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Hollywood mogul Weinstein fired after sex harassment claims

The New York Times published a bombshell report alleging that Weinstein preyed on young women hoping to break into the film industry.

Morph your cucumber and win some gin

The film distributors offer a trio of manly, male and masculine movies in March: Logan, Kong and Power Rangers.

Petticoat protester’s long walk

In cinéma vérité style, a filmmaker steps into a battered woman's shoes to spotlight abuse.

The Creative Showcase: Exploring the female gaze by Billie Zangewa

A weekly round-up of South Africa's creative community and projects, by Between 10and5.

SA’s female filmmakers make the cut

The Africa by Women project has resulted in 10 short films that deal with different facets of life in the country 20 years after democracy.

Spectacular Kenya basks in Lupita Nyong’o’s light

Lupita Nyong'o's Oscar has cast the spotlight on the country – long the backdrop for Hollywood ­adventures – and its struggling film industry.

Romance of the movies fades

As Ster-Kinekor’s cinemas switch over ?to digital only, what ?do we lose with the ?end of celluloid?

Film Board could contest Of Good Report unbanning

The Film and Publications Board will wait til end of August to decide on contesting the Appeal Committee decision to unban the film, Of Good Report.

Steel yourself: Same old stories sap superheroes’ staying power

They might retain some individuality but the endless Republican theme is wearing thin.

Superman reboot breaks box office records on US release

"Man of Steel" has made $125-million in its opening weekend in the US, lining it up to be the year's highest-grossing film.

Who will play Hillary Clinton in new biopic?

Forthcoming movie about likely 2016 contender's early life is already causing controversy.

Pirate TV series provides lift for SA film industry

"Black Sails", a TV series about pirates and one of the largest productions ever made in SA, has put the spotlight on the local film industry.

Time is right again for Hollywood to blow up the White House

Twelve years after the terror attacks, directors are daring to film the Capitol in flames.

‘Torture the women!’ Hitchcock said – and he wasn’t really joking

Two new biopics of the master of suspense depict him as abusive towards his leading ladies. But, asks Alex von Tunzelmann, where does the truth lie?

Director Scorsese calls for visual literacy

Film director Martin Scorsese has urged Americans to embrace their rich cinema heritage before it literally fades away.

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Judicial committee orders Mogoeng to apologise for SA-Israel remarks

The JCC said that by the chief justice straying into politics, he breached the judicial conduct code and ordered him to issue an apology and retraction

‘Doctors’ wives’ jump Covid queue

Private doctors and civilians have been exploiting gaps in the public health system to get vaccinated

Ithala fails to act against board chairperson over PPE scandal

Morar asked to settle with the state and pay back the profit he made on an irregular tender

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