If we think that holding morally objectionable views disqualifies anyone from being considered a great thinker or a political leader, then there’s hardly anyone from history left.
Netflix, Disney and others are all reviving old favourites but with significantly darker twists to them. Is it a reflection of our current moment?
Hipsters exhibit a nostalgia for the past that echoes past right-leaning political movements around the world.
Apart from depicting them as eternally depressed and dull, Bollywood has always painted widows as asexual hermits instead of complete human beings.
When artists destroy their works, it's usually to express their disdain for critics, dealers and curators. But does this get lost in the attention, hype and money that follows?
The HBO series can tell us a lot about how we view the Medieval world.