Most Notable Apartheid Movies: From Brando to Whoopi. Which Ones Have You Seen?

Marlon Brando in ‘A Dry White Season,’ James Earl Jones in ‘Cry the Beloved Country’: Apartheid movies (photo: Marlon Brando in ‘A Dry White Season’) (See previous post: “Nelson Mandela: Sidney ...

Dana Wynter obituary

Actor often cast as an 'English rose', she starred in Invasion of the Body Snatchers It could be argued that the strikingly beautiful, dark-haired Dana Wynter, who has died aged 79, did not have the ...

R.I.P. Dana Wynter

Actress Dana Wynter, who was best known for her role as Becky Driscoll in director Don Siegel‘s (Twilight Zone, Dirty Harry) 1956 sci-fi classic Invasion of the Body Snatchers, has died of congestive ...

Revisiting The Mau Mau Rebellion…

This is what happens when one lives on the web; you find all kinds of things. This autobiographical documentary, called A Time There Was: Stories from the Last Days of Kenya Colony, revisits the Mau ...

[DVD Review] Sidney Poitier Collection

Some might initially be disappointed by the lineup of the Sidney Poitier Collection. Most of Poitier's landmark films were released by United Artists or Columbia Pictures (In the Heat of the Night, A ...

[DVD Review] Sidney Poitier Collection

Some might initially be disappointed by the lineup of the Sidney Poitier Collection. Most of Poitier's landmark films were released by United Artists or Columbia Pictures (In the Heat of the Night, A ...