Panned as rubbish when it was published in 1919, The Sheik spawned a legendary movie and hundreds of desert romances, despite its questionable central theme.
As another actor speaks of pressure to look the 'right' way, research reveals that this pressure is prevalent at all levels of the industry.
Should unfinished art remain so?
No big political statements this year but plenty of strong roles for women as two films emerge as firm favourites for Oscar Best Picture honours.
The review contains some great ideas. It remains to be seen whether these will ever see the light of day.
The various readings of this national myth can tell us a lot about our cultural and political time and place.
The strange story of the author one of 2018's bestselling novels reveals a lot about some careers at the top end of publishing.
Emoji may be becoming more inclusive, but greater engagement with those that they intend to represent is still needed.
Several outstanding women were nominated, but Rainbow Murray, an adviser to the series, says the public vote showed how we're still more inclined to recognise male achievement.
Film-makers need to be both careful and sensitive with their choice of subject matter.
Director Alfonso Cuarón's gamble on a non-professional has paid off. But how do amateur actors fare once the end credits have rolled?
Misogynoir is defined as the junction where sexism and racism meet. But it's more complicated than that.
Painter, sculptor, inventor, engineer, mathematician, anatomist: has anyone ever surpassed the genius of Leonardo?
Jeremy Hunt says he will making press freedom a priority. Good for him There are a few things he can do immediately.
Research shows that the sense of belonging provided by platforms like Facebook trumps our distrust of social media.
A London exhibition of the French post-impressionist painter is an opportunity to examine what it is that fascinates us about art itself.
The hit film about a lesbian Queen Anne is the latest in a wave of films, TV series and books which make woman on woman sexuality a central theme.
From Scarecrow to Scabby William, what can medieval names tell historians today?
Diversity of world's sign languages tells us much about how we communicate.
Want to travel to 1314 and see Robert the Bruce slaying an English knight? Why step this way, madam.