This year’s Oscars will take some living up to the hype.
The French painter is typecast as being a bit lightweight, but a new exhibition at Tate Britain reveals a melancholy and tender artist, writes?Ben Windsor
Victor Jara was assassinated in 1973 by an agent of General Augusto Pinochet’s regime in Chile
Sharon Van Etten is back with a new album, Remind Me Tomorrow
A new film by director of The Big Short, lifts the curtain on the ‘special relationship’ at the heart of George W Bush’s War on Terror
The latest series of HBO’s True Detective rests on a strong performance by Mahershala Ali.
A strong cast of actors fill the shoes of Laurel, Hardy and the people around them in John S Baird’s account of the duo’s twilight years, writes?Pat Carmody
A new adaptation of the lengthy literary classic revives forgotten characters and eschews music in favour of narrative thrust, writes?Dave Sewell
The 12th Man is a tale of violence and pain against a picturesque backdrop.
An Impossible Love is a challenging and believable portrayal of a woman’s life torn apart in slow motion by an abusive partner, writes?Sadie Robinson
Be prepared for an utterly nightmarish descent with director Lars Von Trier’s The House That Jack Built.
This is the first major retrospective of the work of Martin Jenkinson. He built his career on documenting the lives of ordinary people.
Jusepe De Ribera has a grisly reputation but, argues?Ben Windsor, a new exhibition shows he did more than just glorify the violence around him
A profound sense of injustice and chaos grips visitors to a new exhibition about identity at Manchester’s Castlefield Gallery, writes?Molly Docherty
Is Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte—“The Punisher”—part of the global rise of the racist right? Or is his rule a distinct, grotesque weirdness all of its own?
A story based around a writing group in a small French town reflects on a radical history of struggle and the threat of racism, says Sadie Robinson
The artefacts of six hundred years of Anglo-Saxon rule on display at the British Library provide a unique insight into history, writes Camilla Royle
Birds of passage is a visually stunning account of the lives of the Wayuu clan who live in northern Colombia.
Plays about the plight of the Labour Party must be in vogue.