Feast your eyes on a few choice photos from the Academy Awards, held at Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, last night. Pics include a radiant Charlize Theron; Matt Damon on the red carpet with his wife Luciana Barroso; Morgan Freeman with Invictus producer Lori McCreary and Morgan’s daughter Morgana Freeman. We’ve also added in some non-South [...]
by Jenni Baxter Oscar Fever’s mounting with just hours (minutes…) to go until the 82 annual Academy Awards kicks off tonight. Here’s a breakdown of the most important awards to watch if you’re South African and LIVE STREAMING of the Oscars below: ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE Who We Want to Win: Morgan Freeman in [...]
By Bongani Nkosi This year’s Oscar nominees will be sweetened up with more than just the promise of a golden statue: each star will also receive a delectable South African chocolate bar as a congratulatory gesture by the Los Angeles Times. Chocoholic Impact, a small company based in Krugersdorp, west of Johannesburg, is exporting the [...]
This Week’s Highlights
Jacob Zuma’s state visit to London has sparked controversy and brilliant photos of Zuma and the Queen. Our featured SA blogger in LA, Caren Best, is caught up in the Oscar buzz (holding thumbs for Invictus), Femina‘s closing its doors, we’ve taken a trip down memory lane with videos of some favourite old SA adverts and SA surfer Chris Bertish talks about his epic win at the recent Mavericks Big Wave Surf Contest where he discovered “in life there are times when you only get one chance to realise your dream”.