What exactly makes a movie special? What separates the Hollywood howlers from the best-selling blockbusters? There’s the actors of course, and the directors too. Also, the higher the budget, the better chance the film has of putting bums on popcorn-strewn seats. But what about the music? Everyone remembers a genuinely classic movie soundtrack. In no particular order, here is my list of twelve of the best.
With Christmas on the horizon, Shane Hannon wonders if the Irish will ever warm up to winter sports.
Shane Hannon investigates why racism is so prevalent in football today, and asks what can be done to fight it.