Nightcrawler, Inherent Vice and Maps to the Stars wallow in the sleazy underbelly of the movie industry – continuing a long tradition. Nicholas Barber reports.
Arab filmmakers feel compelled to deal with the militant group – despite threats and intimidation. Emma Jones reports from the Abu Dhabi Film Festival.
BBC Culture picks ten top films coming out next month, including Matthew McConaughey in Interstellar and the latest Hunger Games blockbuster.
From a memoir about binge-watching hundreds of films in a year to collection of short stories by Alice Munro, Jane Ciabattari picks 10 essential new reads.
Liu Bolin disappears into backgrounds with incredible body painting and clever perspective. The Chinese artist talks to BBC Culture about hiding in plain sight.
Who is the NSA whistleblower? And why did he do what he did? A new documentary lets him speak – and film critic Owen Gleiberman is impressed by what he hears.
Explore the best film, art and music events around the globe.
The Boeing 707 revolutionised air travel and kicked the jet age into top gear. Commercial flight today owes it everything, Jonathan Glancey writes.
There are 15 TV series about American politics currently airing in the US. Why do many of them take a negative view of the government? Tom Brook investigates.
The funny female memoir provides a different view of womanhood and a popular alternative to traditional life manuals. Hephzibah Anderson investigates.
What should we do with disused airports?
With the arrival of long-awaited releases from Dylan and The Velvet Underground, Greg Kot explores the enduring appeal of the never-heard classic.