Martin Scorsese

Dylan pulls off another put-on

As Picasso said, though he may have had TS Eliot’s words put in his mouth: “Good artists copy; great artists steal.”​

A good man compromised

'A Most Violent Year' by JC Chandor is a foil to neoliberalism and a reflection on the genre of Howard Hawks’s 'Scarface'.

Golden Globes: ‘American Hustle’, ’12 Years a Slave’ win top prizes

The Golden Globe ceremony has kicked-off Hollywood's awards season. Films such as "12 Years a Slave" and "American Hustle" have won top honours.

Wolf of Wall Street: Polished and punchy

This is Scorsese with fire in his belly and Leonardo DiCaprio's Walmart Gordon Gekko cranking up the laughs - a pantomime Goodfellas.

Trial of James ‘Whitey’ Bulger begins

The trial of accused mobster James "Whitey" Bulger, who evaded the FBI for 16 years before his arrest in 2011, is due to begin in Boston.

Director Scorsese calls for visual literacy

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

Director Martin Scorsese to receive Bafta fellowship

The Bafta fellowship, Bafta's highest honour, recognises a lifetime's contribution to film.

Island of the day before

MOVIE OF THE WEEK: Shaun de Waal reviews <e>Shutter Island</em>, starring Leonardo di Caprio.

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South Africans stuck in China are desperate to escape coronavirus ‘prison’

But the department of international relations and co-operation claims they are comfortable and taken care of 

SA’s quarantine plan for coronavirus

A small Free State dorp and 14 days of isolation — this is the plan for citizens returning from China, to prevent a potential outbreak of the disease

No legal sales in new cannabis Bill

Draft regulations do not allow for commercial cultivation or sale, but policy could change this

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Dr Mathew Moyo’s journey to academic victory

The NWU's chief director for library and information services was appointed as a board member of the National Council for Library and Information Services.

UKZN pays tribute to Joseph Shabalala, Doctor of Music (honoris causa)

The university joins the global community in mourning the passing of legendary musician and founding member of Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Dr Bhekizizwe Joseph Shabalala.

South Africa to be almost R 14-billion wealthier when SAB Zenzele BB-BBEE scheme winds down in April 2020

It’s the biggest BB-BEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history, with a new scheme to be launched

UKZN vice-chancellor calls for perspective and creative engagement on the way forward

In addition to overcoming the deadlock between UKZN and students, a way must be found to reconcile the university's financial obligations and students' long-term needs.

Survey shows South Africans’ approval of president but not of political parties

According to the survey, 62% of South Africans think Cyril Ramaphosa is doing his job well, while 39% say no political party represents their views.

Andrew Makenete joins Africa Agri Tech as an event ambassador

Makenete has a wealth of experience in the agricultural sector

Is your company prepared for the coronavirus?

Companies should consider the direct and indirect impacts of the pandemic when evaluating whether they are prepared for the coronavirus, says ContinuitySA.

Explaining the distribution of pension funds

Section 37C of the Pension Funds Act puts the ultimate decision-making responsibility in trustees' hands, says Fedgroup.