Lucy Nicholson/Reuters By Jill Serjeant African-American coming-of-age tale “Moonlight” won the Oscar for best picture on Sunday, beating favourite “La La Land” after an embarrassing onstage gaffe over the announcement.
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Archibald J. Motley, Jr. By Durodola Tosin
Photo/David Hartley By Hazel Speed It was such a great honour that actress Stefanie Powers kindly agreed to answer twelve questions which I put to her for publication in Tuck Magazine.
By Nana Arhin Tsiwah Are you a sojourner who seeks solitude out of stupor or one who looks for spaceless elements to find a part of their lost selves; or perhaps, does your heart seek the beauties of life that fuels the soul?
Alina Kisina By Marcus Agar International acclaim is stacking up for Serbian actor SLAVEN DOŠLO, who earned an Angela Award for his outstanding acting performance in Next to Me / Pored Mene.
By Hazel Speed It isn’t often I am so hooked on a TV drama as I am on the “Murdoch Mysteries” TV series – set in the Toronto of the 1890s.
By Marcus Agar European cinema will be celebrated in the week-long Subtitle Film Festival (21-27 November) in the medieval Irish city of Kilkenny.
By Hazel Speed Like so many people, I was of course familiar with the great Jazz trumpeter Miles Davis.
By Mansour Rad From the very beginning, I mean when I was a child and my father took me to a movie theater in Tehran, screening ‘Papillon‘, the great 1973 movie, I felt it was something that I had never experienced and when we were leaving the salon among the crowd of people, I was […]
‘A remarkable, frequently unsettling exercise in staged voyeurism, recreating the interdependent lives of painter Zdzislaw Beksinski and his family’. Variety The Last Family (Ostatnia Rodinza) is the debut narrative feature film by Jan P. Matuszynski, director of the award winning documentary Deep Love.
By Marcus Agar High concept thriller Incarnation is the latest Serbian film to attract attention, as word of mouth builds in the wake of premiere screenings in the UK, US and in the Balkans.
Schwartz Zoran Garic By Marcus Agar As a siren entices sailors to a watery grave, an expressive soul can lure strangers to get giddy on its intoxicating tales of love, loss and sorrow Sarajevo-born Sevdah singer Amira Medunjanin calls on genuine emotional depth to deliver songs that tell of the allure of […]
John Cohen By Ananya S Guha There seems to be some debate about the legendary Bob Dylan receiving the Nobel award. The purists feel that a musician should not be awarded an honour for literature.
By Kofi Acquah
Blackimage GH By Kofi Acquah There is no grey hair from the wise old aged, that falls without a rustle of her mother— and as soon as it falls, the earth quakes.
By Marcus Agar With his debut feature, Incarnation, young Serbian director Filip Kovacevic has crafted a visually striking thriller that can stand proud among Hollywood equals.
By Hazel Speed About 18 years ago I approached a broadcast network concerning one of my diverse number of projects.
By Hazel Speed Q is a letter of the alphabet and is also utilised as itself within literature, films and television.
By Hazel Speed Where Eagles Dare has to be one of the viewers’ favourite classic war movies of all time, along with others we could name.
By Nii Armah Tagoe It’s no secret that music represents different meanings for many people but one feature that cuts across divided opinions and transcends music genres is ‘Music is the art of the soul’. While many people believe music is food for the soul, the craft and skill musicians employ to make music definitely […]
By Hazel Speed I will never understand when something has already been established as ‘definitive’, why do yet more versions emerge, be they in the medium of film, TV series, radio or book formats.
‘Children of Heaven’, Majid Majidi By Narges Kharghani Cinema is dead of winter! The cinema that has gone through hibernation It’s a common trend in the world of cinema that children’s cinema has the best-selling films. In fact children’s films topped the box office in most countries. But it seems it’s different […]
By Nana Arhin Tsiwah This is something I have been wanting to write for the past two weeks. It’s about the music industry in Ghana and the crop of artistes and music players evolving in recent and a few past years. I have been following keenly the twists and game-monkisms that keep hitting the music […]
Arts & Culture competition 2015 By Musa Gift Masombuka Born in 1994, the fourth of seven sons of Monicca Annah Sooka, Fana Sooka began school in 2002 at Regae Primary school, going on to secondary in Majatladi, South Africa. He had been an extrovert and was interested mostly in entertainment, always feeling vibrant over […]
By Marcus Agar Organ-harvesting thriller RED has been Officially Selected for Serbia’s Kraljevski Filmski Festival (31 Aug-3 Sept, 2016).
Musa Gift Masombuka talks with Wilfred Lungile Seliba about his career as a scriptwriter.
By Ratnesh Dwivedi The Indian film industry is the largest film industry in the world which produces more than 1000 films every year and South Indian Cinema makes a large part of it.