AFRICA IS A COUNTRY

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Monday, January 27th, 2014

How to say Lupita Nyong’o

At the moment, everyone seems to be obsessed with the stunning Kenyan actress Lupita Nyong'o. And for good reason. Her heart-wrenching performance in the film 12 Years a Slave has won her critical acclaim, while her humility and beauty have won countless hearts. She's been on most major talk shows and is lighting up every magazine cover...

Thursday, December 17th, 2009

Reviewing “Invictus”

A friend (he’s a filmmaker himself) emailed me his opinion about “Invictus,” the film in which Nelson Mandela disguised as Morgan Freeman conspires with Matt Damon to win the 1995 Rugby World Cup and absolve white people...

Wednesday, December 9th, 2009

Matt Damon saves South Africa

As you may have figured out my now (from my earlier post), I don’t particularly like the idea behind “Invictus.” I finally saw it and had to prevent myself from walking out of the theater a few...

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009

That’s not rugby

“Invictus,” the Hollywood film based on Brit journalist John Carlin’s book about the 1995 Rugby World Cup Final–which South Africa’s team won in dramatic fashion on home soil against New Zealand, will be out in the first...

Sunday, August 30th, 2009

Betting on Africa

These celebrities want to gamble and hang out. So they say they want to save Africans.