New York City’s annual festival has a larger scope than ever. Tom Brook rounds up some of the most ambitious movies to see.
From 3D to sing-alongs to audience immersion – David G Allan rounds up more than 50 years of tricks, stunts and experiments that make movies come to life.
Vivian Maier was a reclusive character who died in obscurity, leaving behind a vast trove of photographs – some of which are now recognised as masterpieces.
Some antiquities are rumoured to be cursed. But those stolen really do leave a trail of lawsuits – and sometimes bodies – in their wake, Georgina Adam reports.
An 807-year-old Persian mystic and dervish, Rumi, has a massive following in the US and around the world. Jane Ciabattari explains his enduring influence.
In advance of the World Cup, Christopher Pillitz tells BBC Culture about his photographs of Brazilians playing football – from beach babes to monks.
“He looked at me the way a man who has just come out of the army would look at a sexy woman.” What can Lauren Fleishman’s portraits reveal about love?
The Swedish group burst onto the world stage 40 years ago this month – and are still one of the most successful bands of all time. Andrew Harrison asks why.
The week’s best arts and culture reads – including happy accidents in architecture and praise for retiring TV titan, David Letterman.
The 1960s-set programme has begun its final season on US TV. Its creator wants you to know how artistically important that is, explains Ken Tucker.