Fritz Lang

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Top of the list: Seven Samurai, directed by Akira Kurosawa. His Rashomon came in at No. 4

Over the last few years, BBC Culture has been asking the world’s critics – including this writer and my colleague Tara Brady – to vote for their 100 f(...)

The Tales of Hoffmann: Andrew Synott’s musical direction maintains the energy and shifting moods throughout Irish National Opera’s production

THE TALES OF HOFFMANN O’Reilly Theatre, Dublin ★ ★ ★ ★ The three tales in Jacques Offenbach’s The Tales of Hoffmann are set up in act I, the prologue(...)

Bell and Annette Bening in Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool

Paul McGuigan’s persuasive, brilliantly acted Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool confirms that the movie business is a cruel mistress. The picture, bas(...)

Michael Patrick’s My Left Nut

My Left Nut Bewley’s Café Theatre, Powerscourt Townhouse ★★★★ In Michael Patrick’s bittersweet comic solo performance, a young Belfast boy is h(...)

Jon Hamm as a computer simulation of a woman’s dead husband in Michael Almereyda’s indie film   Marjorie Prime. Photograph: Jason Robinette.

In the opening scene of Marjorie Prime, we first meet Marjorie, an 85-year-old struggling with memory loss, as she listens to Walter Prime, a computer(...)

Wonder Woman

WONDER WOMAN ★★★ Directed by Patty Jenkins. Starring Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Robin Wright, Danny Huston, David Thewlis, Connie Nielsen, Elena Anaya G(...)

As in everything in life, there are pioneers and settlers. But when it comes to electronic music, there are few enough of the former as important as (...)

A station for trains and aircraft envisaged by Sant’Elia

This year is the centenary of the death of Antonio Sant’Elia, who is considered one of the finest draughtsmen in the history of architecture. Yet few(...)

Max Schreck in the lead role of Nosferatu in the 1922 expressionist film.

Silent film director Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau gave the world its first taste of horror movies with his classic Dracula knock-off, Nosferatu. Now, 84 (...)

The story goes that, after seeing Peter Lorre excel in Hans Wedekind’s Spring Awakening, director Fritz Lang made a pact with the young German actor. (...)

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