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.
The art form is criticised for being too abstract for a mainstream audience. But in the UK, many filmmakers are focussing on issues that affect real people.
99 Homes, starring Andrew Garfield and Michael Shannon, is a key film about the human cost of the recession, writes Nicholas
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.
Legendary conductor Daniel Barenboim leads an orchestra that brings together people from groups in conflict in the Middle East. Clemency Burton-Hill reports.
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.
What happened on 8 December 1980? Tom Brook – who reported from the Dakota building that night – looks at a new film tackling the events as they unfolded.
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.