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#OnTheBigScreen: The music of Bruce Springsteen, Playmobil and a female-driven mob drama
#OnTheBigScreen: The music of Bruce Springsteen, Playmobil and a female-driven mob drama

Films opening in South African cinemas, this week, include Blinded By The Light, The Kitchen, Playmobil: The Movie and the National Theatre's ...

By Daniel Dercksen 3 days ago

SOUTH AFRICA

#OnTheBigScreen: Racing in the Rain, Scary Stories and Her Only Choice
#OnTheBigScreen: Racing in the Rain, Scary Stories and Her Only Choice

The films opening on the big screen in South Africa, this week, include The Art of Racing in the Rain; Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark and Her Only Choice...

By Daniel Dercksen 8 Aug 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

5 reasons to fall in love with The Lion King
5 reasons to fall in love with The Lion King

Chances are that if you grew up in South Africa in the '90s, Disney's The Lion King would have been embedded into your psyche. The iconic story and soundtrack playing backdrop to many movie- and slumber-party nights...

By Ruth Cooper 5 Aug 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

#OnTheBigScreen: Hobbs & Shaw,  Stan & Ollie and  Van Gogh & Japan
#OnTheBigScreen: Hobbs & Shaw, Stan & Ollie and Van Gogh & Japan

Films opening at South African cinemas, this week, include The Fast & Furious spin-off Hobbs & Shaw; Stan & Ollie; Richard Says Goodbye; Terra Willy and Van Gogh & Japan...

By Daniel Dercksen 1 Aug 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

#OnTheBigScreen: Midsommar, Crawl and The Best of Enemies
#OnTheBigScreen: Midsommar, Crawl and The Best of Enemies

Films opening at South African cinemas, this week, include The Current War, Midsommar, The Best of Enemies, Crawl and Small Island...

By Daniel Dercksen 25 Jul 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

#OnTheBigScreen: The Lion King and Skin
#OnTheBigScreen: The Lion King and Skin

The films opening at South African cinemas, this week, include Disney's live-action, star-studded remake of The Lion King and the story of a former white supremacist on the road to redemption, Skin...

By Daniel Dercksen 19 Jul 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

The Lion King roars to life on the big screen in a whole new way
The Lion King roars to life on the big screen in a whole new way

The live-action release of The Lion King promises to be one of the most spectacular highlights of 2019..

By Daniel Dercksen 15 Jul 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

#OnTheBigScreen: Stuber, Child's Play and Super 30
#OnTheBigScreen: Stuber, Child's Play and Super 30

Films opening in South African cinemas, this week, include Stuber, Child's Play, Super 30 and Exhibition on Screen: Rembrandt...

By Daniel Dercksen 12 Jul 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Danny Boyle's new film, Yesterday presents a world without The Beatles
Danny Boyle's new film, Yesterday presents a world without The Beatles

In a cinematic world currently churning out remakes and sequels at a frightening rate, the premise of Yesterday is pleasingly original: What would the world be like without The Beatles?

By Natalie Le Clue 9 Jul 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

#OnTheBigScreen: Spider-Man, Greta and a Beatles-less world
#OnTheBigScreen: Spider-Man, Greta and a Beatles-less world

Yesterday, Greta and Spider-Man: Far From Home open at cinemas this week...

By Daniel Dercksen 5 Jul 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Rafiki director Wanuri Kahiu talks intimate scenes and LGBTQ+ rights
Rafiki director Wanuri Kahiu talks intimate scenes and LGBTQ+ rights

Writer-director Wanuri Kahiu is part of the new generation of African storytellers whose second feature film Rafiki took six years to reach the big screen...

By Daniel Dercksen 3 Jul 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

#OnTheBigScreen: Annabelle Comes Home, Stockholm and The Secret Life Of Pets 2
#OnTheBigScreen: Annabelle Comes Home, Stockholm and The Secret Life Of Pets 2

Kings Of Mulberry Street, Annabelle Comes Home, The Secret Life Of Pets 2, Stockholm and Allelujah open at local cinemas this week..

By Daniel Dercksen 28 Jun 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Q&A with Kings of Mulberry Street director Judy Naidoo
Q&A with Kings of Mulberry Street director Judy Naidoo

Producer, writer and director Judy Naidoo's Kings of Mulberry Street brings together the rich and colourful world of the Indian community in the '80s..

By Daniel Dercksen 27 Jun 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

#OnTheBigScreen: Tolkien, Toy Story 4 and Anna
#OnTheBigScreen: Tolkien, Toy Story 4 and Anna

Tolkien, Toy Story 4, Ma, Anna and Booksmart open at cinemas this week...

By Daniel Dercksen 21 Jun 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

#OnTheBigScreen: Supermama, Men in Black and The White Crow
#OnTheBigScreen: Supermama, Men in Black and The White Crow

The films opening in South African cinemas, this week, are The Adventures Of Supermama, The White Crow, A Dog's Journey and Men in Black: International...

