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
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.
In 1951 J.D. Salinger wrote his famous novel The Catcher in the Rye. It was proclaimed by hundreds of thousands as an amazing book a classic. But is it really a classic or maybe the worst book ever written?
Young people often feel that they are negatively portrayed by the media. The media gets lots of news stories out of the threat from hoodies, youth knife crime, binge drinking in city centres and ASBOs being slapped on young people. Even some ‘good news’ stories are portrayed negatively such as t
When the invention of photography was announced in Paris in 1839, the artist Paul Delaroche stated that, “from today, painting is dead”. 169 years of painting since that time have proved Delaroche wrong however the initial announcement did change the way painters approached their art. They moved
In Shakespeare's play MacBeth, Lady MacBeth seems to be a powerhungry wife who encourages her husband to do the evil deed of killing King Duncan. Macbeth seems to be indecisive while his wife has a much more clear view of what she wants. Is she the real force behind the murder?