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Awards

The Post – Nominated For 8 Critics’ Choice Awards

TIMES MEDIA FILMS are excited to announce that THE POST has been nominated by The Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) for 8 Critics’ Choice Awards – These are

  • Best Picture
  • Best Director
  • Best Actor
  • Best Actress
  • Best Acting Ensemble
  • Best Original Screenplay
  • Best Editing
  • Best Score

THE POST is directed by Steven Spielberg and  stars Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep – This marks the first collaboration between the 3 Hollywood legends.

THE POST, a thrilling drama about the unlikely partnership of Katharine Graham (Streep), the first female publisher of The Washington Post, and its driven editor Ben Bradlee (Hanks), as they race to catch up with The New York Times to expose a massive cover-up of government secrets that spanned three decades and four U.S. Presidents. The two must overcome their differences as they risk their careers—and their very freedom—to bring long-buried truths to light.

THE POST will be released in South African cinemas on the 26th of January 2018

Categories
Television

Coming Up On Carte Blanche – 10 December 2017

On M-Net & M-Net HD [101], Sunday 10 December 2017 at 19:00 & again on M-Net Plus 1 [901] at 20:00

 

 

Stephen McGown

It was supposed to be the adventure of a lifetime – the ultimate motorcycle ride across Africa. Instead, it turned into almost 6 years of hell at the hands of al-Qaeda. Kidnapped, chained and constantly fearing for his life, Stephen McGown clung to the hope of being reunited with his family and was finally released in August. In his first in-depth television interview, he opens up to Carte Blanche about his terrifying ordeal.

Producer: Mart-Marie Faure
Presenter: Devi Sankaree Govender

Lion Mama

In rural communities, sexual assaults are prevalent and women are desperately vulnerable. So what happens when an Eastern Cape mother defends her daughter against three armed rapists, killing one of the attackers? Self-defence or an unlawful killing? Carte Blanche untangles the issues.

Producer: Tarryn Crossman
Presenter: Claire Mawisa

Cargo Theft

The N2 between KZN and the Eastern Cape has become a treacherous route. Violent looters target moving trucks, ripping cargo off the back of the trailer and within minutes, making off with millions of Rands worth of goods. It’s costing the economy billions, so why has nothing been done to stop the looting? Carte Blanche exposes this growing trend.

Producer: Nicky Troll
Presenter: Devi Sankaree Govender

Two Dads, Three babies

Families come in all shapes and sizes, and two fathers raising triplets are turning the traditional notion of a nuclear family on its head. As same sex parenting and surrogacy become more visible, the world is adapting to more modern family units and South Africa isn’t far behind. Carte Blanche explores these changing dynamics.

Producer: Ben Dwork
Presenter: Devi Sankaree Govender

Watch the trailers

Line-ups are subject to change. Stories can be viewed at www.carteblanche.co.za.

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Categories
music

Terminatryx 15th Anniversary / New Remix Album / New Guitarist

Cape Town’s female-fronted TERMINATRYX is celebrating its 15th anniversary making Alternative music on their own terms, and is releasing their fourth album in the shape of their second remix album, across a variety media, from all reputed download and steaming locations, to unique limited edition USB drive / pendant and CD.

As with the Terminatryx 2008 self-titled debut album receiving a full remixed version in 2011 via “Remyx v1.0”, calling in a range of varied but amazing remixers from around the world to take on the self-titled album’s tracks, the same has been done with the acclaimed 2014 studio album “Shadow” (co-produced with Theo Crous).

THE REMIXERS
Here “Remyx v2.0” pulled in several exciting artists & producers who also worked on the first remix project, including local legends BATTERY 9, MR. SAKITUMI, Terminatryx drummer iRONic, and internationals INDUSTRIEZONE (Austria) and LLOYD PRICE of The Frixion, Massive Ego and Sigue Sigue Sputnik (UK).

On the local front the kick-ass remixers encapsulate DJ / Producer phenomenon GRIMEHOUSE, newcomers KHEMICAL KRYPT and IN MISERY, and two more direct Terminatryx links in vocalist Sonja’s side project ISOBEL and multi-instrumentalist Paul’s solo project (of 20 years) F8.

Like v1.0, the track listing and -order mirrors its studio album exactly, plus bonus material (v2.0 including a Terminatryx cover version of Prince’s “When Doves Cry”).

More details, info and images of the remixers and the project (of both v1.0 & v2.0)  at www.terminatryx.com/remix

DOWNLOAD & STREAMING
This remix album and all other Terminatryx releases are available at all download and streaming locations, including:
iTunes: www.itunes.apple.com/us/artist/terminatryx/555064177
Bandcamp: www.terminatryx.bandcamp.com
CD Baby: store.cdbaby.com/cd/terminatryx4
Amazon mp3: www.amazon.com/Remyx-v-2-0-Terminatryx/dp/B077XHFH1G

Musicians are always precious about their work, not wanting anyone to touch or alter it, but Terminatryx trusts the amazing remixers they select to reappraise their songs, alter, rework and reconstruct them to create something new and as exciting as the original material from which it stems, adding a brand new dimension.

A bonus track includes a Terminatryx cover version of Prince’s “When Doves Cry”.

