Fast & Furious 7: Review

Fast & Furious 7 brings all new action, all new thrills, and one big adrenalin rush. Deckard Shaw (Jason Statham) is out for revenge against Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel), and his team for the death of his brother. Throw in a mission to rescue a computer hacker, find a high-tech device that in the wrong hands […]

Magic In The Moonlight (DVD): Review

The Film Magic In The Moonlight, a romantic comedy, set back in the late 1920’s, on the Riviera in the south of France. A story of an Englishman (Stanley, played by Conin Firth) asked to assist in unmasking a fraudster (Sophie, played by Emma Stone). A tale of a magician asked to debunk the claims […]

Oculus (DVD): Review

The Film Oculus looks at two siblings, Kaylie (Karen Gillan) and Tim Russel (Brenton Thwaites, and a night they need to survive. As children, they were witness to their parents dark path to madness and eventual murder. Tim is locked away in a mental institution, while Kaylie has become a successful businesswoman. It is in […]

A Most Wanted Man (DVD): Review

The Film Cold war spy craft is swapped for post-9/11 anti-terror, in this powerful thriller, intellectual thriller. When a Muslim, half-Chechen, half-Russian (Issa, played by Grigoriy Dobrygin) enters Hamburg illegally, fleeing prison and torture, he lands in the midst of an international terror operation. Persued by Günther Bachmann (Philip Seymour Hoffman), there is a battle […]

The Write Journey Workshop For Screenwriters

With the explosion of the local film industry and countless foreign films being made in South Africa, It has never been a better time to be a screenwriter. Following in the tradition of 19-years of workshops throughout South Africa, The Writing Studio’s A Weekend Workshop for Screenwriters takes place in Cape Town at The Writing […]

Star Wars: Episode VIII And Stand-alone Film News

Yesterday at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco, across the street from Lucasfilm, Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger hosted a shareholder meeting where he announced news regarding the first Star Wars stand-alone movie as well as Star Wars: Episode VIII. Rogue One is the title for the first film in a unique […]

Marvel’s Avengers: Age Of Ultron Trailer Breaks Records

Last week saw the release of the third trailer for the hotly anticipated follow-up to the super hero team up of a lifetime, Marvel’s Avengers: Age Of Ultron. The trailer set a record with 35 million views in 24 hours, breaking the previous record set by the last teaser trailer which debuted October 22, which […]

Frozen 2 Announced

It’s of-f-f-f-f-icial: Frozen 2 is in development at Walt Disney Animation Studios with directors Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee and producer Peter Del Vecho, the Oscar®-winning filmmaking team behind Frozen. The news was announced at Disney’s Annual Meeting of Shareholders yesterday by Bob Iger, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Walt Disney Company; John […]

Nightcrawler: Review

Louis Bloom (Jake Gyllenhaal), a man driven to make money, yet lacking in ethics, works his way into the world of freelance journalism in L.A. Soon he begins blurring the lines between observer and participant. Aided by TV news veteran Nina (Rene Russo), things soon intensify as he begins to make more money off each […]

Blackhat: Review

A convict (Chris Hemsworth), in prison for hacking, is furloughed in order to help American and Chinese law enforcement track down a cyber-crime operation, threatening key infrastructure in the USA. Blackhat is an intellectual action film. Great pains have been taken to research the hacker culture and to be technically correct. These moments of grand-geekery […]

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