Pasolini — DVD review

A darkly impressionistic account of the last day in the life of the great Italian film director

The sound and fury of pop music

With its rapid cycles of sonic innovation and social outrage, of youthful rebelliousness and corporate control, pop music has packed a lot into its brief history

Interview: Tom Courtenay

The poster boy of 1960s kitchen-sink realism talks about his retreat from — and return to — stardom and his acclaimed new film ‘45 Years’

The art of nation-building in Albania

Albania’s PM has crayons in his office and once insisted that buildings be painted in bright colours. Peter Aspden meets a leader in thrall to the power of art