Culture

bg
Shaun, the Way Back Home hitmaker back from military service in South Korea, talks about his new singles Blue and Closed Ending

Shaun, the Way Back Home hitmaker back from military service...

South Korean singer Shaun returned last week with singles Closed Ending and Blue,...

bg
Will the art that collector Uli Sigg donated to Hong Kong museum M+ finally be judged on its merits?

Will the art that collector Uli Sigg donated to Hong Kong...

Art collector Uli Sigg, a keen hunter in his youth, feels he is the one trapped...

bg
In the Company of Men, by Véronique Tadjo, translated by the author with John Cullen

In the Company of Men, by Véronique Tadjo, translated by...

One of the interesting aspects of the way readers have responded to the pandemic...

bg
From Cai Guo-qiang’s fireworks to a Boston heist and more, art documentaries on Netflix, Amazon Prime, and BBC First

From Cai Guo-qiang’s fireworks to a Boston heist and more,...

If a picture is worth a thousand words then that seriously short-changes the art...

bg
Jimmy Wang Yu went into exile in Taiwan to direct One-Armed Boxer, and its action-packed style made it entertaining

Jimmy Wang Yu went into exile in Taiwan to direct One-Armed...

Jimmy Wang Yu’s appearances in classic Shaw Brothers wuxia films such as Golden...

bg
Ewan McGregor, star of Netflix series Halston, swaps lightsabers and space for needles and New York

Ewan McGregor, star of Netflix series Halston, swaps lightsabers...

Imagine, if you will, a galaxy far, far away where fashion designer Halston dresses...

bg
Han Hyo-joo, Park Hyung-sik lead survival K-drama series, Lee Hye-ri of Girl’s Day joins Joseon Era period drama

Han Hyo-joo, Park Hyung-sik lead survival K-drama series,...

Spring is in the air and the buds of several new K-dramas are beginning to sprout.Among...

bg
Night Blue, by Angela O’Keeffe

Night Blue, by Angela O’Keeffe

If you’re about my age, you’ll remember the brouhaha* over the purchase of the Jackson...

bg
From a Low and Quiet Sea, by Donal Ryan

From a Low and Quiet Sea, by Donal Ryan

This stunning novel was recommended to me by Becky from Becky’s Books and it was...

bg
J. Yoon of South Korean rock band M.C the Max found dead at home. Foul play is not suspected, according to police

J. Yoon of South Korean rock band M.C the Max found dead...

J. Yoon of prominent South Korean rock band M.C the Max was found dead at home on...

bg
NFTs have come of age – and Post invites artists to mint some for charity auction to help Operation Santa Claus appeal

NFTs have come of age – and Post invites artists to mint...

The NFT market for art has legs. That is our view after a year in which crypto art...

bg
Is Chinese actress Liu Haocun the next Gong Li? Star of Zhang Yimou’s Cliff Walkers can learn from Zhang Ziyi and Zhou Dongyu

Is Chinese actress Liu Haocun the next Gong Li? Star of...

With Cliff Walkers taking more money than any other movie at the Chinese box office...

bg
Ellen DeGeneres ending her show after turbulent year that ‘destroyed’ her

Ellen DeGeneres ending her show after turbulent year that...

It’s the end of an era: Ellen DeGeneres will end her daytime chat show next year.“When...

bg
Three O’clock in the Morning, by Gianrico Carofiglio, translated by Howard Curtis

Three O’clock in the Morning, by Gianrico Carofiglio, translated...

To be honest, as I always try to be here, I don’t know what the fuss is about this...

bg
Who is really writing K-pop songs? Students among those not getting credit for their work, TV report alleges

Who is really writing K-pop songs? Students among those...

The K-pop song you’re listening to may not have been written by the person paid...

bg
Netflix movie review: Army of the Dead – Zack Snyder’s zombie heist thriller offers an entertaining shoot ’em up

Netflix movie review: Army of the Dead – Zack Snyder’s...

3/5 starsZack Snyder is on a roll. After the so-called “Snyder cut” of his superhero...