#OnTheBigScreen: Lady Gaga, a masked killer, and four single moms
#OnTheBigScreen: Lady Gaga, a masked killer, and four single moms

A Star Is Born, Hell Fest and Baba Mamas open at SA cinemas this weekend...

By Daniel Dercksen 11 Oct 2018

How Stephina Zwane's film Baby Mamas celebrates single moms
How Stephina Zwane's film Baby Mamas celebrates single moms

Writer-director Stephina Zwane's Baby Mamas takes a closer look at four women who share all their experiences on the joys and woes of being single moms, while still searching for true love...

By Daniel Dercksen 10 Oct 2018

Joburg Film Festival to screen more than 40 films
Joburg Film Festival to screen more than 40 films

The 2018 Joburg Film Festival will be held at venues across Johannesburg from 9-18 November 2018. More than 40 curated releases are set to showcase the best in African and international cinema...

9 Oct 2018

#OnTheBigScreen: A tick-tocking heart, forgiveness, and an extraterrestrial symbiote
#OnTheBigScreen: A tick-tocking heart, forgiveness, and an extraterrestrial symbiote

The Forgiven, The House with a Clock in Its Walls, Thomas & Friends: Big World! Big Adventures! and Venom open at local cinemas this weekend...

By Daniel Dercksen 5 Oct 2018

The Forgiven - A post-apartheid story of redemption and forgiveness
The Forgiven - A post-apartheid story of redemption and forgiveness

While it has been two decades since the TRC concluded, director Roland Joffé's new film The Forgiven returns to that time to grapple with the terrible truths of apartheid and its legacy...

By Daniel Dercksen 4 Oct 2018

#OnTheBigScreen: Table Manners, Recce, and A Simple Favor
#OnTheBigScreen: Table Manners, Recce, and A Simple Favor

This week sees the release of two South African films: the mind-blowing The Recce and the charming Table Manners as well as Smallfoot, A Simple Favor and Night School...

By Daniel Dercksen 28 Sep 2018

Nkuli Sibeko on writing Table Manners and the art of cooking
Nkuli Sibeko on writing Table Manners and the art of cooking

Safta (South African Film and Television Awards) award-winning writer and actress Nkuli Sibeko shares a few thoughts with Daniel Dercken about her screenplay for film Table Manners...

By Daniel Dercksen 27 Sep 2018

Q&A with Johannes Ferdinand about film The Recce
Q&A with Johannes Ferdinand about film The Recce

Writer-director Johannes Ferdinand 'Ferdi' van Zyl shares a few thoughts with Daniel Dercksen about his astounding film The Recce, a film that poignantly shows that without a past, there is no future...

By Daniel Dercksen 26 Sep 2018

#OnTheBigScreen: A sensational Emma Thompson and Johnny English strikes again
#OnTheBigScreen: A sensational Emma Thompson and Johnny English strikes again

The Children Act, Johnny English Strikes Again, Gotti and Leave No Trace open at cinemas this weekend...

By Daniel Dercksen 21 Sep 2018

61 short films to show at CTIFMF
61 short films to show at CTIFMF

The 2018 Cape Town International Film Market and Festival (CTIFMF) will screen 61 short films across 10 programmes at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town from 10-19 October 2018...

17 Sep 2018

#OnTheBigScreen: Billionaire boys and The Predator returns
#OnTheBigScreen: Billionaire boys and The Predator returns

Billionaire Boys Club, The Predator, Sgt Stubby: An All American Hero and Submergence open at local cinemas this weekend...

By Daniel Dercksen 14 Sep 2018

#OnTheBigScreen: The Ellen Pakkies Story, a demonic nun, and a black klansman
#OnTheBigScreen: The Ellen Pakkies Story, a demonic nun, and a black klansman

Ellen: The Ellen Pakkies Story, Blackkklansman, The Nun and Mile 22 open at local cinemas this weekend...

By Daniel Dercksen 7 Sep 2018

Amy Jephta on writing the screenplay for Ellen: The Ellen Pakkies Story
Amy Jephta on writing the screenplay for Ellen: The Ellen Pakkies Story

Writer Amy Jephta shares a few thoughts with Daniel Dercksen about writing the screenplay for Ellen: The Ellen Pakkies Story...

By Daniel Dercksen 6 Sep 2018

80 feature films, 20 documentaries, and 66 short films selected for CTIFMF
80 feature films, 20 documentaries, and 66 short films selected for CTIFMF

The Cape Town International Film Market and Festival (CTIFMF) will be on show from 10-19 October 2018 at various cinemas within the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town, including free family-friendly films at the Amphitheatre...

3 Sep 2018

#OnTheBigScreen: New local romance, muppets for adults, and a psychosexual French thriller
#OnTheBigScreen: New local romance, muppets for adults, and a psychosexual French thriller

Looking For Love, Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation, First Purge, The Happy Time Murders and Eva open at local cinemas this weekend.

