What the doppelganger has meant to filmmakers through the years
In folklore, to meet your own double was usually a portent of death, writes Anne Billson. But the doppelganger can also provide humour for farces such as 'The Parent Trap'
The Holocaust survivor fighting prejudice through hip hop
The 86-year-old tells Jack Dutton how she teamed up with rapper Kapoo to make a short film, ‘Edek’, named after the Polish man who hid her from the Nazis
Every Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts film ranked from worst to best
How does 'Fantastic Beasts' match up to the likes of 'The Goblet of Fire' or 'The Prisoner of Azkaban'?
How Julie & Julia reminds us of the transformative power of cooking
The two stories presented aren’t just about cooking bringing a new joie de vivre, but about two women learning to accept and celebrate imperfection, writes Clarisse Loughrey
The Michael Jackson allegations might be the cultural moment we need
Like many, our columnist Lucy Jones is reassessing her fandom after watching the ‘Leaving Neverland’ documentary. For her, it’s a disturbing portrait of the long-lasting, violent and pernicious effects of child abuse
The 10 best winners of Best Picture at the Oscars
The Independent's critic Geoffrey Macnab chooses the best films to have ever won Hollywood's most prestigious award
Oscars 2019: Why predicting the winners gets harder every year
The changing membership of the academy opens the door to a wider range of winners, finds Helen O'Hara