Knowing that not everyone may latch onto the more Industrial-Rock / Alternative-Metal flavour of Terminatryx’ original material, here it opens up to a wider audience with genres from Dubstep, Electronic-Pop and Dance, to Industrial, Acoustic / Folk, Glitch, Breaks and more, to become a part of the band’s music (without alienating their established supporters who have a wide rage in musical tastes).

Another important component is to expose Terminatryx fans to other cool artists via the remixers and urging them to check out their work.

USB FLASH DRIVE / PENDANT
Always trying to do something different to the norm, and the interest in CDs shifting, Terminatryx decided to make the first physical incarnation of “Remyx v2.0” available as a limited edition USB pendant.  The 8gb laser engraved key-shaped metal USB flash drive comes with a 60cm metal ball chain, also making it the first piece of Terminatryx jewelry! It is packaged in a see-through magnetic case (and album cover branded box sleeve).
The songs are included in both .mp3 and higher quality .wav audio formats, album info and details come as a pdf file, and an extra folder holds three Terminatryx mp4 music videos: “Shadow”, “Gone”, “Medusa (iRONic Remix)” and a 12 minute sampler clip alternating extracts from the “Shadow” album and its remixes. (A USB version including both the “Shadow” album and it “Remyx v2.0” reworking is also available)

COMPACT DISC
The album will also be available on limited edition CD.

COVER DESIGN
As with the cover design of “Remyx v1.0” which also received a ‘remix’ of its own integrating with the original, the same was executed for the cover of “Remyx v2.0”, Terminatryx photographic collaborator Dr-Benway retrofitting a wireframe version of the “Shadow” cover (and alternating Paul’s two logo designs).

REMYX v2.0 Track Listing:

  1. METROPOLIS (The Moloch Remix by F8)
  2. HOLY (The Frixion Remix)
  3. SCARS (Grimehouse Remix)
  4. MASJIEN-MACHINE (Sementkop Mix by Battery 9)
  5. SHADOW (Industriezone Remix)
  6. GONE (Khemical Krypt Remix)
  7. PURIFIRE (In Misery Remix)
  8. NOTHING (Isobel Acoustyx Version)
  9. OUTCAST (Mr Sakitumi Remix)
  10. MEDUSA (iRONic Remix)
  11. WHEN DOVES CRY (Terminatryx Cover Version)

NEW BAND MEMBER
The “Remyx v2.0” USB launch was a bitter-sweet occasion, marking the final show with guitarist Patrick Davidson (after 10 years with the band).  No animosity or sensational drama, Patrick has endeavours he wants to fulfill and need to focus on in order to do so.  The band’s new guitarist is the talented Mark Allnutt.  For details on this, check out: www.metal4africa.com/news/terminatryx-new-guitarist-announced

VIDEO
See all Terminatryx invigorating, cinematic (and award winning) music videos
www.youtube.com/Terminatryx

Categories
Theatre

West Side Story Returns

Returns by popular demand
Opens 7 March 2018

This is the final season in South Africa – get your early bird tickets today!

After receiving rave reviews across the board from critics and audiences alike, this Fugard Theatre smash hit musical returns to the Artscape Opera House for one final season, from 7 March 2018. This phenomenal South African production with a superb cast of 40 is backed by a live philharmonic orchestra playing Leonard Bernstein’s magnificent score which includes the world famous songs “Something’s Coming”, “Maria”, “I Feel Pretty” and “Tonight”. 2018 marks the centenary year of Bernstein’s birth.

Inspired by Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet and set in mid-1950s New York, the musical explores the rivalry between the Jets and the Sharks, two street gangs of different backgrounds. Tony, a former member of the Jets, falls in love with Maria, the sister of Bernardo, the leader of the Sharks.

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Television

Moshe Plays Cupid In The 2nd Season Of Uyangthanda Na

Waiting for love to knock on your door? Or on your crush to finally realise that you exist? Then look no further as the hilarious Social Media star, Musician and former V-Table co-presenter Moshe Ndiki plays cupid in the second season of Uyang’thanda Na?

Produced by Parental Advisory Productions, Uyang’thanda Na? is a reality dating show where lonely hopefuls confess their love for their crush. Each episode concludes with a verdict from the admired where they get to answer the very pertinent question: Uyang’thanda Na?

Moshe Ndiki rose to fame when he became a Social Media sensation, his hilarious outburst, unorthodox dress sense and candid behaviour will certainly bring a lighter side to the show.

When asked how he feels about joining Uyang’thanda Na? Moshe expressed his delight and great expectations, “I believe in love and reckon it is something worth fighting for, fight for it hard and always give love one more chance”.

Moshe’s popularity has landed him a part on the cast of the popular telenovela,The Queen playing Prince. His first appearance will be in December, making him a prevalent household name.

“Moshe’s engagement with our hopefuls is effortless and it will certainly keep the viewers intrigued. We look forward to having him on Uyang’thanda Na? and trust that his sparkling personality will come through”, says Sphumelele Sibeko, Head of Reality Content at M-Net local entertainment channels

Catch the return of Uyang’thanda Na? on Mzansi Magic, DStv channel 161 on Wednesday, 10 January 2018 as suitors follow their hearts in pursuit of love.