When comedy is just not that funny

2018-09-02 12:15

‘Hey baby! I wanna chow that peach!”, writes Lerato Morotolo.

TV producers seem bewitched

2018-08-05 11:49

Soapies and telenovelas have become hits and continue to grow in popularity on South African television screens, writes S’Busiso Mseleku.

The 73 best action movies of all time, according to critics

2018-07-28 15:00

And they date back as far as 1927.

Payday is coming tomorrow

2018-07-01 07:02

The cast starring in the revival of the classic anti-apartheid stage musical Sarafina! have joined the growing chorus of South African actors who say the film, TV and theatre industry is exploiting them.

Netflix fires comms chief over racial slurs at work

2018-06-24 07:28

Netflix’s top spokesperson is leaving the company he used a derogatory term for black people in a work setting twice in the past year.

Who owns Miriam Makeba?

2018-06-17 10:01

An ugly copyright battle between Miriam Makeba’s grandchildren and her trust is being fuelled by the state and is littered with what appear to be false claims and personal vendettas, reports Charl Blignaut.

Film bosses will face the music

2018-06-10 11:46

Following a spate of resignations of senior managers at the state’s National Film and Video Foundation – including controversial chief executive Zama Mkosi – council member Shadrack Bokaba has been appointed as the acting head.

Black Panther paves the way for investment in SA

2018-04-22 06:01

Dear Mr President, in response to your appointment of envoys to travel around the globe to seek investment for South Africa, one sector with immense cultural and educational enrichment, as well as the power to generate revenue, stands out for your consideration – the movie industry.

Inxeba producers return to court after cleaning up at the Saftas

2018-03-28 11:14

The producers of South African film Inxeba are expected to appear in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria, after winning multiple awards at the South African Film and Television Awards.

 

New channel to replace Afro Worldview will be announced later this month

2018-08-21 12:34

MultiChoice says it will announce the successful bidder to replace the Afro Worldview news channel on August 28.

It looks like Facebook is working on a singing talent show feature for its app

2018-08-01 10:34

Users will sing a popular song and submit their rendition for review.

Authorities are telling Drake fans to stop exiting moving vehicles for the #InMyFeelings challenge

2018-07-26 08:15

In some cases, attempting the challenge in traffic could lead to jail time.

WATCH: Drake supports ex Serena Williams at Wimbledon - and 10 other celebs who said nice things about their famous exes

2018-07-13 08:40

Sometimes break ups are anything but amicable and nasty things are said. But that's not the case with these famous faces...

Taylor's radical new acoustic guitar design proves that a centuries-old musical instrument can be high-tech

2018-06-25 15:32

Taylor Guitars has shaken up the acoustic world with the introduction of a new internal-bracing system for its pricier acoustics.

Musos say Arthur Mafokate must go following alleged Cici assault

2018-06-24 06:03

Musicians say kwaito star Arthur Mafokate must “recuse himself or be recused” from the SA Music Rights Association board until he is cleared by the courts of assaulting singer Cici.

MY DAD’S DEATH GAVE ME FREEDOM NOT MONEY!

2018-06-13 12:45

Robbie Malinga Jr is quickly making a name for himself and building quite a reputation.

Parliament express condolences at the passing of Jazz legend Dr Philip Tabane

2018-05-19 18:22

The presiding officers of Parliament have expressed their condolences to the family of South African jazz legend, Dr Philip Tabane, who passed away on Friday.

Inxeba film producers shunned by FPB's Appeals Tribunal – court hears

2018-03-28 18:05

The North Gauteng High Court has heard arguments on whether the Film and Publication Board and its Appeals Tribunal should both be part of the matter involving the reclassification of the film, Inxeba (The Wound).

Japanese anime studio sees SA potential

2018-03-06 19:55

Polygon Pictures, a Japanese 3DCG animation studio, which is celebrating its 35th anniversary this year, is looking at the potential SA could offer.

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