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BBC Culture picks nine films coming out next month, including Ex Machina, the Avengers sequel and Russell Crowe’s directorial debut.

It’s no surprise that authors come up with some of the most inventive put-downs. Hephzibah Anderson picks the sharpest wits and cruellest jibes.

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A new exhibition in Vienna brings together provocative images of the bed – a piece of furniture that features in key moments in life, from conception to death.

Alex Gibney’s Going Clear demystifies the powerful organisation. Owen Gleiberman awards five stars to a film that ‘has the scary intensity of a thriller’.

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