Director Mark Cousins with Helena Bereen, who plays the personification of the city in I Am Belfast

Belfast is a city that resists easy interpretation: nothing that happens there is ever as it initially seems. Because of this, many films about the(...)

Stephen Fry (57) and the man he recently married, Elliott Spencer (27). Photographs: Niki Nikolova/Filmmagic

Age-gap relationships are and always have been controversial, but if you are limiting the pool you choose a mate from by age, you could be losing o(...)

What were your cultural highlights of 2014? In print, Richard Flanagan’s The Narrow Road to the Deep North was a beautiful, deeply affecting n(...)

Tucked away in the easternmost corner of Saxony, Görlitz is filled with perfect examples of every major architectural movement of the last 500 years. Photograph:  Norbert Millauer/AFP/Getty Images)

My train was delayed getting into Görlitz. Late for an appointment, I hopped into a taxi to take me into town. A decade on I still rememb(...)

Dawn O’Porter in Dublin last weekend. Photograph: Cathal Burke/ 3:30

When you’re married to the greatest love of your life and the only thing you would change about yourself is your “flat bum”, life is good. “How lov(...)

Terry Gilliam on the set of new film The Zero Theorem: “I don’t hate technology. I just hate the religion around it”

‘I’ve been in bed for three days so that I could get myself well enough to actually speak,” rasps Terry Gilliam into his tea. Maybe so. But, pr(...)

The Zero Theorem 2:26

Gifted “entity-cruncher” Qohen Leth (Christoph Waltz) is reassigned by Management (Matt Damon) to work from home on solving the near-impossible Zer(...)

Grand Budapest Hotel 2:25

A few critics have, from time to time, accused Wes Anderson of “contrivance”. What now? All fictions are contrived. Unlike real life, stories tend (...)

Only Lovers Left Alive 1:44

Contrary to expectation, Adam and Eve are among the last of their kind. Centuries into his existence, world-weary vampire Adam (Tom Hiddleston)(...)

Cara Delevingne during the Chanel show as part of Paris Fashion Week: Haute Couture last week. Photograph: Pascal le Segretain/Getty Images

The shock piece at Paris Fashion Week: Haute Couture did not come from the collection of revived surrealist Elsa Schiaparelli, nor from Donatella Vers(...)