Spike Lee

‘A Star Is Born’ expected to win big at Golden Globes

Hosting the gala will be actress Sandra Oh and comedian Andy Samberg

The character whisperer: Zandi Tisani

"Zandi Tisani’s aesthetic emerges, it seems, from an egoless part of her subconscious".

The global messenger: ​Tebogo Malope

"My aim is to take the local story and make it global and give the world an honest portrayal of where I come from."

Spike Lee revives Nola Darling in a TV joint that hits and misses

The director has recast his signature film and its characters for a new generation

Spike Lee’s ‘Do The Right Thing’ is as relevant as ever in the wake of Marikana & BLM

A film studies lecturer and filmmaker explains why Spike Lee’s “Do The Right Thing” is one of the director’s most influential films.

Why films “Chi-Raq” and “Beast of No Nation” are game-changers

Spike Lee's gang satire and the Idris Elba war drama couldn't get made in the traditional Hollywood system.

Chicago, Spike Lee’s kind of town?

The next Spike Lee joint needs to do more than add to the growing list of reductive and voyeuristic features and documentaries about the tough city.

A Spike in Copley’s Hollywood career

Spike Lee saw Sharlto Copley in District 9 and said "Who is this guy? I want to work with him.".

Mike Tyson to hit TV screens

Mike Tyson is going back to pay TV, where his fights were some of the biggest moneymakers in boxing history.

Django: Racist, or just sexist?

Of the reams of writing and constant story updates done on Django Unchained, not much, if any, has been said about Kerry Washington's insipid role.

Opinion: Fiction, representation and ‘Django’

Does "Django Unchained" say anything about Hollywood with regard to its handling of sensitive subject matter like slavery?

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Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history