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Judy Garland as Esther Smith in Meet Me in St Louis (1944)

How Technicolor conquered cinema

14 November 2015 9:00 am

Peter Hoskin celebrates Technicolor’s 100th birthday

From Spike Milligan — and Marge Simpson — with love, light, peace and great respect

24 October 2015 9:00 am

This book is a serious bit of kit. Its hard covers measure 28.9 by 21 centimetres, and it weighs 1.62…

Turning Japanese: ‘Spirited Away’ by Hayao Miyazaki, who has influenced Pixar’s latest offering, Big Hero 6

How Japan became a pop culture superpower

31 January 2015 9:00 am

Peter Hoskin on the island nation that has taken over popular culture

Deborah Ross: If you don't enjoy Saving Mr Banks, there's something wrong with you

30 November 2013 9:00 am

Saving Mr Banks tells ‘the untold true story’ of the making of the Disney classic Mary Poppins via the stand-offs…

Opera: Is Philip Glass' trying to bore his way into immortality?

8 June 2013 9:00 am

First nights at English National Opera are, in the main, matters for a sociologist rather than an opera critic. That…

Michael Douglas as Liberace: surprisingly charismatic and vaguely sexy

Michael Douglas is 68 - and for the first time, as Liberace, vaguely sexy

8 June 2013 9:00 am

Behind the Candelabra is Stephen Soderbergh’s film about Liberace, starring Michael Douglas and Matt Damon, and already you will have…