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#OnTheBigScreen: Ballet, battles and bravado

Bolshoi Ballet presents A Contemporary Evening, Silence, American Pastoral, In Dubious Battle, Table 19, and Asterix and Obelix: The Mansions of the Gods are releases on the big screen this weekend.

By Daniel Dercksen 3 days ago

#OnTheBigScreen: Beauties and beasts

This week you can set your imagination free with new film releases; Beauty and the Beast; The Fast and the Furious 8 and The Artists' Garden: American Impressionism.

By Daniel Dercksen 14 Apr 2017

#OnTheBigScreen: Boss Baby and grown-up drama

Die Rebellie Van Lafras Verwey, Boss Baby, Gallows Road, The Last Face, Gold and La Traviata open at the cinemas this weekend.

By Daniel Dercksen 7 Apr 2017

Dominic West features in Jameson First Shot 2017

Three undiscovered filmmakers will win the opportunity to direct award-winning British actor and director Dominic West in a short film that they will write and direct as part of the sixth edition of Jameson First Shot.

4 Apr 2017

#OnTheBigScreen: Killers and heroes

The following films release this weekend; Ghost in the Shell, The Bye Bye Man, The Zookeeper's Wife, The Smurfs: The Lost Village and Hedda Gabler.

By Daniel Dercksen 30 Mar 2017

Red Bull TV releases Waves for Water documentary

On World Water Day 2017, Red Bull TV released a new feature-length documentary that captures the story of former pro surfer Jon Rose and his mission to bring clean water access to those in need...

By Sindy Peters 27 Mar 2017

#OnTheBigScreen: Face your rivals

The following films release this weekend; Kampterrein: Die Movie, Life, The Sense of an Ending, CHiPs, Saban's Power Rangers, Get Out and Dvorák's Rusalka.

By Daniel Dercksen 24 Mar 2017

#OnTheBigScreen: Action heroes and deadly rivals

Two local films are released this week: a pacifist primary school teacher is hunted down in the taut thriller Jagveld, and a young professor consumed by alcoholism is saved from self-destruction in The Tribe...

By Daniel Dercksen 17 Mar 2017

Miss Sloane will seduce your sensibility

If you are looking for a first-rate political thriller with bite that is savvy and shrewd, Miss Sloane will seduce your senses and twist your perception.

By Daniel Dercksen 16 Mar 2017

Jackie – a commanding and introspective journey

Films allow us the unique opportunity to share the intimate mindscape of iconic legends, and with Jackie, screenwriter and journalist Noah Oppenheim, probes the most private thoughts of Jacqueline Kennedy, one of the most famed, admired and envied figures in the world.

By Daniel Dercksen 14 Mar 2017

Revenge is bittersweet in Nocturnal Animals

Writer-director Tom Ford spins his magic in the provocative mindbender Nocturnal Animals, a captivating narrative of a story-within-a story where two different worlds and disparate lives collide head-on, where nothing seems to be what it is, and everything becomes twisted.

By Daniel Dercksen 13 Mar 2017

#OnTheBigScreen: Heroes and nocturnal animals

Nocturnal Animals, Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk, Kalushi, Kong: Skull Island; and The Bolshoi Ballet's The Sleeping Beauty all release in cinemas this weekend.

By Daniel Dercksen 10 Mar 2017

The grotesque fantasy of hero worship

In a world obsessed with hero worship, where we only adulate glory and eminence, and forget about the person behind the idol, Ang Lee gives us a pleasant satirical view of what it takes to be trapped between being a hero and a person.

By Daniel Dercksen 9 Mar 2017

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