TV pick of the week: Broadchurch
DR Denmark which produced the Killing believes it has found its natural successor in Aberystwyth-based drama Hinterland
Curious about the history of our planet, but quite busy today? Internet artists melodysheep have the solution. They've edited together various pieces of footage and some lovely music to create a visualisation of the entire history of our planet in under two minutes.
Simon McBurney brings dazzling technology to his Bulgakov adaptation but little clarity. A Sondheim evergreen, meanwhile, is as fresh as ever
Kubrick's dystopian 1972 vision sparked both moral outrage and admiration. Jonathan Romney, and those involved, look back on a monument of modern cinema
Borgen, a new thriller from the makers of The Killing, centres on a trailblazing female politician. Move over, Sarah Lund, says Gerard Gilbert
Move over, Sarah Lund, says Gerard Gilbert
If Sarah Lund's Nordic knit sweater in The Killing was a signifier of a certain gentleness and, more particularly, a character who would never stoop so low as to use her sexuality in a clichéd, woman-hell-bent-on-surviving-in-a-man's-world kind of a way, the wardrobe of Laure Berthaud, the lead in Spiral, demonstrates no such politically-correct concerns.
As the Cannes Festival elevates A Bronx Tale and A Clockwork Orange to 'classic' status, Geoffrey Macnab calls for the more rigorous application of an overused term
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The week in culture
A new archive reveals how the novelist Anthony Burgess's polymathic vision went way beyond mere dystopian allegory, says Sophie Morris
No surprises that this century-old inn overlooks one of Yellowstone National Park's most popular sites, the Old Faithful geyser. The hotel's architect wanted its asymmetry to reflect the chaos of nature around it. The seven-storey log hotel is now a National Historic Landmark and features a soaring lobby with a huge stone fireplace; in keeping with the rustic ambience there are no TVs, air conditioning or internet – the focus here is the great outdoors.
Some of our greatest stories have always defied movie directors – but a few are finally being realised on screen.
They're criticised for being violent and misogynistic, but Jim Thompson's Fifties novels make for compelling cinema, as a new version of The Killer Inside Me proves