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BBC Culture picks movies coming out next month, including Fifty Shades of Grey and Kingsman: The Secret Service, a Bond-style caper starring Colin Firth.

The week’s best arts and culture reads – including why white plastic chairs are taking over the world and how Japan became a pop culture superpower.

The US TV series The Americans examines the Cold War from the perspective of Russian agents – and offers up a radical revision of history, writes Eric Kohn.

A Russian photographer documents inspirational seniors around the world. BBC Culture picks eleven of his subjects, including a 63-year-old pole-dancer.

The Interview star talks to Tom Brook about his roles in two films showing at Sundance – as a man who killed his family and as a gay activist-turned-pastor.

Two documentaries at Sundance reveal the power of film to transform lives – including one featuring six brothers locked away from the world. Tom Brook reports.

With a new animation series being hawked at the film festival, Tom Brook discusses this year’s trends with MTV’s Josh Horowitz and Slate writer Aisha Harris.

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