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‘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?

Latest

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it