Nadia Neophytou

’12 Years a Slave’: Neglected tale of slavery gets Oscar boost

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.

The little-known Austrian basterd who steals the show

Austrian actor Christoph Waltz's portrayal of the multilingual murderer earned him best actor at the Cannes Film Festival.

In pursuit of perfection

Nadia Neophytou speaks to Will Smith about his departure from big-budget blockbusters.

Hitting the high note

Vusi Mahlasela, Simphiwe Dana and Siphokazi Maraqana vie for the big one at this year's South African Music Awards ceremony, writes Nadia Neophytou.

Quest for bums on seats

The issue of audience development was hotly debated at Sithengi, writes Nadia Neophytou.

Moving on a fine line

''You can't deny death, you can't fear it. I'm sure God has a better place for us, if you're a believer.'' Lebo Mathosa tells Nadia Neophytou what she learnt from Brenda Fassie's demise.

Hitting the high notes

Struan DouglasIn the beginning there was sound. Sound was supreme - bringing people together and allowing them to journey within a deep meditation....

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