Jennifer Hudson: the only constant is my voice

Jennifer Hudson's stunning and soulful singing catapulted her from church choir to chart success and then on to Hollywood. But when three members of her family were murdered, it took all she had to keep going. She talks to Tim Adams about surviving grief

How Michel Gondry turns twee into art

Ryan Gilbey: He brought us Kylie clones, brainwashing hairdryers and Gael García Bernal and Charlotte Gainsbourg galloping on a giant fabric horse … and makes it all look like something a geek would whip up in their garden shed