Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Facebook Movies: A Cautionary Tale

The year 2010 was rife with Facebook movies, the most popular being the Oscar-winning David Fincher-directed The Social Network (2010) and the critically acclaimed...

A Lesson On Lighting A Scene

Here's another quick tutorial from freelance cinematographer Tom Antos -- the first was on shooting a conversation between two people. This video covers how...

Online Casting Call for Steve Harvey’s ‘Think Like a Man’

Think you've got what it takes to be part of the upcoming Screen Gems' film Think Like A Man? If you're a fan of...

Oprah Admits Her OWN Network Is Underperforming

Since it's launch in January, Oprah Winfrey's OWN Network has been somewhat of a disappointment in terms of viewership. OWN's live total day ratings among...
Michelle Williams

‘My Week With Marilyn’ – Michelle Williams’ Oscar Screaming Display

Suffice it to say that Michelle Williams delivers an Oscar-winning performance. Her accomplishment will remain a screen siren. For one second, I thought Marilyn...

CAR Rebels Surprise the African Union’s South African Troops

Current polls show that at least 67% of CAR citizens and as much as 78% of Africans disapprove of the news that France - the ousted colonial force since 50 years ago and now reviving its influence in the CAR - has called for an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council, and reportedly sent troops to secure the airport.

Mob Rules: A ‘Tarantino Dream

Every now and then, my support for the ‘straight-to-dvd’ movie industry leads me to films like Mob Rules. This is a story about two...

Senegalese Inventor Calls For Funding From African Businesses To Build Planes

Baila Ndiaye is finishing up with his new model for a new plane. He built the model entirely from used (second-hand) parts. Even so, Baila...

A Review: Africa and the War on Drugs

By Kwesi Aning. The terminology of waging a “war” against drugs should be discounted. Drugs can be managed, not solved by war. This is true because “it is a war that cannot be won” and “unlike most wars, it has neither a fixed set of enemies nor the prospect of coming to closure.”

African States Blast European Farm Subsidies At Rome Talks

Rome — Wealthy countries are still subsidizing their farmers at the expense of developing nations, undermining market access for some of the world's poorest...