Carey Mulligan in 'Suffragette'

Suffragette — film review

An urgent portrayal of the battle for the ballot

The Life of a Song

Still from Disney’s ‘Fantasia’ ©Photoshot/Collection Christophel
David Shire’s version of Mussorgsky’s piece was a triumph, the original music’s downbeats chiming with the disco groove
'Money (That's What I Want)' vinyl record
The tune became part of The Beatles’ repertoire and The Flying Lizards made a hit of it in 1979
From left, Victor Garber, Hank Rogerson and Emily Blunt in 'Sicario'

Sicario — film review

Denis Villeneuve’s film explores a murky world of narco-darkness

Abraham Attah and Idris Elba in 'Beasts of No Nation'

Beasts of No Nation — film review

A traumatic portrayal of child soldiers in Africa

Slava Fetisov, centre, is the star witness in 'Red Army'

Red Army — film review

Absorbing documentary about the 1980s Soviet ice hockey team

Emma Watson, David Thewlis and Ethan Hawke in 'Regression'

Regression — film review

Alejandro Amenábar’s dull tale of ‘satanic panic’

Steven Isserlis. Photo: Satoshi Aoyagi
©Satoshi Aoyagi

Ian Bostridge, Steven Isserlis and Julius Drake, Wigmore Hall, London

A programme of music flavoured with bleakness

Nino Machaidze as Inès. Photo: Bettina Stoess
©Bettina Stoess

Vasco da Gama, Deutsche Oper Berlin

A production of Meyerbeer’s opera littered with cheap clichés

Left and centre, power figures from the Yombe group of the Kongo peoples. Right: power figure from the Vili group (all 19th century)

Kongo: Power and Majesty, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York — review

A stirring show that documents 500 years of west African culture

Matana Roberts on stage at Oslo in London. Photo: Roger Thomas
©Roger Thomas

Matana Roberts, Oslo, London — review

Roberts used mixed media to relay a history of the American south

Sarah Lamb in 'Raven Girl'. Photo: Johan Persson
©Johan Persson

Raven Girl/ Connectome, Royal Opera House, London

Reworked and revived, Wayne McGregor’s ballet is still flawed