Year 2014

The Golden Globe Noms – Of Birds, Boys and Games

The Hollywood Foreign Press has made known its noms for the ceremony next year, which will once again, thankfully, be presented by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. The batch features many expected nods – Birdman, Boyhood, Foxcatcher – but there… Continue Reading →

The SAG Award Nominees

With the online critics having given their honours out already (Boyhood is on a roll), and the Gotham Awards having taken place last week, awards season is a-go. Today we found out the Screen Actors Guild award nominations, and it’s… Continue Reading →

Unbroken – from Book to Film, a Story of Forgiveness

I was a little late to the Unbroken party. The book became a best-seller in 2010, carefully and meticulously written by Laura Hillenbrand (who also wrote Seabiscuit), but I only recently finished it in time to see┬áthe movie version, directed… Continue Reading →

Trevor Noah on the Daily Show with Jon Stewart

On Wednesday, I spent the day in back to back interviews with movie stars who have movies coming out soon. And more than once, when I mentioned where I was from, I got asked about Oscar Pistorius and the judgement… Continue Reading →

The African Diaspora International Film Festival

There have been a number of festivals celebrating South Africa’s 20 year anniversary of democracy here in New York. Just the other day I was raving about the Carnegie Hall extravaganza, and art galleries around the city have been playing… Continue Reading →

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