The Maze Runner: Review

The Maze Runner hits the ground running, and within seconds of the film starting, we are thrust into a strange world. This does causes some confusion, which mirrors what our hero, Thomas (Dylan O’Brien), must be feeling. His memory erased, and deposited in a maze with a bunch of fellow “runners”, will he be able […]

The Equalizer: Review

Denzel Washington is back as Robert ‘Bob’ McCall, an action hero in The Equalizer, a former black ops operative who left the game by faking his own death. When his good nature compels him to intervene, to help a local prostitute who is badly beaten by some pimps, he gets embroiled in a fight with the […]

Planes: Fire & Rescue: Review

World famous air racer Dusty (Dane Cook) is back, in Planes: Fire & Rescue. Sadly, he discovers his aging engine is damaged, and there is a chance he may never race again. After an unfortunate incident at home-base, he is propelled into the world if aerial fire fighting, help his friends, and find a chance […]

Cinema Nouveau Presents The 2014 Tri-Continental Human Rights Film Festival

The 2014 Tri Continental Film Festival (TCFF) returns to South African cinemas at the end of September. The festival will be screened exclusively at Cinema Nouveau theatres in Johannesburg (Rosebank Mall) and Cape Town (V&A Waterfront) from 26 September to 06 October. Johannesburg 26 – 29 September and Cape Town 3 – 6 October. Unlike […]

“Doing Lunch” With The Cape Town Fringe

One of the easiest, breeziest things about the Cape Town Fringe festival – set to run in the Mother City between 25 September and 5 October – is that the programme has been planned to keep step with the everyday rhythm of the city. This means that you will be able to catch a world-class […]

Four Corners Marks 20 Years Of Democracy At Countrywide UK Screenings

The South African award winning thriller Four Corners has been invited to screen as part of a special UK film tour designed to bring attention to South Africa’s 20 Years of Democracy. Supported by the BFI Programming Development Fund and the SA-UK Seasons, The ‘South Africa at 20’ film touring programme aims to feed into […]

Producers Guild Of America Honours Jon Feltheimer WIth 2015 Milestone Award

The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today that Lionsgate Chief Executive Officer Jon Feltheimer will be honored with the 2015 Milestone Award.  The award will be presented to Mr. Feltheimer at the 26th Annual Producers Guild Awards ceremony on January 24, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza. “On behalf of the entire Lionsgate […]

Die Windpomp Wins Five Awards

The recently released Die Windpomp, won five awards at the Silwerskermfees held last week in Cape Town. From its nine nominations, the ZenHQ produced film won Best Film, Best Director (Etienne Fourie), Best Support Actress (Marga Van Rooy), Best Original Music Score (Johnny De Ridder) and Best Screenplay (Etienne Fourie). The film is a beautiful, […]

947’s Darren Simpson To Voice Disney Character

The Walt Disney Company Africa is proud to announce that local comedian and 947 presenter Darren Simpson, will lend his voice for the theatrical release of Disney’s upcoming animation Planes: Fire & Rescue, out in cinemas across South Africa in 3D on Friday 26 September. Darren will voice the character ‘Drip’, one of five firefighters […]

Q&A With Into The Storm Director Steven Quale

Into The Storm opens in South African cinemas 5 September 2014, and in the run up to this release, why not prepare for the storm by checking out the Q&A with director Steven Quale below, and reading the SAMDB Review of Into The Storm. Can you talk about the feeling you wanted to create as […]

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