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Vietnam with a twist

The Hughes brothers' debut feature, Menace II Society, was a clichéd story of the hood; filmed with flair on a budget of $3-million, it...

Popcorn made epic

The feel-good, teenage boy rite-of-passage pic set in the early Sixties has, in the Nineties, become a genre all of its own. The era...

Star struck in SA

Hollywood came to town this week -- in the form of Jean-Claude Van Damme. He spoke to Peter Johnson.

Zoning in on Funktionality

Alex Dodd steps into the Funktion to discover the latest buzz in multi-purpose urban spaces -- trend emporium by day, cyberzone by night.

One for the road

Leaving Las Vegas is a pretty uncompromising look at the lives of two no-hopers loose in Las Vegas, who stumble across each other and...

Polly Street days again

<B>FINE ART: </B>The Artists' Proof Studio, reviewed by Ian Tromp.

Polanski’s Roman empire

<B>CINEMA:</B><B> DEATH AND THE MAIDEN</B> Jonathan Romney speaks to director Roman Polanski, whose new film is released this week.

Something new, something old

Despite its expensive, chequered past, the newly opened Museum Africa successfully exposes South African history from a rarely seen angle.

Upping local content on TV

The two big boys of broadcasting -- the SABC and M-Net -- are at last starting to do something about that great thing called local content.

ANC history simplified and timely

Holland has said in an interview that <i>The Struggle</i> is intended for South African whites; her aim is to “de-demonise" the ANC.

Relly and Bloom to meet Mandela

Nelson Mandela is to meet Anglo-American Corporation chief Gavin Relly and former Premier Group chairman Tony Bloom.

Mandela life story: pure hero worship but original

According to Fatima Meer, Nelson Mandela wrote an autobiography in the late 1970s.

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