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Boyhood is the frontrunner to score the top prize at the Oscars. But if it triumphs, it may be the most unusual film ever to win, Owen Gleiberman says.

Some say Leonardo’s masterpiece has a twin – another portrait of the Florentine merchant’s wife, painted when she was younger. Alastair Sooke investigates.

As the shows unfold in a chilly Big Apple, fashion blogger Susie Lau rounds up the emerging trends – from glitz and kitsch to a new kind of black.

Richard Linklater’s Boyhood is just the latest film in a remarkable career. Tom Brook investigates why his movies are unlike those of anyone else.

Indian verses about intimacy and ‘the bard of the toxic relationship’: experts pick their favourite literary lines evoking lust, ardour – and obsession.

Julianne Moore has proven she can do anything. Tom Brook takes a look at a woman who has enchanted moviegoers for 20 years – and may finally win an Oscar.

Anton Corbijn’s latest film – starring Robert Pattinson – is about an iconic snap of the rebel screen idol James Dean. Yet it lacks verve, says Nicholas Barber.

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