Ruan Lingyu
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Behind the Pages

Ruan Lingyu: The Greta Garbo of Old Shanghai

As the classic film The Goddess is remastered for the BFI London Film Festival, we revisit our story about its star, Ruan Lingyu, one of China's most extraordinary and beloved film stars
A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night
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In Pictures

London Film Festival: AnOther's Key Highlights

Hannah Lack selects her five highlights of the BFI London Film Festival, along with a long forgotten classic and a 80s mash-up short
Beverly Pepper in her workshop
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Culture Talks

Beverly Pepper's First Works

As the totemic Land art of Beverly Pepper finally comes to London, AnOther speaks to the 91-year-old artist about the inspiration she has found in the Umbrian hills
Peter Sellers in Dr Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Wo
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Who, What, Why

The Line of Art & Madness

This June, an innovative festival concept explores the links between creativity and mental health in events across London
A Viennese woman depicted during the latter stages of choler
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Who, What, Why

The Sick Rose: The Grotesque Beauty of Early Modern Medicine

A new book provides an enlightening if squirm inducing insight into the early day of modern medicine
Michael White and Jack Nicholson, 1993
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Behind the Pages

Michael White: The Last Impresario

Another Man meets the filmmaker telling the glittering tale of Michael White, the man known as The Last Impresario
Girlfriends, 1978
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Who, What, Why

Girlfriends by Claudia Weill

We discover the pre-Girls Girls, in the form of Claudia Weill's 1978 Girlfriends, an acerbic and witty portrayal of mid-twenties life in Manhattan
Greetings from Palm Springs
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AnOther Thing I Wanted to Tell You

Martha Plimpton on A is For...

Actress Martha Plimpton, currently starring in Other Desert Cities at the Old Vic, discusses her work for women's rights group A Is For
© Ethel de Rossignol
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Who, What, Why

Ethel de Rossignol's Ghost Art

We consider the work of late medium Ethel Le Rossignol, who claimed her paintings were psychically transmitted to her by a ghost-artist named “J.P.F.”
Blade Runner sketch by Michael Kaplan
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AnOther Thing I Wanted to Tell You

Michael Kaplan on Blade Runner's Iconic Costumes

To mark the opening of the V&A’s Hollywood Costume exhibition, AnOther spoke to Blade Runner costume designer Michael Kaplan about his inspiration behind the sharp-angled suits and outsized shoulders...
Michelle Pfeiffer as Catwoman in Batman Returns, 1992
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AnOther Thing I Wanted to Tell You

Costume designer Mary Vogt on Michelle Pfeiffer’s Catsuit

It’s been exactly two decades since Michelle Pfeiffer purred and miaowed her way through Tim Burton’s Batman Returns, clad in nothing but a black latex bodysuit and red lipstick. It’s Anne Hathaway’s turn this week, as she hits the screens as Selina
The Great Day of His Wrath 1851-3, John Martin
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AnOther Thing I Wanted to Tell You

Author Will Self on Apocalyptic Films

Author and laconic TV personality Will Self’s first novel Cock and Bull imagined a world where men and women swapped sexual organs. The prolific author’s later novels include The Book of Dave – in which a cab driver’s rants are discovered 500 years
An Emergency in Slow Motion cover
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AnOther Thing I Wanted to Tell You

William Todd Schultz on Diane Arbus

William Todd Schultz digs deep into the inner life of celebrated and troubled photographer Diane Arbus, 40 years after her suicide
Claudia Cardinale
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In Pictures

Claudia Cardinale

Screen siren Claudia Cardinale drew the real cinephiles at the Locarno International Film Festival this year
Spectacles
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Culture Talks

Spectacles by John-Paul Pryor

The launch party for John-Paul Pryor’s visceral debut novel took place recently in a crowded Kings Cross gallery surrounded, appropriately, by the twisted fairy-tale art of Wolfe von Lenkiewicz.
Il Girasole
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In Pictures

Il Girasole

Nestled in the hills near Verona, this rotating villa was the brainchild of Italian architects Angelo Invernizzi and Ettore Fagiuoli. Christened Casa Girasole, it was designed to follow the sun throughout the day (“girasole” translates as
Spirit of the Death
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The Cine File

Spirits of the Dead

Billed as the “Ultimate Orgy of Evil” on its release in 1967, today Spirits of the Dead is more of a macabre cinematic time capsule. Released on Blu-Ray just in time for Halloween, it brings together some giants of European cinema; directors Roger
Cuba
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The Cine File

Soy Cuba

In this clip from Mikhail Kalatozov’s trailblazing film Soy Cuba, the camera takes in a beauty contest on the rooftop of a 5 star hotel in Batista-era Cuba, drops down the side of the building, circles around loungers sipping drinks and playing
over_your_cities_grass_will_grow_extrait
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Culture Talks

Anselm Kiefer

Today we feature an exclusive clip from the elegiac documentary on German sculptor Anselm Kiefer, entitled Over Your Cities Grass Will Grow. Directed by Sophie Fiennes (whose last documentary tackled rock star of philosophy Slavoj Zizek and whose
Caption
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The Cine File

Morgiana

Hannah Lack’s column is devoted to discovering the best in cult and underground cinema
Jeff Koons, Berlin, 2000
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Who, What, Why

Angelika Platen

Who? Angelika Platen...