Its reception was mixed because of the darker and more mature tone, but it has been reassessed as the best film in the series, and has been listed among the.
It has had a significant impact on filmmaking and popular culture.
This highly anticipated sequel became the highest-grossing film of 1980.
Used for music concerts, lectures and university ceremonies, the building is named after , , the at the time, and the project's main financial backer.
The ceiling, partly depicted in this photograph of the theatre's interior, consists of thirty-two oil-on-canvas panels originally painted by , 's court painter, and depicts an allegory of Truth descending upon the Arts and Sciences and expelling ignorance from the university.
According to Wren's son, the design was inspired by 's 16th-century engraving of the D-shaped erected in Rome in the 1st century BC.