BBC Culture picks ten top films coming out next month, including the latest Hobbit and The Interview, a Seth Rogen comedy officially condemned by North Korea.
Hard-boiled Australian thrillers have won acclaim at film festivals and introduced actors who have since become Hollywood stars. Christian Blauvelt reports.
The week’s best arts and culture reads – including Virginia Woolf on movies, the beauty of Spirited Away and the world’s first million-pound painting.
Few pop culture memes are as successful or recognisable as Grumpy Cat. But do they spell the end for the traditional film star? Peter Bowes reports.
A global art project invites members of the public to pose nude. Tanis Taylor sheds her inhibitions – and her clothes – for ‘the ultimate no make-up selfie’.
A new exhibition by Chris Ofili has been greeted with rapturous praise – where once he was highly controversial. What’s changed? Alastair Sooke explains.
Explore the best film, art and music events around the globe.
From the collected letters of Norman Mailer and Raymond Chandler to new novels by Haruki Murakami and José Saramago, Jane Ciabattari picks the best new reads.
These airships offered the most luxurious air travel ever. What was it like to travel in one? Jonathan Glancey examines a design classic many wish would return.
From the humble madeleine to the epic banquet, food and festivities have provided some of literature’s most memorable moments. Hephzibah Anderson tucks in.
What should we do with disused airports?
The ‘very small bear’ gets a larger-than-life treatment as he comes to the big screen. But the film misses some of the original’s charm, writes Nick Barber.