It’s a surreal satire about a dating game in which humans are turned into animals. Nicholas Barber explains why The Lobster is Cannes’ first five-star film.
They have become a staple of the red carpet along with glamorous gowns – but do they lower the tone? It’s an issue everyone is talking about at Cannes.
The King of the Blues has died at the age of 89. In this 1972 BBC documentary, he talks about his ‘stupid fingers’ and how he developed his style..
As the 2015 Film Festival kicks off, its line-up reveals some established film-makers moving in surprising directions. Tom Brook reports.
Live updates from the BBC Culture team and friends at the Cannes Film Festival 2015
A painting by Lucian Freud painting that will be auctioned this week felt like a radical depiction of the female form in the 1990s. But is it actually?
The week’s best arts and culture reads – including why ‘homosexuality’ and ‘gay’ mean different things, US pop music by the numbers and the most difficult poet.
The festival has kicked off with a gritty social drama – but today it’s back in blockbuster territory with Mad Max: Fury Road.
As the dystopian action film franchise returns after 30 years, can director George Miller improve on the original? Nicholas Barber gives his verdict.
As Australia takes part in the Song Contest for the first time, Clarissa Sebag-Montefiore asks whether it could take home the top prize.