"Ships, towers, domes, theatres, and temples lie, Open unto the fields, and to the sky" - things to help remember the best of Westminster Bridge.
On the pop culture podcast this week, we discuss the film adapation of Emma Donaghue’s novel Room, Marvel’s Jessica Jones and children’s TV series Sheep in the Big City.
Michael Lewis, the author and journalist highly regarded for his ability to tease human drama out of seemingly mundane subjects, arrived in Leicester Square in London on Monday night.
Megan Walsh meets the Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-hsien as he takes on wuxia in his acclaimed film The Assassin.
“The scale of the room turned out to be a practical challenge but not an aesthetic one.”
In a world too easily divided into angels and demons, Professor Snape (as played in the films by Alan Rickman) makes the case for moral ambiguity.
Perhaps it's time to cancel the Oscars temporarily to allow the industry to gather its strength and recover.
Andy Slaughter, the MP for Hammersmith, who went to school with Alan Rickman, pays tribute.
Our favourite moments from interviews, TV specials and behind the scenes.
The British actor died on Thursday in London, his family have confirmed.
When the kidnapped mother and son in Room (15) leave captivity, it's supposed to be a grand metaphor. Yet the film stays can't free itself from its own "Room".
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