The first Korean film to secure a best picture Oscar nomination is a testament to the international appeal of K-cinema.
There are many reasons the movie version of Cats has flopped, not least the unfortunate way in which various characters have been assigned racial characteristics.
Two men talking about racism in Britain: one is black, the other white. Guess who was targeted for abuse?
In a statement on their website, Harry and Meghan have said they are ditching the royal rota. However, in doing so are they gaining more or less control over their story?
In converging two timelines to retell Little Women, Greta Gerwig's writing and direction create emotions in the audience that made her deserving of an Oscar nomination for direction
Why shouting diversity just doesn't cut it if the system is designed to keep people out.
The Persian Empire – on the site of what is now Iran – set the standard for superpowers of the ancient world and left a cornucopia of treasures and architectural masterpieces.
Charlie Hebdo's often biting and dark humour frequently troubles people in France, and many reactions to the attack in France were not in keeping with the values of the publication.
In 2009, newspapers prophesied the death of the radio drama. However, as of 2020 audio fiction has become the fastest-growing strand in publishing, with tech, media and film companies crowding in.
Ethical veganism is now protected as a 'philosophical belief'. But it's about more than just a plant-based diet.
The latest version of Dickens' classic is a refreshingly diverse tale of the triumph of the ordinary heroism over everyday evil.
Novelist Emily Bernhard Jackson has identified an important gap in contemporary crime fiction: middle-aged women detectives.
A growing interest in plastic surgery reflects growing ideas that 'fixing' your body will fix your life.
The Viking world was as much populated by missionary kings, bishops and saints as it was by raiders, gods and giants.
Pineapple and celery were the precursors of today’s obsession with kale and avocado toast.
The latest version of the Gothic vampire chiller is brought to you with the trademark humour of writers Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss.
Memoirs of the morning after: because literature tells us the hangover is about so much more than physical symptoms.
Founded on Christmas Day 1119 and disbanded in 1307, this religious order has been misunderstood ever since.
A religion of conspicuous consumption has replaced Christianity at the centre of Christmas – and it’s big business which will be most pleased of all.
We have an innate desire to be reminded of darkness and mortality during the festive season.