"One shouldn't leave this life without a sense of completion," declares 93-year-old Sherlock Holmes in the absolutely superb Mr.Holmes, a new twist on the world's most famous detective that is definitely one of the top films of the year.
By Daniel Dercksen 26 Aug 2015 10:32
The affection between two men becomes a prison in Cry Havoc, a commanding play that should not be missed at the cosy Rosebank Theatre in Cape Town.
By Daniel Dercksen 18 Aug 2015 10:55
Love gets roasted in the spicy Trainwreck, a first-rate comedy that turns relationships and the battle between the sexes inside out. For those who are not familiar with screenwriter-actress Amy Schumer, you will fall hopelessly in love with her gentle and soft-hearted comedic onslaught, although her sharp wit has a sting in its tail.
By Daniel Dercksen 14 Aug 2015 12:33
Fear The Gallows, it is the scariest film in years. With the tag line 'Every school has its spirit' the concept is brilliant, showing what happens when four high school friends are trapped inside a school's auditorium where a student died 10 years before in a freak accident during Beatrice High's production of the play The Gallows.
By Daniel Dercksen 3 Aug 2015 09:42
Twenty-five-year-old French-Canadian wunderkind Xavier Dolan's masterful Mommy takes the art of filmmaking and to an extreme level that will alter your view on films, and gets my vote as one the best and most powerful films of the year, shining a bright light on humanity.
By Daniel Dercksen 31 Jul 2015 10:56
Art unites disparate worlds in the splendid Woman In Gold, the remarkable true story of one woman's journey to reclaim her heritage and seek justice for what happened to her family 60 years after she fled Vienna during World War II.
By Daniel Dercksen 29 Jul 2015 10:10
Greediness and ignorance destroy lives in Kidnapping Freddy Heineken, a stirring human drama from Swedish director Daniel Alfredson (who is best known for the Swedish films The Girl Who Played With Fire and The Girl Who Kicked The Hornet's Nest).
By Daniel Dercksen 25 Jul 2015 09:00