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Conspiracy theorists often find ‘secret’ lyrics by playing records backwards. BBC Culture picks apart the myths to find the best subliminal meanings.

Beloved of philosophers and presidents alike, the Citroën DS caused a sensation when it was launched in 1955. Jonathan Glancey tells the story of a French icon.

Gone Girl’s David Fincher is among the auteurs who film dozens of takes until perfection is achieved. But is such exactitude worth it?

David Fincher’s adaptation of the bestselling thriller by Gillian Flynn might be the most anticipated film of the year. But critic Owen Gleiberman is no fan.

Fake protests, retro stylings and the wow-factor were the order of the day as Paris brought fashion weeks to a close. Susie Lau gives her verdict.

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