The cultural reach of movies is enormous. Sometimes they even impact the language; here are 7 words that originated in movies.
When the Australian National Gallery spent $1 million on Jackson Pollock’s ‘Blue Poles’ in 1973, controversy erupted. It now looks like a bargain.
I watched the commentary for the classic movie ‘Back to the Future’, with co-writer Bob Gale. Here are 11 things I learned.
Before movies and television, and even radio, people turned to different mediums for entertainment. Welcome, to the ‘Cyclorama’.
They cannot be constructed, they serve no practical purpose, they are mysterious and baffling. They are, Impossible Objects.
Disco, punk, hard rock and funk; the 1970’s were a great decade for music. Here are ten unusual backstories of 1970’s hits.
Some of the best movies are the ones where animals take centre stage. Here are 8 amazing animal movie stars.
Monet’s ‘The Magpie’ is a striking early painting by one of history’s most famous artists. Its creation was difficult and unlikely.
‘Wolf Alice’ are a British band that has taken the alt-rock world by storm. If you haven’t heard of them, you will, Here are 9 …
Neil Gaiman’s ‘Stardust’ is a brilliant piece of fantasy writing; a simultaneously modern, and old-fashioned, fairy tale about a fallen star in human form, and …