Lifestyle Trends 2018

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#BizTrends2018: 15 big screen trends
#BizTrends2018: 15 big screen trends

Daniel Dercksen gives his top 15 international and local big screen film trends for the year ahead.

By Daniel Dercksen 15 Jan 2018

NT Live - Live Theatre On The Big Screen
NT Live - Live Theatre On The Big Screen

The 2018 NT Live Season commences on 13 January 2018. Cinema Nouveau theatres nationwide will screen several live theatre performances.

12 Jan 2018

#OnTheBigScreen: Brad's Status, Molly's Game and The Commuter
#OnTheBigScreen: Brad's Status, Molly's Game and The Commuter

This week, a father and son reconcile their differences in Brad's Status, an underground poker game raises the stakes in Molly's Game, and a criminal conspiracy carries life and death stakes for everyone on the train in the action-thriller The Commuter.

By Daniel Dercksen 12 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Noteworthy films and film trends for 2018
#BizTrends2018: Noteworthy films and film trends for 2018

Welcome to my 2018 edition of trends in film. Let's get right into it.

By Charles Siboto 10 Jan 2018

Star Wars: The Last Jedi is a worthy follow up
Star Wars: The Last Jedi is a worthy follow up

Let me say it right off the bat that Star Wars: The Last Jedi is a great movie and a worthy follow up to The Force Awakens. If you've been following any news about the movie, you'll know that there is a split between some Star Wars fans and film critics.

By Charles Siboto 9 Jan 2018

The Greatest Showman is an uplifting toe-tapper
The Greatest Showman is an uplifting toe-tapper

In 1841 P.T. Barnum premiered Barnum's American Museum in New York City, which ultimately led to the founding and establishment of Barnum and Bailey Circus. It also installed Barnum as The Greatest Showman which serves as the title for Michael Gracey's historical musical starring Hugh Jackman.

By Natalie Le Clue 5 Jan 2018

#OnTheBigScreen: Soldiers, families and squirrels at war
#OnTheBigScreen: Soldiers, families and squirrels at war

Thank You For Your Service is a significant exploration of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depicting US soldiers who try to adjust to civilian life...

By Daniel Dercksen 3 Jan 2018

#OnTheBigScreen: Greatest Showman, Jumanji and Beatriz at Dinner
#OnTheBigScreen: Greatest Showman, Jumanji and Beatriz at Dinner

Inspired by the legend and ambitions of America's original pop-culture impresario, P.T. Barnum, comes The Greatest Showman, an inspirational rags-to-riches tale of a brash dreamer who rose from nothing to prove that anything you can envision is possible...

By Daniel Dercksen 29 Dec 2017

#OnTheBigScreen: Ferdinand the bull, Wonder Wheel and The Nutcracker
#OnTheBigScreen: Ferdinand the bull, Wonder Wheel and The Nutcracker

A little bull prefers sitting quietly under a cork tree just smelling the flowers versus jumping around...

By Daniel Dercksen 21 Dec 2017

#BestofBiz 2017: Lifestyle
#BestofBiz 2017: Lifestyle

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2017 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Lifestyle & Entertainment portal over the past year below.

14 Dec 2017

#OnTheBigScreen: Dickens, Jedi, Met Opera
#OnTheBigScreen: Dickens, Jedi, Met Opera

Star Wars: The Last Jedi, The Man Who Invented Christmas, The Foreigner, The Wedding Party 2 and Adès's: The Exterminating Angel open at local cinemas this week.

By Daniel Dercksen 14 Dec 2017

Wavescape Surf & Ocean Festival to screen 32 films
Wavescape Surf & Ocean Festival to screen 32 films

The Wavescape Surf & Ocean Festival will be held at the Labia Theatre in Cape Town on 7-10 December 2017. This year, the festival will screen a record of 32 films, several of which are premieres.

7 Dec 2017

#OnTheBigScreen: Dirty Laundry, Wonder and Zola Budd
#OnTheBigScreen: Dirty Laundry, Wonder and Zola Budd

Vuil Wasgoed, Kidnap, Beauty And The Dogs, Wonder, The Fall and Barbie: Dolphin Magic open at local cinemas this week.

By Daniel Dercksen 7 Dec 2017

A festival of African creativity launched by Absolut
A festival of African creativity launched by Absolut

Capitalising on the success of its One Source campaign, Absolut Vodka has launched a festival of African creativity in 2018...

5 Dec 2017

#OnTheBigScreen: Zulu Culture, Battle Of The Sexes and Bolshoi Ballet
#OnTheBigScreen: Zulu Culture, Battle Of The Sexes and Bolshoi Ballet

She is King, The Accident, The Battle Of The Sexes, A Bad Mom's Christmas, Paddington 2 and Le Corsaire open at local cinemas this week.

