Art & Culture

Emperor Kangxi and the Sun King Louis XIV: Sino-Franco Encounters in Arts and Culture.


Lessons From Premiere Week: Comedy Up, NBC Down, Nostalgia Mixed

So we're a week into the meat of the networks' fall season. Premiere ratings only go so far in terms of their instructiveness; as recently as last year, Outsourced did okay on its first outing, and it's dead now. Very dead.

Ty Segall: Campy Irreverence, Sincere Appreciation

Ty Segall's "Goodbye Bread" unfurls into a disarmingly mellow, casually masterful bit of haiku rock 'n' roll existentialism.

'Moneyball': A 'Bad News Bears' For MBAs

Brad Pitt plays Billy Beane, the general manager of the Oakland A's, in the movie Moneyball.

Rin Tin Tin: From Battlefield To Hollywood, A Story Of Friendship

The original Rin Tin Tin was born in 1918 and died in 1932.

Convergence 2011: Australian content state of play

Convergence is reshaping the Australian media landscape, with new technologies growing in influence and providing audiences with more choice than ever before. But what's happening to Australian content?

To help inform the discussion around the Australian Government's Convergence Review, Screen Australia has released a comprehensive analysis of Australian content across all media platforms.

The Creative Arts Emmys: The Hard Work Of Television Gets Its Due

Janie Bryant of Mad Men is nominated for an Emmy Award for costuming for the episode, "The Beautiful Girls."

Australian households embrace digital TV

Australians are embracing the move to digital television with an average of 82 per cent of households across the nation already converted to digital TV, the Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy, Senator Stephen Conroy, said today.

Splendid Treasures: A Hundred Masterpieces of the National Palace Museum on Parade


Academy Brings "Giant" to NYC

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Monday Nights with Oscar® will present "Giant" on Monday, September 12, at 7 p.m. at the Academy Theater at Lighthouse International in New York City. The evening will also feature actress Carroll Baker and historian Foster Hirsch in an onstage discussion about the making of "Giant" and working with George Stevens.