Genre: Drama Cast: Siobhan Finneran, Robert Emms, Sacha Parkinson Director: Daniel Kokotajlo Synopsis: A faithful Jehovah’s Witness is forced to shun her own sister because of a religious transgression. As the separation draws out, she starts to question the meaning of God’s love. What drew me to this film was as much as I knew […]
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 […]
Still looking for family friendly New Years Eve plans? This might be the option for you: The ideal family friendly New Years Eve event has just been announced! Picnics in the Park, the team behind some of Joburg’s most popular and creative family friendly events that are focused on the out-doors, the 5 senses and […]
It’s the most wonderful time of the year and one of my highlights is getting to watch the array of Christmas movies (problematic or not, I have a very special place in my heart for Love Actually). This year I decided to tackle Netflix’s lexicon of Christmas films so I can recommend to you what […]
Genre: Romantic Comedy Cast: Zoey Deutch, Glen Powell, Lucy Liu, Taye Diggs Director: Claire Scanlon Synopsis: Two overworked and underpaid assistants come up with a plan to get their bosses off their backs by setting them up with each other.
In one of the most gripping crime stories South Africa has seen, it told the story of a mother who kills her drug-ridden son in 2007. Now years, later it’s the subject of the film, Ellen, the Ellen Pakkies Story.
What is a movie without an epic soundtrack? Not much. You know when you hear those first few bars of that iconic John Williams score that you are watching Star Wars, and nothing quite gets one in the mood to go on a intergalactic space adventure.
The South African film industry is going through a renaissance, with the excellent drama, Inxeba: The Wound that was re-released last month, and many other great films in the pipeline in April.
The South African film, Nommer 37 will debut at the South by South West (SXSW) International Film Festival on Saturday.
Genre: Action, drama Cast: Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira Director: Ryan Coogler Synopsis: After the death of his father, T’Challa returns home to the African nation of Wakanda to take his rightful place as king. When a powerful enemy suddenly reappears, T’Challa’s mettle as king — and as Black Panther — […]