The sense of the political slogan, not to mention the chance to plough marketing opportunities, is never far from Weiwei's work.
In fact, the ceremony had everything that the film industry could ever hope for – well, almost everything because Americans tuned out in their millions.
This kowtowing to United States influence not only underscored the cementing of diplomacy, but also seemed to firm up an existing adoption of American expressions.
A tribute to the man with the Midas' touch for plots, court-room drama, and other stories, on his birthday.
As a former Australian Labor Party president and advisor to conservative prime ministers John Howard and Tony Abbott, Mundine is not known for pulling his punches.
What is it about the Star Wars film series, conceived by George Lucas, that has made Star Wars the third highest grossing film series of all time?
Like many music lovers, I came from an early childhood of music studies, in my case the piano.
The crudity of the racism is the point of the plot, and of course the film is a straightforward attack on the overt and hidden racist culture of 1974 USA.
What do Lady Godiva and Wonder Woman have in common?
Pop and folk musicians have long held visions of a world which encourages respect for a sovereignty of people as opposed to a selfish, go-it-alone patriotism.
'Cloaca makes the ultimate criticism of modern art - that most of it is crap; that the art world has finally disappeared up its own backside.'
Interracial couple Richard and Mildred Loving married in 1958, but the state of Virginia where they lived, first jailed and humiliated, then banished them.