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Fatih Akin’s epic new film about the effects of the Armenian genocide falls short on emotional power, writes Nicholas Barber from the Venice Film Festival.

Alejandro Gonzáles Iñárritu’s Birdman is like ‘taking a rollercoaster ride while an improvisational comedian rants drunkenly in your ear’, says Nicholas Barber.

From Mumbai Fashion Week to Budapest’s Sziget Festival – the week’s most eye-catching images from the arts and culture.

The US director returns with his first feature in 13 years – a celebration of old Hollywood. Does he succeed in looking backward? Nicholas Barber’s review.

The film festival kicks off this week. Here are 10 of the best movies showing in and out of competition, including a follow-up to The Act of Killing.

Every day millions of commuters escape the reality of the rush-hour by losing themselves in a book. BBC Culture goes underground to discuss reading on the go.

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