Schuks! Your Country Needs You: Review

The king of the candid camera is back. Leon Schuster returns to Schuks the unsuspecting in his various disguises and personalities, in Schuks! Your Country Needs You. Joined by Alfred “Shorty” Ntombela, Rob van Vuuren and Laré Brink, there are plenty of the gags we have come to expect, and plenty more new ideas, including […]

10 Live Action Shorts Advance In 2013 Oscar® Race

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 10 live action short films will advance in the voting process for the 86th Academy Awards®.  One hundred twenty pictures had originally qualified in the category. The 10 films are listed below in alphabetical order by title, with their production companies: “Aquel No Era […]

Dark Matter By Lady M

Dark Matter is the first ever release from newly launched label Magique Music, a forward thinking musical platform supporting the deeper and darker sounds of electronica, house and techno. This single is produced by Lady M, South Africa’s leading female artist in the local deep house scene, and features Tanzania-born vocalist ‘Kennifer’. Kennifer is an […]

Justin & The Knights Of Valour: Review

Voiced by Freddie Highmore, we enter Justin’s world, a kingdom where knights are outlawed and bureaucracy prevails. But what is a tale of knights without a quest? An inspiring visit to his grandmother, voiced by Julie Walters, Justin bids farewell to his crush Lara and sets off to become a knight, meeting a plethora of […]

Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom: Review

Based on former South African president Nelson Mandela’s autobiography “Long Walk To Freedom”, the movie Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom tells the story of his early life, leading to his incarceration on Robben Island, and eventual release and presidency. Under the direction of Justin Chadwick, Idris Elba plays a very true to life Mandela, bringing […]

Hillary Clinton And Colin Powell To Host ‘Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom’ Screening

Hillary Clinton and General Colin Powell, together with Senator John McCain, will host a special screening of Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom at The John F. Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, 20 November.  Producer  Anant Singh will attend the event. The screening, true to Madiba’s ideals, sees the breaking down of barriers between […]

William And Kate To honour ‘Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom’

The Cinema and Television Benevolent Fund (CTBF) announced that TRH The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will attend the Royal Film Performance of Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom . The event will be the UK and European premiere of the film and will take place in London on Thursday, 5th December at the Odeon Leicester […]

Write The Next Oscar-winning Screenplay: Weekend Workshop For Screenwriters In Cape Town

If you’re a storyteller with a vivid imagination whose ideas are larger than life, The Write Journey is guaranteed to turn words into action! The Writing Studio’s weekend workshop for screenwriters takes place in Cape Town on November 30 and December 1. From 10am until 6pm. Following in the tradition of 19 years of workshop […]

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire: Review

Having returned home after her upset win at the 74th Hunger Games, Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) and Peeta Mellark (Josh Hutcherson) embark on a Victors Tour of the districts, amidst the simmering rebellion and disapproval from President Snow (Donald Sutherland). Snow has plenty of devious encouragement from Plutarch Heavensbee (Phillip Seymour Hoffman). They are chosen […]

Captain Phillips: Review

Telling the true story of the hijacking of the Maersk Alabama by Somali pirates, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in 200 years, and the ordeal suffered by Captain Richard Phillips (played by Tom Hanks). Tom Hanks delivers a stellar performance, and audiences would expect nothing less. The Somali pirates that board the […]

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