Music & Film

Our culture correspondent VIV GROSKOP profiles the greek director - described variously as part of film's 'Weird Wave' and the cinematic answer to Kafka - who Hollywood is taking to heart

Has history been fair to the Bee Gees? Long accused of cultural theft, arrogance and - worst of all - naffness, they risk being remembered as a pastiche. But behind the band's baggage SOPHIA DEBOICK discovers a far more complex legacy

Jean-Luc Godard's À bout de souffle crackled and pulsed like nothing ever seen on screen before. IAN WALKER on a film which reinvented cinema and became not just one of the 20th century's greatest films, but one of its greatest works of art

Fans of the cult Spanish series I Know Who You Are have been left in frustration. As they await the climax, LARA WILLIAMS explores what is behind the show’s success

Between them, Bjorn Borg and John McEnroe provided one of sport’s greatest ever rivalries. But, as JASON SOLOMONS reports, a new film centred around their most famous clash is really all about unravelling the Swedish enigma

David Bowie's death led to an explosion of activity around the star's life and music. Lifelong fan DYLAN JONES explains why he chose to write one more Bowie book

In 1972 Ziggy played guitar, Marc Bolan hit his stride and blokes across Britain made nervous moves towards their sister’s make-up bag. Here SOPHIA DEBOICK rediscovers glam Britannia

If Theresa May had made her “citizens of nowhere” speech a few years earlier, she would probably have received a letter of stern rebuke marked Kardamyli, Greece.

Amid the undoubted glamour of the Venice Film Festival, a jaded JASON SOLOMONS wonders whether a complacent movie industry might dwindle into irrelevance – until he sees a new production which restores his faith in film

Few British institutions divide opinion as much as the Last Night of the Proms. But, says PIERS FORD, this complex event is ultimately able to rise above the political tensions

1958 was the year when rock and roll gripped the nation, prompting some to ask of a young Cliff Richard “Is this boy too sexy for television?” SOPHIA DEBOICK explores when the teenager truly arrived in Britain

For three decades of the last century, Jacques Cousteau was without doubt one of the best-known Frenchmen in the world.

A new theatre production telling the story of the arrest and imprisonment of feminist collective Pussy Riot shows why they are more relevant now than ever.

Safe choices and repetition have put lampooning comedy on its knees

Our culture correspondent on the ‘earworm’ that has become the soundtrack to the summer

From the outrageously expensive flops to big budget blockbusters, we pick four of the riskiest cinema spends

Is Europe’s biggest ever movie Europe’s biggest ever flop? Cult director Luc Besson talks about his new sci-fi epic Valerian

Our culture correspondent on Antonio Banderas, the Spanish actor who switched his European career for a Hollywood one.

That the entire Brexit Project may now lie in the domain of Elmer Fudd would be what Bugs would make us question.

The mid-90s saw the triumph of two very different double acts – Robson and Jerome and the Gallagher brothers.

The new film Dunkirk is one of the greatest depictions of war on screen. But despite its anti-war message it also comes with some pretty heavy baggage

British broadcasting’s big hitter who is still awaiting his rightful BBC inheritance.

Our culture correspondent on the filmmaker Francois Ozon, whose latest works veer from comparatively chaste to France’s answer to Fifty Shades of Grey.

When American rock met European art - a bizarre chapter in rock history to which countless other acts, from David Bowie onwards, owe a debt of gratitude.

Two centuries apart, Handel and Jimi Hendrix set up home in the same London property from which they proceeded to redefine music.

An unflinching, sadomasochistic vision of masculinity and femininity

The debate that never happened, the mauling at the hands of snarling interviewers and numerous car-crash moments ... Television has both shaped and scarred the election campaign

The downfall of Katie Hopkins reveals a truth. She doesn’t represent a silent majority. She only speaks for herself

Get your weekly dose of politics as Steve Anglesey, Richard Porritt and Geri Scott dissect the Tory campaign and crown Brexiteer of the week

Russian film Loveless landed with a wallop, representing the first serious contender for this year’s Palme d’Or.

Cannes celebrated the opening of the 70th edition of its film festival with a knotty, indulgent film about a knotted, indulgent film maker

The latest from the globe’s most glamorous event that is taking place from 17 to 28 May 2017

Now, he’s on his way over – but what really changed his mind?

Theresa May claims she is not like any Harry Potter character. Take our quiz and decide for yourself

I can remember a time when young people were fired by a righteous anger. Now that they are so cosseted by mainstream culture, the flame has gone out

Filming has started on a movie which aims to persuade Leave voters to change their minds on Brexit.

It seems barely a month goes by without a European city celebrating cinema in a big way. We consider the essential film festivals for 2017

Could you describe Brexit in one word? It’s difficult, but we headed out to meet the people and find out if they could summarise the whole debacle in one word...

The latest film version of the classic tale is said to be infused with a feminist message. But the story’s French roots, and the tragedy from which it was woven, show the feminist aspects of the tale really are as old as time

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*Full disclosure* whilst waving a copy of the anti-Brexit newspaper in Nigel Farage’s face

Why are we obsessed with the nightmarish alternative history of what would have happened if the Nazis had won?

ason Williamson is one half of the Sleaford Mods – probably Britain’s most political band, and certainly its angriest. And there is little that makes him as angry as Brexit. Here, he takes aim at Leavers, trolls and much more

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