Winston churchill

Gary Oldman won the Academy Award for best actor for his role as Winston Churchill in Darkest Hour. Photo: AFP

The political biopic moment

6 min read . 10 Mar 2018
A still from ‘Darkest Hour’.
A still from ‘Darkest Hour’.

Film Review: Darkest Hour

2 min read . 19 Jan 2018
A still from ‘Dunkirk’. Historically, more than 300,000 British Empire troops were evacuated from Dunkirk, and the number of troops of the Royal Indian Army Service Corps in Dunkirk amounted to a few hundred. Photo: AP

Dunkirk and the delusions of empire

4 min read . 27 Jul 2017
A file photo of Winston Churchill. Photo: AFP<br />

Honouring colonial villains

4 min read . 30 Dec 2015
An undated file picture of Winston Churchill. Photo: AFP <br />

Déjà View | Flawed greatness

4 min read . 30 Jan 2015
Most major currencies still use cotton paper for their banknotes. Photo: Bloomberg<br />
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Taking a leaf out of history books

3 min read . 10 Oct 2013