He is the first black American president with an Islamic background,with charisma and promising speeches, but are promises the only thing he made? Is his name worthy of standing next to those of Doctors Without Borders, Dalai Lama, Frederic Passy,Mother Teresa? Does Obama deserve the Peace Prize be
To celebrate the 60th anniversary of the creation of the Peoples Republic China has produced a propaganda blockbuster. Most people will avoid a propaganda film however most films made have a point be it promoting Christianity, fighting the trade in blood diamonds, highlighting poverty or interpretin
Facebook, we all know, is the ultimate tool for procrastination, but is it entirely pointless? Don’t we need a period of relaxation in our overly hectic scheduled lives? Or are we all going just a poke too far?
This week in Sheffield is the showing of the theatre production of Rain Man. The film has a bad press in the autistic community for giving people a stereotype of a person with autism - a secret genius with a hidden gift, but completely inept at everything else - that is inaccurate and widely believe
The record shop is dying. More and more people find their musical fill online, without stepping foot in a shop. Independent outlets are closing all the time because people are downloading music, rather than buying the physical products. We cant allow this to carry on.
Many museums are currently free, however this does not mean that they don’t have costs. Should we instead of seeing museums as being a free day out instead see them as an attraction that we need to decide the value of our visit for and give appropriately.
11th August was the screening and live debate in Sheffield of 'The Yes Men Fix The World', the latest film by the Yes Men (Andy Bichlbaum and Mike Bonanno) in which, among other similar stunts, they impersonate the Dow Jones group on national TV and pretend to pay off two billion pounds compensation
Celebrity culture is the usually regarded as the kind of 'cheap' fame that is so ingrained in our current culture. You can become famous for almost anything: singing, acting, even spending a period of time with only a few other people in a locked house. And this kind of 'fame' is what this debate is
Belfast is home to some of the most famous political murals in the world, with most depicting some aspect of the conflict between the loyalist and republican factions in Northern Ireland. Almost 2000 murals have been documented in Northern Ireland since the 1970s, and not all are explicitly politica
We love to hate reality stars and some of the criticism levelled at them can be unbelievable - particularly in online forums. But can the process be a confidence booster or will they need years of therapy afterwards?