How documentary film-maker Laura Poitras captured the former NSA contractor’s decision to reveal all about US government surveillance.
Bohemian, hippy style is all the rage on the catwalk this season – but what made this look so influential? Lindsay Baker takes a look.
Ian McKellen plays the sleuth in his 90s in Mr Holmes. But the film is a refreshing return to the tone of Conan Doyle’s stories, says Nicholas Barber.
Ryan Reynolds takes on a dark new role in The Voices, starring alongside a talking cat and dog. He tells Tom Brook about a film that defies categorisation.
The directors of The Matrix return to sci-fi spectacle and hope to score their first hit in over a decade. Critic Owen Gleiberman gives his review.
After Google Translate’s latest update, BBC Culture finds history’s biggest language mistakes – including one that raised tensions in the Cold War.
Gertrude Bell played a huge role in shaping today’s Middle East – but Werner Herzog’s new film of her life prefers schmaltzy romance to history or politics.
The Birth of a Nation was released on 8 February 1915. A century later it’s regarded as a landmark in cinema history – and terribly bigoted. Tom Brook reports.
It’s amazing how little art has changed since the decade of grunge rock and Ally McBeal. We’re stuck in a rut and can’t move on writes Jason Farago.
Writer Ann Morgan read a book from every country in the world in one year. She describes what it was like to turn her blog into a book.