By Daniel Dercksen 30 Nov 2017

#OnTheBigScreen: Agatha Christie, J. D. Salinger and David Hockney
#OnTheBigScreen: Agatha Christie, J. D. Salinger and David Hockney

Murder on The Orient Express, Rebel in The Rye, Coco, Olaf's Frozen Adventure, Daddy's Home 2, Potato Potahto and David Hockney at The Royal Academy of Arts open at local cinemas this week.

By Daniel Dercksen 23 Nov 2017

Wonder Woman saves the day for Justice League
Wonder Woman saves the day for Justice League

The last time director Zack Snyder was left in charge of a DC movie, he produced the dreadful Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. Undeterred, he's returned at the helm of Justice League.

By Natalie Le Clue 20 Nov 2017

#OnTheBigScreen: Father Christmas, Mozart and superheroes
#OnTheBigScreen: Father Christmas, Mozart and superheroes

Liewe Kersfeesvader, Professor Marston & The Wonder Women, Justice League, The Star, The Man With The Iron Heart and Mozart's Magic Flute open at local cinemas.

By Daniel Dercksen 17 Nov 2017

Wavescape unveils female-centric line-up
Wavescape unveils female-centric line-up

This year, the Wavescape Surf & Ocean Festival will focus on women in its ocean-conscious event line-up. From 20 November to 10 December 2017, Wavescape will showcase the talents of female scientists, artists, photographers, and activists who use the ocean as their muse to advocate change

15 Nov 2017

#OnTheBigScreen: Horror, faith, passion and revenge
#OnTheBigScreen: Horror, faith, passion and revenge

Mother!, All Saints, Amityville: The Awakening, Suburbicon, Wolf Warriors 2 and Norma open on the big screen this week.

By Daniel Dercksen 9 Nov 2017

#MusicExchange: Spencer Proffer
#MusicExchange: Spencer Proffer

In an exclusive interview with Bizcommunity, we speak to an extraordinary man and talent, international music and media producer, Spencer Proffer. Spencer is visiting South Africa this week to produce a groundbreaking new way to expose a film.

By Martin Myers 7 Nov 2017

Bringing the best African movies to the world
Bringing the best African movies to the world

Africa's first all-Africa movie review platform calls for collaboration to showcase and crowdsource the best African-made movies to a local and global audience...

7 Nov 2017

#OnTheBigScreen: Sinister Demons, Afterlife Experiments and Heroic Firefighters
#OnTheBigScreen: Sinister Demons, Afterlife Experiments and Heroic Firefighters

The House On Willow Street, Flatliners, Wind River, Only The Brave and Hotel Salvation open at local cinemas this week.

By Daniel Dercksen 3 Nov 2017

Thor: Ragnarok a win for Marvel
Thor: Ragnarok a win for Marvel

It's no secret that Thor is one of Marvel's most well-liked and revered characters. Thor: Ragnarok; latest chapter in the God of Thunder's story, elevates this notion even more.

By Natalie Le Clue 30 Oct 2017

#OnTheBigScreen: Thor, new SA films, Bolshoi Ballet and Halloween thrills
#OnTheBigScreen: Thor, new SA films, Bolshoi Ballet and Halloween thrills

Vaya, Siembamba, Thor: Ragnarok, Jigsaw, The Journey, The Jungle Bunch, Marshall and Bolshoi Ballet's The Taming Of The Shrew open at local cinemas.

By Daniel Dercksen 27 Oct 2017

Geostorm nothing more than a Geo-flop
Geostorm nothing more than a Geo-flop

When writing a film review, you try not to spoil the plot. In the case of Geostorm, there's no danger of spoiling its utter monotony. Geostorm's trailer is intriguing enough to prompt you into watching it.

By Natalie Le Clue 26 Oct 2017

The Banff Mountain Film Festival celebrates outdoor culture
The Banff Mountain Film Festival celebrates outdoor culture

The annual Cape Union Mart Banff International Mountain Film Festival, taking place between 3 and 12 November 2017, provides outdoor enthusiasts and adventure addicts a chance to explore and experience some of the world's most epic adventure locations...

23 Oct 2017

CTIFM&F winners announced
CTIFM&F winners announced

The winners of the 2017 Cape Town International Film Market and Festival (CTIFM&F) were announced at a red carpet event, held at the Westin Hotel in Cape Town. The event was hosted by Pearl Thusi and Maps Maponyane.

23 Oct 2017

#OnTheBigScreen: Halloween madness, crazy love and deadly disaster
#OnTheBigScreen: Halloween madness, crazy love and deadly disaster

The Mountain Between Us, Happy Death Day, Geostorm, Boo 2! A Madea Halloween and Secret Superstar open at local cinemas this week.

By Daniel Dercksen 19 Oct 2017

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