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Review: Blackkklansman

Genre: Drama/Crime Cast: John David Washington, Laura Harrier, Adam Driver, Topher Grace Director: Spike Lee Synopsis: Ron Stallworth, an African American police officer from Colorado Springs, CO, successfully manages to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan branch with the help of a Jewish surrogate who eventually becomes its leader. Based on actual events. There are […]

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Binge-Watch Corner: Transparent is every bit as honest and educational as you expect

I had heard of the accolades before I watched Transparent and I began before the Jeffrey Tambor accusations so I was halfway through the series when that came to light, but I must say I am glad that I pushed through. The show follows the Pfefferman family after their father comes out as transexual, and […]

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Nashville, Me Before You and Everything Else Coming to Showmax in January 2019

Since January always feels like the longest month of the year (when is payday, again?), Showmax brings you an absolute corker of a line-up to start 2019, with highly anticipated series you won’t find anywhere else, including the first Showmax original drama, and local gems such as kykNET’s brand-new Dwaalster and Mzansi Magic’s Lockdown S3! […]

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Movie Review: Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse

Genre: Fantasy/Science Fiction Cast: Shameik Moore, Jake Johnson, Hailee Steinfeld, Liev Schreiber Director: Peter Ramsey, Robert Persichetti Jr, Rodney Rothman Synopsis: Bitten by a radioactive spider in the subway, Brooklyn teenager Miles Morales suddenly develops mysterious powers that transform him into the one and only Spider-Man. When he meets Peter Parker, he soon realizes that […]

Movie Review: Annihilation

Genre: Thriller/Fantasy Cast: Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gina Rodriguez, Tessa Thompson and Tuva Novotny Director: Alex Garland Synopsis: A biologist signs up for a dangerous, secret expedition into a mysterious zone where the laws of nature don’t apply. Before I started watching Annihilation I didn’t know what to expect. I had heard the hype […]