Three cheers for the Golden Globes, which nominate 10 lead film actors, twice the number of most other kudos handouts. This year, when good work is abundant, it's welcome news that the Globes' two…
Is there such a thing as too much awards buzz? That's a question worth asking as this year's awards chatter emanating from Cannes, Venice and Telluride has reached an ear-splitting, all-time high…
Idris Elba gives a towering performance in this otherwise stolid CliffsNotes account of Nelson Mandela's life.
Kevin Pollak is set to direct the docu “Misery Loves Comedy,” which explores the mind of the stand-up comic. Becky Newhall of Newaley Pictures and Burton Ritchie and Ben Galecki of Heretic Films will…
With Videovision Entertainment backing with some of South Africa's biggest independent films, such as Oscar-nominated "Yesterday," it's only fitting that they are involved with the Durban Film…
With Nelson Mandela turning 95 and hospitalized in South Africa, The Weinstein Co. has released the first official U.S. trailer for “Long Walk to Freedom.” “He was public enemy No. 1,” the first…
Pathe has released the first U.K. trailer for “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom,” starring Idris Elba as Nelson Mandela, six months before its Jan. 3 opening. The trailer starts with Elba and a group of…
Pathe Intl. and Distant Horizon have closed further sales on "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom," which The Weinstein Company will release in North America.
A murkily derivative sci-fi-horror entry that basically amounts to "Red Planet of the Dead."
Nine years after the end of apartheid, South Africa's film industry has grown an average 14% per year since 2008 and employs roughly 40,000 people, of which 66% are black, according to the first…