Five things to watch this weekend

Gripping documentaries and a tribute to the heyday of Hollywood musicals — what to stream

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CHRIS THURMAN: Imagining Madiba where we thought he would be

John Meyer’s series of paintings portrays an image of Madiba from an angle you might not have seen before

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CHRIS THURMAN: When the dam breaks, who can stay dry but the wealthy

During a week of looting and violence in SA, Brazilian company ParaladosanjoS presents physical theatre reflecting human fragility

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What’s in store for this year’s Emmy Awards?

HBO pips Netflix to the post for most overall nominations with a combined 130

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Five things to watch this weekend

A hit-and-miss zombie film, what it means to be alone, a family film with heart, a dictatorial playbook and a taste of a Cannes Film Festival documentary — ...

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You too could own a share of a Picasso masterpiece for $6,000

‘Fillette au béret’ is being sold — or ‘tokenised’ — via the blockchain in what Sygnum, the digital asset-focused Swiss bank organising the sale, says is a ...

Pandemic ensures a bumper 2021 Cannes Film Festival

This year’s event is packed with more films to make up for the cancellation of last year’s festival, writes Tymon Smith

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CHRIS THURMAN: When washing lines go on and on ... like the Jacob Zuma prison saga

Sometimes the greatest relief is that things can be brought to a conclusion in a work of art

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Five things to watch this weekend

Mexican drug wars, original Americana, devastating modern day romance, dystopian adventure — what to stream

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Trust no-one, the truth is still out there

Popular culture has been the biggest source for our fascination with UFOs, extraterrestrials and life elsewhere in the universe

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Five things to watch this weekend

A local dance drama, hit-and-miss documentaries, murder mystery, impossible diplomatic ideas and something for the Dylan-curious

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CHRIS THURMAN: Blame artists’ misery on UTAM — SA’s unholy trinity of acronymic mayhem

The arts department, the council and the stimulus package have added to the woes of practitioners rather than relieving them

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Five things to watch this weekend

Pop music and aerobics, Simon’s Town’s penguins, Brazilian trans struggles and a Kiarostami masterpiece — what to stream this weekend

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CHRIS THURMAN: Remembering celebrated artists and history in an age of loss

The passing of Mzilikazi Khumalo, Sibongile Khumalo and Bhekizizwe Peterson  offer a moment to reflect on significant historical events

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Hollywood hopes for fast and furious ticket taking for ‘F9’

The latest instalment in the franchise is being released after several delays in the hope that theatres return to normal

Blockbusters are back

Latest Fast & Furious instalment, F9, to mark reopening of movie theatres in North America

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