And the Oscar goes to ... here are some hints

Tymon Smith shares his take on the expected winners of the most coveted categories

CHRIS THURMAN: Chaotic ‘herri’, an incoherent way to coherently learn about music

Cluttered but beautiful, the digital publication promises to ‘turn academic work into public knowledge'

Five things to watch this weekend

Sci-fi and dystopian drama, young adult fiction, the story of a con artist and a nun solving crimes

Murder most mirthful

After Party’s light-hearted take on grisly murder adds a comic spin to the classic whodunit

CHRIS THURMAN:: Don’t look down: water everywhere and nowhere

Tangier in North Africa and Tangier in the US offer opposites of climate change language games

Five things to watch this weekend

Comic horror, a coming-of-age tale and some thrills, what to watch this week

BOBBY GHOSH: Joe Rogan furore part of Spotify’s identity crisis

Platform wants to be seen as a tech company but is becoming a media company with accountability issues

CHRIS THURMAN: Well-made tales for viewers with attention deficits

The 2022 MyFrenchFilmFestival is available to view free of charge until February 14, writes Chris Thurman

Five things to watch this weekend

Comedy and spoofs, a new offering from Netflix Korea and Better Call Saul season five — what to stream

Trend of killing off characters in the name of ratings

Exits of stars and beloved characters so commonplace now that it’s less and less hard to care about these deaths

This might be why Michelangelo gave up completing his Pieta

Restoration has confirmed that the 2,700kg piece of marble had veins and numerous minute cracks

The ‘k-wave’ is sweeping the globe and audiences are loving it

Rise in global popularity of South Korean culture is being spearheaded by successes such as Parasite and Netflix hit Squid Game

CHRIS THURMAN: Exploring human-equine connections in art

Avontuur Wine Estate's exhibition Art & Equus presents works that conform to and resist the familiar artistic treatment of horses

Five things to watch this weekend

A chilling true medical story, Japanese drama, dark Swedish comedy, a World War 2 spy thriller and a music documentary — what to stream

The problem with not looking up

Netflix’s satire Don’t Look Up is giving rise to heated debate

CHRIS THURMAN: Tossed by storms, yet we manage to soar

In her latest series, photographic artist Aïda Muluneh asks of her viewers to embrace adversity without fear, writes Chris Thurman

Published by Arena Holdings and distributed with the Financial Mail on the last Thursday of every month except December and January.