What is Spotlight?
These are stories and articles highlighting intriguing ideas behind books, films and other artworks. Deep and insightful, these articles aid in figuring out life and its many complexities, throwing our preconceptions and greatness into the spotlight.
A speech for the ages from a Black woman who has broken every boundary that powerful and bad men have forced onto her.
An inspiring and riveting speech for all writers of stories true and bold.
Let’s find out why Logan is Jackman’s best film to date, why it defies the state of masculinity in the modern world, and reminds us of what America stands for.
Moonlight. It's a masterpiece of poetic filmmaking. Let’s find out why.
Let’s explore the Argentine Tango, and why the Tango is the ultimate dancing expression of a subtle and knowing but wordless story between the masculine and the feminine.
What makes John Steinbeck a literary genius? Is it in the type of stories he wrote? Can the answers be found in his books? Is it in The Pearl, The Grapes of Wrath, East of Eden, or Of Mice and Men? Is it in his style? Or is it in all things John Steinbeck? Let's find out.
From his journey of desperate longing and betrayal to turmoil and redemption, let's explore one of the great tragic figures of modern storytelling, one responsible for turning George Lucas's magnum opus into the series that enthralled millions, if not hundreds of millions, of fans around the world for many years. The Tragic Tale of Darth Vader.
Let's find out how great and artful South African storytelling can be.
First up, I’ll be posting about things you may find obtuse, informative or just entertaining. Whether it’s a book, a writer’s principle, politics, social change, or just a beautiful woman in a tango pose, these posts will be about ideas both grand and small.