The history of the Academy Awards is long and laden with both controversy and trivia. Here are 10 pioneering Academy Award firsts.
I recently watched the commentary track to the 1985 classic movie ‘Back to the Future’, with co-writer Bob Gale, and producer Bob Canton. Here are 10 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; why would anyone make an Impossible Object? This points to a deeper, philosophical question: why does anyone, do anything?
Friend of Matisse, muse of Picasso, Francoise Gilot’s eventful life lead to the creation of some wonderful works of art.
Disco, punk, hard rock and funk; the 1970’s were a great decade for music. Here are the forgotten backstories of ten classic 70s tracks.
Some of the best movies are the ones where animals take centre stage. Here are 8 amazing animal movie stars.
There’s a lot of famous movie dialogue. But sometimes, that dialogue actually contains brand new words and phrases, that then enter the language proper. WEIRD, …
Monet is a famous artist. ‘The Magpie’ is a famous early work. You can see his technique in development, and I was lucky enough to see it in person.
‘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 …