Weekend arts guide: ten of London's hottest tickets
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Man of Steel opens in UK cinemas today. Christopher Nolans Superman reboot stars Henry Cavill as a young man who must go on a journey of discovery after finding out he has extraordinary powers and isn’t from earth. With Russell Crowe. “Marvel-sized thrills,” says Time.
Steven Soderbergh's much-vaunted Liberace biopic Behind the Candelabra stars Michael Douglas as the flamboyant pianist Liberace who seduces a naive young Scott Thorson (Matt Damon) into a secret and ultimately doomed six-year affair. "A scream," says The Times.
Baz Luhrmann's 3D film adaptation of classic novel The Great Gatsby stars Leonardo DiCaprio stars as Gatsby, a mysterious millionaire who flaunts his super-rich lifestyle in an attempt to regain his lost love Daisy (Carey Mulligan). Reviews are mixed – but it's still a "must-see", says Film 4.
Rutherford & Son has opened at the St James Theatre, London. Jonathan Miller directs the tale of a domineering patriarch who struggles to control his family and business interests in the industrial north. “Blazingly powerful,” says the Evening Standard. Until 29 June.
Shakespeare’s romantic comedy A Midsummer Night’s Dream is showing at the Globe. Two couples flee to the woods to avoid an arranged marriage but become entangled in a dispute between a fairy king and queen. "Joyously inventive," says the Daily Telegraph. Until 12 October.
Lucy Kirkwood's new drama about US/China relations, Chimerica, is showing at the Almeida Theatre. An American photojournalist risks his career and friendships to track down the Tiananmen Square protester he snapped in 1989. "A cracking thriller," says the Daily Telegraph. Until 6 July.
Wyndham's Theatre is showing a revival of Alan Ayckbourn's 1960s hit Relatively Speaking. A young man follows his girlfriend to her parent's house to propose, but finds nothing is as it seems. Stars Felicity Kendal. "Brilliantly witty," says the Daily Telegraph. Until 31 August.
The Royal Academy's annual Summer Exhibition opens to the public today. The largest open submission exhibition in the world displays more than 1,000 works by artists including Anthony Caro and Zaha Hadid. “Impressive,” says the Daily Telegraph. Until 18 August.
A survey exhibition of British painter Patrick Caulfield is on at Tate Britain. Caulfield is known for his colourful stylised still lifes and interiors from the 1960s onwards. The show runs in parallel with an exhibition by YBA painter Gary Hume. "Quietly magnificent," says the ArtsDesk. Until 1 September.
Master Drawings at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, features a selection of works from its renowned collection which spans 500 years and includes drawings by Leonardo, Raphael, Michelangelo, Cezanne and David Hockney. "Stunning," says the Sunday Times. Until 18 August.