Your mind will explode and your imagination will soar farther than you ever dreamed with the sensational How to Train Your Dragon2 from DreamWorks Animation, the studio that brought you Shrek, Kung Fu Panda and The Croods. It's the highly anticipated sequel to the Academy Award-nominated How to Train Your Dragon, based on the children's book series by Cressida Cowell.
By Daniel Dercksen 13 Jun 2014 11:39
If there's one film that is guaranteed to steal your heart and then break it, it's the passionate The Fault in Our Stars, which tells the unforgettable poignant love story of two extraordinary teenagers who share an acerbic wit, a disdain for the conventional, and a love that sweeps them - and us - on an unforgettable journey.
By Daniel Dercksen 12 Jun 2014 11:44
The Quiet Ones Might sound meek and mild, but beware - it is one of the most terrifying films of the year and will shock you to the core. It's all and more that any full-blooded horror fan can expect from the producer who brought you The Woman In Black and Let Me In.
By Daniel Dercksen 5 Jun 2014 11:38
Get ready for a mind-bending Transcendence, with Johnny Depp as a godly scientist and researcher in the field of artificial intelligence, working to create a sentient machine that combines the collective intelligence of everything ever known with the full range of human emotions.
By Daniel Dercksen 26 May 2014 13:29
It was pulp sci-fi author Sydney J Bounds's short story, The Animators, which provided the basis for what would become The Last Days on Mars. First published in 1975 in the anthology Tales of Terror from Outer Space - the story of a group of astronauts exploring the Martian surface fascinated screenwriter Clive Dawson, who brought the project to producer Michael Kuhn at Qwerty Films.
By Daniel Dercksen 19 May 2014 10:42
Filmmaker Jon S Baird felt a very personal connection to the world of Filth from the moment he picked up the book. Irvine Welsh's much-loved novel recounts the story of not only one of the most iconic, foul-mouthed, irate and downright hilarious policemen in modern fiction, but also one of the most tragic.
By Daniel Dercksen 17 May 2014 10:00
On the big screen this weekend the world's most revered monster is reborn and unleashed in Godzilla. In 1954, Japan's Toho Co. Ltd released Ishiro Honda's ground-breaking monster movie Godzilla in a country still reeling from the devastation of World War II.
By Daniel Dercksen 16 May 2014 09:44
The battle is on at the Alexander Upstairs in Cape Town from 12 to 17 May with Cock and Bull Story, in which two men who are forced to confront their masculinity, sexuality, and violent actions in the confines of a locker room in Richard Zajdlic and Richard Crowe's knockout hit play.
By Daniel Dercksen 30 Apr 2014 10:12
Die Windpomp gets my vote as one of the best films ever made in South Africa. Well done to writer-director Ettienne Fourie on an exceptional film: well scripted, directed, first-rate performances, brilliant cinematography and an excellent music score.
By Daniel Dercksen 23 Apr 2014 09:22
In the words of the Dreamgirls song You're Gonna Love Me, there are films like Wes Anderson's sublime The Grand Budapest Hotel that not only demand attention and adoration, but have swept local audiences off their feet. Since its release a month ago the film has played to full houses.
By Daniel Dercksen 17 Apr 2014 10:19