The financial risk of movies has become so high, the industry has resorted to serialising, with dire consequences.
The Oscar-nominated documentary Act of Killing touches on the darkest period of Indonesia's already violent early years as an independent state.
With so many good films in competition, it's difficult to predict winners at this year's Academy Awards.
A film screening looks at how movies influence, challenge and even change public opinion and discourse around gender, sexuality and human rights.
African filmmakers are turning to internet and mobile platforms to get their work in front of viewers and festival organisers.
Doctor Dolittle in the flesh: South African-born Anna Breytenbach explores the phenomenon of talking to animals in The Animal Communicator.
While "12 Years a Slave" won Best Film at the Baftas, it was space thriller "Gravity" that walked away with the most trophies for the night.
John Trengove's movie "IBhokwe: The Goat" is touted as the first film to explore homosexuality within the context of traditional Xhosa initiation.
Swarovski Entertainment has offered it's first production: a remake of "Romeo and Juliet," with director Carlos Carlei.
"True Detective," starring Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson, may just be this year's best new series.
The Coen brothers' "Inside Llewyn Davis" is more than just a look at an out-of-luck singer, it's a metaphor for the struggle that defines being human.
The filming of the sequel to "The Avengers", featuring actors Robert Downey Jr and Scarlett Johansson, will result in road closures in Johannesburg.
Woody Allen's former adopted daughter Dylan Farrow has spoken out for the first time over claims that Allen sexually assaulted her when she was seven.
The body of Philip Seymour Hoffman, who won an Oscar for his role in Capote, has been discovered in his apartment after a suspected drug overdose.
Florence Masebe talks about South Africa's first Tshivenda film, "Elelwani", which opens at cinemas this weekend.
The 30th Sundance Film Festival has seen both pop stars and politicians make appearances, while in the background distribution deals are made.
2014 is set to be a great year for the film industry. Joel Kanar takes you through January's top four releases.
Critics are predicting great things for "12 Years a Slave", Steve McQueen's film based on a 160-year-old slave narrative penned by Solomon Northup.
"American Hustle" and "Gravity" have each won 10 Academy Award nominations, while "12 Years a Slave" has garnered nine.