By Daniel Dercksen 14 Jun 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Filmmaker Karen van Schalkwyk chats The Adventures Of Supermama
Filmmaker Karen van Schalkwyk chats The Adventures Of Supermama

Daniel Dercksen chats to filmmaker Karen van Schalkwyk about new film; The Adventures Of Supermama...

By Daniel Dercksen 13 Jun 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

#OnTheBigScreen: Rocketman, The Sun Is Also a Star, X-Men: Dark Phoenix
#OnTheBigScreen: Rocketman, The Sun Is Also a Star, X-Men: Dark Phoenix

Rocketman, The Sun Is Also a Star, X-Men: Dark Phoenix, Backtrance and Dialogues des Carmélites open at SA cinemas this week...

By Daniel Dercksen 7 Jun 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

#OnTheBigScreen: Godzilla, Brightburn and Young Picasso
#OnTheBigScreen: Godzilla, Brightburn and Young Picasso

Movies entering the South African box office this week are: Godzilla: King Of The Monsters, Brightburn, Till Death Do Us Part and Young Picasso...

By Daniel Dercksen 31 May 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

#OnTheBigScreen: Aladdin, Red Joan and Rafiki
#OnTheBigScreen: Aladdin, Red Joan and Rafiki

Films opening in South African cinemas this week are the live-action remake of Disney's Aladdin; Red Joan; Rafiki; Long Shot; and India's Most Wanted.

By Daniel Dercksen 24 May 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

#OnTheBigScreen: John Wick, Detective Pikachu and Gloria Bell
#OnTheBigScreen: John Wick, Detective Pikachu and Gloria Bell

Films opening in South African this week are Gloria Bell, John Wick 3: Parabellum, Pokémon: Detective Pikachu and The Stolen Princess...

By Daniel Dercksen 17 May 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

The Hustle offers good old comedic escapism
The Hustle offers good old comedic escapism

The Hustle offers a bit of escapism wrapped up in an honest-to-goodness comedy...

By Natalie Le Clue 14 May 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

#OnTheBigScreen: The Hustle, The Intruder and Poms
#OnTheBigScreen: The Hustle, The Intruder and Poms

Films entering the box office this week are the con-artist comedy The Hustle, psychological thriller The Intruder and a group of older women prove you're never too old to 'bring it' in Poms...

By Daniel Dercksen 10 May 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Zac Efron's Ted Bundy biopic is worth a trip to the cinema
Zac Efron's Ted Bundy biopic is worth a trip to the cinema

The main concern people had about Incredibly Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile was that Zac Efron would play some part in glamorising a serial murderer. After watching it this weekend, I can assure you that this is far from true...

By Ayesha Abrahams 7 May 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Will we ever witness a superhero spectacle as grand as Avengers: Endgame?
Will we ever witness a superhero spectacle as grand as Avengers: Endgame?

Last year, at pretty much exactly this time I sat down and wrote about how Avengers: Infinity War lives up to the 10 years and 18 Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) movies worth of hype. And here I am doing it again for the spectacle that is Avengers: End Game...

By Charles Siboto 6 May 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

#OnTheBigScreen: Skemerson, Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil And Vile and Miss Bala
#OnTheBigScreen: Skemerson, Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil And Vile and Miss Bala

Films entering the South African box office, this week, are Skemerson; The Curse of La Llorona; Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil And Vile; Miss Bala; Ugly Dolls; and The Other Side...

By Daniel Dercksen 3 May 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Avengers: Endgame is emotive and impactful
Avengers: Endgame is emotive and impactful

Avengers: Endgame has ensured that a 10-year journey has come to an end with a film so emotive and impactful that it will be spoken about, in reverence, for some time to come...

By Natalie Le Clue 30 Apr 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

#OnTheBigScreen: Avengers: Endgame,  The Act Of Defiance and The Aftermath
#OnTheBigScreen: Avengers: Endgame, The Act Of Defiance and The Aftermath

The films entering the South African box office, this week, are Avengers: Endgame, The Act Of Defiance, The Aftermath, Die Walküre and The Least Of These: The Graham Staines Story...

By Daniel Dercksen 26 Apr 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

#NetflixAndChill: The Perfect Date is a fun, feel-good flick
#NetflixAndChill: The Perfect Date is a fun, feel-good flick

Noah Centineo's third Netflix film, The Perfect Date, released last week. It was better than Sarah Burgess but not nearly as good as To All the Boys I've Loved Before...

By Ayesha Abrahams 23 Apr 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

#OnTheBigScreen: Kandasamys: The Wedding,  Pet Sematary and  Little
#OnTheBigScreen: Kandasamys: The Wedding, Pet Sematary and Little

The films entering the South African box office, this Easter Weekend, are Capernaum (Chaos), Kandasamys: The Wedding, Pet Sematary, The Queen's Corgi, Little and Saint Judy.

By Daniel Dercksen 18 Apr 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Director Jayan Moodley chats Kandasamys: The Wedding
Director Jayan Moodley chats Kandasamys: The Wedding

Daniel Dercksen chats to producer, director and writer Jayan Moodley about Kandasamys: The Wedding, which will be released in South African cinemas on 18 April 2019...

By Daniel Dercksen 17 Apr 2019

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