Jean-Michel Basquiat: he “was like his own university. He was always gathering material and information and storing it.” Photograph: Alexis Adler/Magnolia Pictures

Sara Driver’s new picture, Boom for Real, about the late teenage years of the New York artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, is a huge cause for celebration. L(...)

Edna O’Brien

The 2018 Hay Festival, in collaboration with The Pool, published this list of 100 books by women, including works by Iris Murdoch, Edna O’Brien, Maria(...)

Ryan Reynolds and Gemma Arterton in The Voices

Marjane Satrapi is one of those rare enigmas; a best-seller and Oscar-nominee, sure, but one who remains totally uncompromising in the face of glob(...)

The Missing Picture

Few who caught Joshua Oppenheimer’s The Act of Killing – an oblique revisiting of atrocities in Indonesia – would disagree that it was one of 2013’s v(...)