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American Skin and the allure of redemption narratives

American Skin is drowned by its own ambitions, which are at odds with the moment it seeks to reckon with

Pay-TV inquiry probes the Multichoice monopoly

Africa’s largest subscription television operator says it is under threat amid the emerging popularity of global platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime

See the light and pass the Copyright Amendment Bill

Strict copyright laws, championed by media mega-monopolies, dash the prospects of young learners, performance artists and the blind in South Africa

The things Hollywood taught us to think about trans existences

Disclosure, a Netflix documentary examines the world's transphobic legacy as portrayed in film and television from as early as 1901

What the Harvey Weinstein case can teach us about a complainant-centred process

The verdict highlights a number of critical issues required to build systems, processes and advocacy when it comes to working in the space of gender-based violence

‘Boyz n the Hood’ director John Singleton dies

Singleton had been placed in a medically-induced coma after suffering a stroke several weeks ago

The world economy goes Hollywood

Before concluding that financial markets always predict the future, we should recall that economic and policy changes move financial expectations

Oscar, you’re white, and you know what? Fine

In Hollywood, it is always a season of firsts, 
and a reason to try out a new hashtag

Cate Blanchett — 12th woman to head the Cannes festival jury

The double Oscar-winning actress was one of the first women to speak out against Weinstein, who faces claims of a string of sexual assaults and rapes

Disgraced Weinstein hit by new sex attack lawsuit

Another actress,Kadian Noble, has come out to join hundreds of women accusing Harvey Weinstein of sexual misconduct

Cinema in Africa makes a ‘third-reel comeback’

In many countries south of the Sahara, digital technology, strong investment and modern theatres are bringing about a major revival of movie-g

13 women come forward in ever-widening Weinstein rape scandal

The women's allegations against the 65-year-old movie mogul were made in an bombshell expose published by the New Yorker on Tuesday.

Rami Malek’s Emmy victory is deeply important and marks a milestone moment for Arab or Egyptian Americans in Hollywood

The rich milieu of groups native to the Middle East has no place in codified constructions of US race and ethnicity.

Uranium, Israel, Pinocchio and Top Gun, and what they have to do with Ghostbusters

There is always room for more donkeys on Pleasure Island, especially after the new Ghostbusters proton-blast the No Girls Allowed sign.

Representivity a sham in Hollywood

A new study on exclusion in Hollywood discovers that the problem extends beyonds ethnicity.

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