A question stalking Kevin Macdonald’s study of Whitney Houston is whether it does enough things differently to justify a release so soon after Nick Br(...)

Lars von Trier at the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France, May 15th, 2018. Photograph: Julien Mignot/The New York Times

To the hills above Cannes for conversation with Lars von Trier about his more than mildly controversial film The House that Jack Built. We’ll have the(...)

Whitney Houston in 1988. Photograph: RDA/Getty Images

 There are few documentary film-makers who many people can put a face and style to. Nick Broomfield is one of them. He’s the bumbling English man(...)

In her prime: a youthful Whitney Houston on stage  in June 1988. Photograph: RDA/Getty Images

On February 11th, 2012, as musical royalty descended on Los Angeles for the Grammys, Whitney Houston checked in to the Beverly Hilton hotel with an en(...)