A hibernating artist and a rose-tinted view of conflict: eight of our favourite pictures this week.
Born in the 1950s, these temples of commerce were symbols of the US consumer culture – but many are now dying out. Jonathan Glancey takes a look.
From Dogville and Birth to The Railway Man, Nicole Kidman knows how to balance the mainstream and avant garde better than anyone, argues Lisa Schwarzbaum.
A new thriller looks beyond the favelas and beaches to give a more complex portrayal of the World Cup host nation. Tom Brook reports.
BBC Culture’s list of unrealised masterpieces struck a chord with readers. Here is another equally worthy set of unmade films.
Hollywood legend Mickey Rooney has died at the age of 93. BBC Culture picks one of his best roles – with 1938 footage showing the actor’s street dance moves.
Dastardly doubles are an old favourite of the movies – and they’re suddenly back. What does the trend say about the way we live now?
A new show looks through the keyhole into the stunning houses of the world’s most famous architects, from Zaha Hadid to Shigeru Ban. BBC Culture takes a peek.
There are more gay characters on screen than ever before. So why don’t A-list stars come out? Tom Brook takes a look at Hollywood’s attitude to homosexuality.
The designer’s trademark costume is unmistakeable – but what does it say about his attitude to fashion? Katya Foreman takes a look.