Sade: Soldier of Love album review

This Bitch sings when she wants to, some NYC graffiti accurately surmised the frustration and respect awarded to Ms Adu and company’s infrequent output. The songstress herself prefers to state they only produce music when she has something to say. Soldier of Love could be seen as faint political commentary on the nature of war or meditations on the tyranny of love but it sounds just as much like a […]

 

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.