Long Walk to Freedom - Mandela biopic trailer released

It’s here! The official trailer for the Nelson Mandela biopic, Long Walk to Freedom, is out. The film stars the lovely Idris Elba as the towering icon, Nelson Mandela. Naomie Harris takes up the role of the graceful yet fiery Winnie Mandela. The trailer was released just as reports surfaced that the ailing anti-Apartheid icon was slowly recovering after more than a month in hospital. A British, production, the film […]

 

Film review: Skin

Sandra Laing (Sophie Okonedo) is a dark-skinned girl growing up in apartheid South Africa in the ‘60s. Like that’s not tough enough, she’s also the natural daughter of white Afrikaner parents, Abraham (Sam Neill) and Sannie (Alice Krige) and, therefore, a genetic throwback to a black racial heritage. This is the true story of Skin, and every bit as excruciating as it sounds.