Category: Culture

Art against racism: Nina Simone’s example

Nina Simone

The Civil Rights movement is one of the most important moments in the history of the United States, concentrated mainly in the southern states of the country, with the events that occurred between 1954 and 1968 being a form of resistance by the black community that demanded an end to the imposed racial segregation by

Top 4 Accessible Landmarks in Germany

German landmarks

Whether you’re a native to the country or a tourist, there are so many hidden gems to find in Germany. With the country working diligently to remove barriers between disabled people and its cultural locations and landmarks, there are now more accessible tourist destinations across Germany than ever before. Together with the expertise of German

Emceeing 101: A Practical Guide to Body Language

master of ceremonies

Being the master of ceremonies entails more than the talent of weaving words together, it also requires the skillful use of body language. For the most part, what you say won’t matter too much if you don’t make the right gestures or use the proper tone of voice or facial expression to match your message.

A closer look at the fashion sense of James Bond villains

James Bond Villians

When fashion in James Bond movies is mentioned, it’s likely that you’ll think of the suave agent himself. From Sean Connery’s movies in which he sported his own tailor’s handiwork, to the Italian made-to-measure Brioni suits worn by Daniel Craig, 007 is definitely one of the best-dressed characters to grace the big screen. However, it’s

Supersonic air travel might be making a comeback

Concorde

Fifteen years after the last Concorde flight landed in 2003, supersonic air travel might be ready to make a comeback. But not everyone’s happy about it. A new documentary short by Verge Science delves into the reasons people are so eager to bring back ultra-fast civilian flights, and why they stopped in the first place.

The Best Christmas Markets from Around the World

Christmas markets

The festive season is upon us, and for some people that can only mean one thing – Christmas markets! This centuries-old tradition originated in Germany and has its history rooted in the Holy Roman Empire of the Middle Ages. In the 21st century, the modern Christmas Market has spread and become popular around Europe and

New Will Smith movie teases the new Audi R8

The trailer for Will Smith’s new animated comedy Spies in Disguise may have just revealed the design for the new Audi R8 e-tron. Smith stars alongside Tom Holland, Karen Gillan and Rashida Jones as the voice of Lance Sterling – a smooth, James Bond-like super spy who we see in the trailer driving what looks

Empire have revealed their best movies of 2018

Best movies of 2018

2018 has been a cracking year for lovers of the big screen. From little-known indie masterpieces and Netflix exclusives, to big budget animation and epic superhero mashups – it’s been anything but boring. The editors over at Empire Online have listened to their readers, argued among themselves and carefully curated their list of the best

Watch Jack Black read his own IMDb profile

Jack Black

The comic actor and Tenacious D front man was invited to commentate on his own profile page on the world’s favourite movie website – with predictably hilarious results. You probably know Jack Black from his numerous hit films including School of Rock, Nacho Libre, High Fidelity, Kind Kong, the Kung Fu Panda series and many