A slew of Christmas specials will fill our small screens over the Silly Season.
The traditional Christmas movie has all but disappeared from cinemas this year, as filmmakers take pains not to offend other faiths and bow to the demand for lots of sound, fury and action.
Playing WW11 codebreaker Alan Turing, later pilloried for his homosexuality, meant a gruelling experience for English star Benedict Cumberbatch. But his lead role in The Imitation Game looks set to deliver him an Oscar
Christmas episodes have the potential to lift our spirits but they can also be mind-numbingly cliche.
Transformers: Age of Extinction is yet another battle between good robots and bad robots, with some humans, too.
The anti-war message of the novel, The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, had a powerful impression on a young Russell Wenholz.
Fashion designer Jodhi Meares is ending 2014 on a high note, with the opening of the first Australian store for her activewear brand, The Upside.
Zoe Sugg, aka YouTube sensation Zoella, takes 'few days out and off internet because it's clouding up my brain' after confirmation best-selling novel was ghostwritten.
The Herald's experts present the music, movies and television that will make you merry these holidays.
Jane Gleeson-White makes a good case for the success of her unlikely revolutionaries.