After events like the World Cup or Olympics, massive sports arenas are often abandoned. But they can be repurposed to benefit society, Jonathan Glancey argues.
A new book picks out the 100 greatest noirs, from silent films to modern movies like Drive. But what are the defining elements of Hollywood’s dark side?
A raft of recent life stories has triumphed at the box office but there have also been spectacular flops. Tom Brook finds out why some succeed and others fail.
A cover of a Queen song using only onscreen shrieks has gone viral this week. BBC Culture checks out film expressions of agony – and ecstasy.
It’s nearly 25 years since David Lynch brought his vision of small-town kooks and serial murder to TV screens. BBC Culture serves up a cherry pie filled with it
Sandra Ng made her name in a gangster film and went on to star as a prostitute in a comedy franchise. Tom Brook reports on the boundary-pushing actor.
Grilled grasshoppers anyone? Or stewed porpoise perhaps? These are just some of the extravagant recipes in the artist’s cookbook. Alastair Sooke takes a look.
BBC Culture picks nine top films coming out next month, including a thriller starring Kirsten Dunst and the Sin City sequel.
For Ryan Gander, art is everything and everything is art. The Culture Show’s Miranda Sawyer visits him to find out more about how he sees the world.
The week’s best arts and culture reads – including John Le Carré on Philip Seymour Hoffmann, why Weird Al Yankovich endures and how films can improve our lives.