The Rise and Fall of Hollywood The Weinstein allegations are indicative of wider fractures within Hollywood. But how did a small farming village become the centre of showbiz and glamour - and can it regain that past prestige?

Hollywood, California, is a city which is deeply ingrained in our consciousness. The word ‘Hollywood’ invokes images of sun-scorched studios, rolling film projectors, red carpets and of course, that iconic sign, loudly broadcasting the region’s consequence to the planet. This … Continue reading The Rise and Fall of Hollywood The Weinstein allegations are indicative of wider fractures within Hollywood. But how did a small farming village become the centre of showbiz and glamour – and can it regain that past prestige?

The Power of the Catchphrase: “Houston, we have a problem.” With that interplanetary silence only punctuated by the buzzing of alarm systems, Tom Hanks delivers the chilling, immortal message.

  This famous catchphrase hails from the ill-fated Apollo 13 mission to the moon, brought to the silver screen in the thrilling 1995 adaptation from Ron Howard. Two days into the voyage, an equipment failure crippled the vessel and plunged … Continue reading The Power of the Catchphrase: “Houston, we have a problem.” With that interplanetary silence only punctuated by the buzzing of alarm systems, Tom Hanks delivers the chilling, immortal message.