culture

‘The Americans’, the Russians and the perils of parallels

Why sometimes it’s better to approach art on its own terms

‘A Quiet Place’, where silence means survival

John Krasinski’s latest film summons terror from the everyday

Merchant Ivory connects gilded surfaces with emotional depth

Restraint belies profundity in ‘Maurice’, ‘Howards End’ and more

‘Colours of Impressionism’: a fascinating showcase of the ephemeral

Masterpieces from the Musée d’Orsay at the Art Gallery of South Australia

Ivo van Hove: It’s only theatre

The prolific director is bringing jumbotron Shakespeare to the Adelaide Festival

Robin Campillo’s ‘BPM’

The French-Moroccan director presents a clear-eyed portrayal of true activism during the AIDS epidemic

The NGV Triennial

A new exhibition series’ first instalment delivers a heady mix of populism and politics

Patient simulation

Some actors intentionally suffer for their art

The Story of Shit

A cultural, scientific and historical account of shit: a Midas Dekkers book extract

A revealing portrait of Leonardo da Vinci

Walter Isaacson’s new biography is a study of crippling perfection and obsessive observation

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