By Daniel Dercksen 31 Aug 2018

#OnTheBigScreen: Crazy Rich Asians, The Wife, and a robotic dog
#OnTheBigScreen: Crazy Rich Asians, The Wife, and a robotic dog

Crazy Rich Asians, The Wife, A.X.L and Equalizer 2 open at local cinemas this week...

By Daniel Dercksen 24 Aug 2018

#OnTheBigScreen: New local film, wolves, spies, and Van Gogh
#OnTheBigScreen: New local film, wolves, spies, and Van Gogh

Farewell Ella Bella, Down A Dark Hall, Alpha, Gold, The Spy Who Dumped Me and Vincent Van Gogh: A New Way Of Seeing open at local cinemas this week...

By Daniel Dercksen 17 Aug 2018

AFDA film wins two international awards
AFDA film wins two international awards

AFDA Cape Town third-year 2017 graduate film O-Puncha, directed by Adam Hansen, won two prestigious awards at the fifth annual Eldorado Film Festival in the United States...

Issued by AFDA 16 Aug 2018

Q&A with Ivan Botha about directorial debut Stroomop
Q&A with Ivan Botha about directorial debut Stroomop

Actor, writer, and producer Ivan Botha chats about about his directorial debut Stroomop as well as the inspirational women in his life, filming in water, and collaborative writing.

By Daniel Dercksen 16 Aug 2018

Plenty of originality but Hotel Artemis falls slightly flat
Plenty of originality but Hotel Artemis falls slightly flat

Hotel Artemis centres around a downtown hotel turned members-only hospital for criminals...

By Natalie Le Clue 14 Aug 2018

#OnTheBigScreen: Women in turmoil, prehistoric shark and Prince Charming
#OnTheBigScreen: Women in turmoil, prehistoric shark and Prince Charming

Stroomop, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, The Meg, Superfly, and Charming opened at local cinemas last week...

By Daniel Dercksen 13 Aug 2018

‘Makings’ the most of it!
#BehindtheSelfie with... Dianne Makings

This Women's Month, we go behind the selfie with Dianne Makings, festival director of the Cape Town International Animation Festival and ad producer for Tulips and Chimneys...

By Leigh Andrews 8 Aug 2018

#OnTheBigScreen: Winnie the Pooh, the mother of science fiction, and a new YA novel adaptation
#OnTheBigScreen: Winnie the Pooh, the mother of science fiction, and a new YA novel adaptation

Christopher Robin, Mary Shelley, Hotel Artemis, Sicario: Day of the Soldado, The Darkest Minds, Asinamali and Coppélia open at local cinemas this week.

By Daniel Dercksen 3 Aug 2018

2018 Bokeh Fashion Film Festival selections to be announced in August
2018 Bokeh Fashion Film Festival selections to be announced in August

The official selections for the fifth edition of the Bokeh South African International Lifestyle & Fashion Film Festival will be revealed at a press event in Johannesburg on 1 August 2018 and 50 nominated films will be revealed at a press event in Durban on 4 August 2018....

27 Jul 2018

#OnTheBigScreen: A shipwrecked couple, Ethan Hunt returns, and the Teen Titans go to Hollywood
#OnTheBigScreen: A shipwrecked couple, Ethan Hunt returns, and the Teen Titans go to Hollywood

Adrift, Mission: Impossible - Fallout, Broken Promises 4-Ever, Room(H)ates (Sous le même toit), The Snow Queen 3: Fire and Ice and Teen Titans Go! To the Movies open at local cinemas this week...

By Daniel Dercksen 27 Jul 2018

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again is a charming sequel
Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again is a charming sequel

Don't believe anything you hear or read about Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, just trust your inbred Abba instincts and your fond memories of Mamma Mia. This charming sequel meets all expectations and more and delivers a sensational cinematic experience that hits all the right chords.

By Daniel Dercksen 20 Jul 2018

#OnTheBigScreen: Mamma Mia, Back to Burgundy and Life And Nothing More
#OnTheBigScreen: Mamma Mia, Back to Burgundy and Life And Nothing More

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, Back to Burgundy and Life And Nothing More open at local cinemas this week...

By Daniel Dercksen 19 Jul 2018

3 nostalgic video games from the 90s that have hit the big screens
3 nostalgic video games from the 90s that have hit the big screens

With thousands of new and trending Gameboy, PlayStation Portable, and Xbox roms, it is not uncommon for these classic and nostalgic video games to hit the big screens...

Issued by Media Insider 13 Jul 2018

#OnTheBig Screen: Skyscraper and Kings
#OnTheBig Screen: Skyscraper and Kings

Skyscraper and Kings open at local cinemas this week.

By Daniel Dercksen 13 Jul 2018

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