A suit fit for a kingsman

Matthew Vaughn’s new spy film looks so suave he thinks you’ll want to look the part. The director speaks to Jo Ellison

Great moment is far from Close

This week’s films reviewed: ‘Albert Nobbs’, ‘Avengers Assemble’, ‘Damsels in Distress’, ‘African Cats’, ‘The Monk’, ‘Being Elmo’ and ‘Outside Bet’

Mews from nowhere

Buildings designed for horses are now among the most desirable homes in London and routinely breach the £1m mark

Film releases: July 22

Nigel Andrews reviews Kevin Spacey’s star turn in ‘Horrible Bosses’, Ewan McGregor in ‘Beginners’, Pixar’s ‘Cars 2’ and ‘The Big Picture’

Does China need Puccini?

The west’s glib exportation of culture looks an awful lot like a subtle form of imperialism