This year promises to be a good one. Here are some of the highlights:
Museo, dir. Alonso Ruizpalacios
A comedy about the 1985 theft of 140 Mayan and Aztec antiquities fromthe National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico, this film will make you laugh and ask soem deep questions.
Horrible Histories: The Movie—Rotten Romans
An intriguing offering from the team behind the hit kids TV programmes. Some of their post-HH offerings have been mixed. Will this be a return to form?
The Antikythera Shipwreck
Items from one of the most famous shipwrecks of the ancient world is exhibited in China. Includes the famous Antikythera mechanism (possibly) designed by Greek-Egyptian scientists.
Forgotten Kingdoms: Heirs of the Hittite Empire
An intriguing exhibition at the Louvre, depicting the lives of Uriah and his people.
Dionysois: Portrait of a god
Enter “the playful, mysterious and sometimes dark world of Dionysos” in Queensland. An introduction to this complex figure and the lived religion of the Graeco-Roman world.
This spring we will be reviewing I am Ashurbanipal at the British Museum, Antinous at the Ashmolean and Eighteenth Century London.