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The Oscar nominee’s wrenching new film The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him/Her is generating awards chatter. Critic Owen Gleiberman gives his verdict.

Live television broadcasts like last year’s The Sound of Music in the US are drawing massive ratings. Why is this oldest type of TV making such a comeback?

A new book of photos reveals Charlie Chaplin’s first screen appearance – and the debut of his Tramp character. BBC Culture looks at the birth of an icon.

Soaring above Barcelona, Antoni Gaudí’s church will become the world’s tallest when it is finally finished. But is it the world's most controversial?

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