Tag Archive: Arts

Is Dumbing Down a Reality?

May 15, 2016 12:00 am Leave your thoughts

As the future of public service broadcasting is uncertain, it is timely now to again ask a familiar question and to broaden the debate beyond the confines of sectional interest


November 3, 2012 12:00 am Leave your thoughts

History replays itself over and over again. An endless loop. And we watch. Mesmerised. As if it were the first time. And we never learn... From Hungary to Bahrain, Dr Faisal Mikdadi contemplates the struggle for democracy.

Review: The Master

October 28, 2012 6:37 am Leave your thoughts

OK, I saw "The Master." Now I know what the fuss is about. I don't pretend to know the film's "message" but I walked out afterward seeing/feeling the world from its point of view, writes Jean Claude van Italie.