Film historian Mark Harris’ new book Five Came Back follows a quintet of directors who went into battle. This excerpt shows how one of them began his fight.
How is freedom celebrated in film? Tom Brook looks at recent movies that feature the concept, and interviews actors and moviemakers on what it means to them.
From vampire lovers to an all-American superhero, BBC Culture picks nine top films coming out next month – including Scarlet Johansson as an alien seductress.
Lisa Schwarzbaum predicts the future of horror in movies and TV – and what will have you covering your eyes next.
British actress Felicity Jones has played the mistress of Charles Dickens – and is now appearing in a new superhero blockbuster. Tom Brook reports.
This year has been a busy one for movie censors. But is blacklisting a hindrance – or a help? Tom Brook reports.
The week’s best arts and culture reads – including essays on Intalian Futurism and why tuba players have it so hard.
A photographer who takes shots of a B-52 ‘boneyard’ is part of BBC Culture’s pick of the pictures this week. Also: vote now for the next Nasa spacesuit design.
From an Argentinian theatre and a Dutch church to an underground car park in China, BBC Culture picks the loveliest bookstores around the globe.
The horrors and deprivations of life behind bars have inspired some great works of literature – from Cervantes to Solzhenitsyn. Jane Ciabattari takes a look.