Susie Lau has travelled the world with her style blog. An arbiter of taste and champion of new talent, she picks her favourite new designers from the country.
A new documentary focuses on the family life of the legendary boxer. But is he a traitor, prophet or hero? Tom Brook talks to the film’s director.
The Dutch master may have painted the greatest self-portraits of all time. But these works were also prophetic of the social media age. Alastair Sooke explains.
BBC Culture finds the best movies screening at the festival, including Reese Witherspoon in Wild and a new film of interviews with Edward Snowdon.
The actor hitchhiked to his first reading with Tennessee Williams, before unblocking the drains. John Lahr describes how Brando nearly missed his defining role.
The radical 18th Century libertine left a profound mark on our culture. He’s everywhere – but why does he still scare us? Jason Farago explains.
Thomas Pynchon’s Inherent Vice gets a big screen translation from Paul Thomas Anderson. Is it good? Critic Owen Gleiberman’s verdict.
From Mad Men to Masters of Sex, The Strain to Game of Thrones, television may be in another golden age. Is TV more relevant than film? Tom Brook reports.
While a number of high-profile producer credits may suggest otherwise, the situation for women working in Hollywood is dire – and getting worse, says Tom Brook.
A pop critic has argued that it is classical rather than pop that represents the future of music. But is he right? Clemency Burton-Hill takes a look.