars films? Here's a wish list

Nov 5th 2012, 3:31 PM 897 Views 1 Comment

JJ Abrams? Christopher Nolan? Ben Affleck?

New Irish horror film animated by children
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New Irish horror film animated by children

Oct 30th 2012, 4:09 PM 5,909 Views 4 Comments

The film itself isn’t for children – but the animations by Irish young people add another edge to this scary tale by a talented director.

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