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.
Everyone knows them – but how do they come to be? And why are they similar all over the world? Marina Warner investigates in a new book.
BBC Culture picks nine top films coming out next month, including Ben Affleck in Gone Girl and Jake Gyllenhaal as a sociopath.
From a novel about Iranian Jewish exile to a Jamaican murder mystery, Jane Ciabattari rounds up the 10 best reads of the next month.
The Theory of Everything tells the story of Stephen Hawking’s struggle with motor neurone disease. Tom Brook talks to the film’s star Eddie Redmayne.
The spring/summer collections at Paris are full of dreamy, magic moments, says Susie Lau. And serious signature looks from the big fashion houses
For decades Prince has thrilled with his eclectic songs and unique style. As he releases two albums on the same day, Katya Foreman assesses his wardrobe.
Jean Paul Gaultier bowed out with his last ready-to-wear collection – but Paris still offers plenty of young talent and bold reinventions, writes Susie Lau.
The week’s best arts and culture reads – including reviews of new books by Martin Amis and Steven Pinker, and the art forger who became a national hero.
Girls’ creator Lena Dunham is the latest author of a shocking personal memoir. Hephzibah Anderson explains the dos and don’ts of the sensational literary genre.