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What to make of Julius Malema

Julius Malema, the young ANC leader recently described by Winnie Mandela as “the future President of South Africa” can get a rise out of people. And he is often a…..

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Winnie?

[vodpod id=Video.4920824&w=500&h=350&fv=] If you’ve got four minutes, here’s the trailer for the highly anticipated (that’s debatable) biopic of Winnie Mandela, starring Jennifer Hudson as the title character and none other…..

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Winnie and Nelson?

The first promotional stills for Darrell Roodt’s controversial film “Winnie”–currently being shot around Johannesburg–are out. We don’t anything about the acting yet, but do Jennifer Hudson and Terrence Howard (the…..

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Mandela Hustles and Flows

In yet more film news this week, Empire reports that Terrence Howard has signed on to play Nelson Mandela opposite Jennifer Hudson’s Winnie in the forthcoming biopic, which Herman wrote…..

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Weekend Links

Stuff I missed or was too tired to give adequate attention to over the last few days: * Great commentary on the proposed Hollywood biopic of Winnie Mandela starring Jennifer…..

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Behind the Rainbow

If you’re in the US tonight and you’re close to a TV, watch Egyptian filmmaker Jihan Al-Tahri’s documentary film, “Behind the Rainbow” (trailer above), about  the years between the South…..