Jack Ryan Shadow Recruit: Review

Based on the Jack Ryan character, created by bestselling author Tom Clancy, Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit, although set in present day, takes us back to where it all began. Starting with Jack (Chris Pine, showing us he can do intrigue as well as action and sci-fi) in university during the events of September 11, 2001, […]

12 Years A Slave: Review

There has been a lot of hype surrounding 12 Years A Slave during the awards season, and rightly so. Well written, well acted, and stunning visuals. 12 Years A Slave tells the true story of Solomon Northup, wrongly taken as a slave who has run from his master, he is taken in shackles and sold […]

86th Oscars® Nominations Announced

Actor Chris Hemsworth and Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs announced the nominations for the 86th Academy Awards® today. Hemsworth and Boone Isaacs announced the nominees at a 5:38 a.m. PT live news conference attended by more than 400 international media representatives. Academy members from each of the branches vote to determine the nominees in their […]

The 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards

Best Motion Picture – Drama 12 Years a Slave (2013) – WINNER Captain Phillips (2013) Gravity (2013) Rush (2013/I) Philomena (2013) Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy American Hustle (2013) – WINNER Her (2013) Inside Llewyn Davis (2013) Nebraska (2013) The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture […]

LIen Se Langstaan Skoene (DVD): Review

The Film LIen Se Langstaan Skoene, a glimpse into the life of Lien Jooste, played with such multi-layered talent by Carmen Pretorius. LIen’s life falls apart when her father is imprisoned and her mother (Franci Swanepoel) takes solace each night in a box of wine. Lien becomes a parental figure to her younger brother Braam […]

One Week Left Until National Arts Festival 2014 Fringe Applications Close

Fringe productions wanting to take part in the 2014 edition of the National Arts Festival, Grahamstown, are reminded that just one week remains until applications close, on Friday 17 January. The Festival will take place from 3 to 13 July 2014. The National Arts Festival Fringe is unique in South Africa in that no selection […]

2014 Producers Guild Awards

2014 Marks the 25th Anniversary of the Producers Guild Awards The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today the motion picture and long-form television nominations for the 25th Annual Producers Guild Awards. The categories include: The Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures; The Award for Outstanding Producer of Animated Theatrical Motion […]

Die Laaste Tango (DVD): Review

The Film In Die Laaste Tango, Hercules de Wet (Louw Venter) is a police detective obsessed with a string of murders, and on the point of burn-out. After an incident where he loses control of his emotions and beats a suspect, he is sent away to decompress. It is here, in Loxton, in the middle of […]

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