South Africa has selected child-gang thriller "Four Corners" as its contender for the foreign-language Academy Award race. Directed by Ian Gabriel, "Four Corners" revolves around a 13-year-old chess…
When South Africa made the quantum leap from apartheid to liberation, faced with the task of creating equal opportunities for a population of 40 million (the majority previously disenfranchised), the…
Fans quickly flocked to the Internet after Ben Affleck was cast as Warner Bros.' new Batman. But the buzz may not be the kind that Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment want right now. Within the first…
Ben Affleck is Batman. The actor will replace Christian Bale as Bruce Wayne in the upcoming untitled Batman-Superman feature for Warner Bros., the studio announced Thursday. Affleck becomes the…
Although he was initially set to play Batman in Warner Bros.' "Justice League" movie in 2008, that George Miller was going to direct, Armie Hammer said he's no longer interested in putting on the…
The unhealed wounds of post-apartheid South Africa get a brutal but superficial once-over in Jerome Salle's savagely violent cop thriller.
CAPE TOWN -- When the sound of gunshots rattled the calm in the Cape Flats district of Cape Town on a recent weekday afternoon, nobody panicked.
Although Warner Bros. and Marvel's animated direct-to-video featurettes largely play to a relatively narrow base of comicbook aficionados, "Batman: The Dark Knight Returns Part 1" has the potential…
Cesaria Evora, who started singing as a teenager in the bayside bars of Cape Verde in the 1950s and won a Grammy in 2003 after she took her African islands music to stages across the world, died…
With all the superheroes muscling into theaters, there ought to be room for a few caped crusaders on TV.