The death of Nelson Mandela has put South Africa and its political past and future back in the headlines. But its film industry has also gone through much change since the end of Apartheid that saw Mandela, often referred to by his Xhosa clan name Madiba or as “tata,” or “father” of the nation, become president 1994-1999.
Videolink Inc, a leading distributor and supplier of video broadcast equipment, has added Streamstar to their lines of mobile and studio production systems. Videolink already provides many of the top lines of specialty equipment for live video streaming and are very pleased that they can now offer Streamstar to Canada.
South Korea’s cinema boom continues to echo through Hollywood, with the country’s acting talent heading Stateside and Korean stories regularly remade. Yet these Americanised versions often end up drained of the weirdness that made them so bracing. It’s like trying to make coleslaw out of kimchi. Here are five things that Korean cinema does better.
Speaking on The Tonight Show, the filmmaker was tight-lipped on his plans for his next movie, but did reveal that it would not be a sequel to his 2012 hit Django Unchained, which won an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay and also saw Christoph Waltz pick up the Best Supporting Actor gong.
It’s hard to knock 5.2 billion dollars – somehow that number always sounds better in Mike Myers’s Doctor Evil voice – out of the headline. But to these eyes, it was the invisible print on the blockbuster NHL-Rogers TV deal announced Tuesday morning that carried the real news: the casualties, the carnage … the looming death from unnatural causes of The Sports Network as Canada’s Sports Leader.