'Truth has no temperature' in Ridley Scott's controversial and provocative shocker The Counselor. It will shock you to your core.
By Daniel Dercksen 20 Dec 2013 10:40
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug is here and double wow! There's no greater gift for fans and lovers of cinema.
By Daniel Dercksen 13 Dec 2013 10:36
Discovery can sometimes uncover the deadliest of secrets and, with the riveting Mud, it's wise to let and sleeping and charismatic fugitive lie low.
By Daniel Dercksen 5 Dec 2013 11:15
Fifty-five years ago the world's charming Nordic superhero Thor and Mighty Avenger was born and now returns for the super spectacular and highly entertaining big screen sequel Thor: The Dark World.
By Daniel Dercksen 8 Nov 2013 10:46
If there are four hours in your life that can truly be celebrated as heavenly, it's experiencing The Metropolitan Opera's lyric opera, Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin.
By Daniel Dercksen 7 Nov 2013 11:13
You might not know who Robbie de Wee is, but after watching the superb Die Ballade van Robbie De Wee, everyone will know who Marno van der Merwe is. Daniel Dercksen shares a few thoughts with Marno and talks about his demanding role, as well as the South African film Industry.
By Daniel Dercksen 28 Oct 2013 10:27
Musicals are the lifeblood of entertainment and judging by the spontaneous response from its opening weekend audience and rousing ovations, Guys and Dolls is a winner.
By Daniel Dercksen 22 Oct 2013 10:56
The power of the life- and goal-affirming Jobs will change your world and the way you live.
By Daniel Dercksen 18 Oct 2013 10:09
If there's a tragic love story that's definitely going to capture your heart, it's Diana, a compelling portrait of the Princess of Wales during the final two years of her life.
By Daniel Dercksen 17 Oct 2013 10:01
The imposing Afrikaans musical Ons Vir Jou is not just any musical, it's a spectacular show everyone needs to experience and is on in Cape Town for a short must-see season.
By Daniel Dercksen 11 Oct 2013 13:54
Tennessee Williams has always been running away from death and with the compelling The Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore, the tragedy of his fearsome obsession is strikingly realised.
By Daniel Dercksen 10 Oct 2013 10:15
Passionate rivalry brings out the best and worst of two of the greatest champions that the world of sports has ever witnessed in Rush.
By Daniel Dercksen 8 Oct 2013 10:35
The afterlife had never been more alive than in the hilarious RIPD. For those who are not familiar with a series of Dark Horse graphic novels from Peter M Lenkov, RIPD refers to the otherworldly Rest in Peace Department, where two cops are dispatched to protect and serve the living from an increasingly destructive array of creatures who refuse to move peacefully into the afterlife.
By Daniel Dercksen 3 Oct 2013 10:54
If you've never shnitted, this year is no excuse with the mind-blowing shnit International Shortfilmfestival turning Cape Town and Stellenbosch inside out from 2 to 6 October.
By Daniel Dercksen 1 Oct 2013 09:44
Love and passion are shattered by the malevolent corruptness of fame and fortune in Behind the Candelabra, an intimate odyssey into the madness that was Liberace.
By Daniel Dercksen 28 Sep 2013 09:51
Lock up your teenage daughters! The big screen debut of global superstars, Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson explodes in South Africa with the super-sational One Direction: This Is Us.
By Daniel Dercksen 27 Sep 2013 10:51
With Illusive, charming mindbender Stuart Lightbody proves that he knows how to spin real magic.
By Daniel Dercksen 26 Sep 2013 11:09
Primal sexuality and the dark side of human nature collide head on in the emotionally charged The Paperboy. This distressing and sometimes shocking psychological drama is directed with insistent vigour by Lee Daniels, who already revealed the desolate obscurity of humanity in the outstanding Precious, now plunging wilfully into the murky abyss of despair.
By Daniel Dercksen 25 Sep 2013 11:02
The bawdiness of sexuality is tackled head on in the deliciously provocative and playful Sexual Perversity in Chicago, which is now at the Intimate Theatre for a short season.
By Daniel Dercksen 23 Sep 2013 12:53
Sit back, relax, and let Dutch songbird Niki Romijn's calming and peaceful Roos van Jou Mond's celebration of beloved Ingrid Jonker transport you on a nostalgic journey.
By Daniel Dercksen 20 Sep 2013 10:39
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