Five things to watch this weekend

Moving life stories, psychological dramas and a bit of fatherly humour — what to stream

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US culture is loosening its grip on Netflix

The streaming service is becoming a global distributor, which might have some promising results

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New African-made films on Netflix break the mould

Poacher, a Kenyan drama about elephant poaching and Òlòtūré, a Nigerian thriller are streaming on Netflix

The changing face of TV in the time of Covid

The time has come for networks and streaming services to produce relevant pandemic-related shows

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Five things to watch this weekend

Shocking documentaries, the lives of the filthy rich, spy sagas and an insightful look at Nigeria — what to stream

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CHRIS THURMAN: Listening vs reading — the nuanced pleasures of books

With audiobooks more books can make their way into your life through limited windows of opportunity, writes Chris Thurman

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Five things to watch this weekend

Moving life stories, creepy chills, dystopian futures and prehistoric adventures — what to stream this weekend

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Hollywood is turning to the printed word

In a dark time for talent agencies that have suffered huge losses, books are providing a ray of light

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Five things to watch this weekend

World War 2 dramas, espionage, comedy and a touch of US election reality — what to stream

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CHRIS THURMAN: Rendering the Other, with not a hint of exoticism

As we all head for the plughole of urban hypermodernity, Lynne-Marie Eatwell's subjects will endure

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US politics goes to the movies

Fourteen films from the last eight decades to guide you through the US election

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13 of the best African-made movies to stream

SPONSORED | Experience proudly South African stories with some of these top-rated movies on Showmax now

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JANAN GANESH: ‘Tenet’ and the twilight of Hollywood’s power

No empire has ever had an asset quite like it — but the sun is setting on the US film industry

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Five things to watch this weekend

For your streaming entertainment, a Gothic misery, documentaries, a moving biopic and motorcycle adventures

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HBO is top of the pops at Emmys as Apple wins first award

AT&T network’s ‘Succession’ awarded Best Drama and ‘Watchmen’ Best Limited Series

The reality behind the divisive Netflix film ‘Cuties’

Know what you're talking about before you jump on your phone and criticise a tenderly-realised film, writes Tymon Smith

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