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Charl-Johan Lingenfelder gets personal in his new film Kanarie
Charl-Johan Lingenfelder gets personal in his new film Kanarie

Charl-Johan Lingenfelder has been an inspirational tour-de-force as a musician, composer, writer, performer, his heavenly collaboration with director Christiaan Olwagen, Kanarie, is a proudly South African film taking the world by storm...

By Daniel Dercksen 1 day ago

The House with a Clock in Its Walls is fanciful fun
The House with a Clock in Its Walls is fanciful fun

The House with a Clock in Its Walls is quite a mouthful and it's a good ode to oldie scary films; brimful of fantastical elements...

By Natalie Le Clue 2 days ago

#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

#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

#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

#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

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

#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

#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

#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

#OnTheBigScreen: Ant-Man, American Animals, and Show Dogs
#OnTheBigScreen: Ant-Man, American Animals, and Show Dogs

Ant-Man And The Wasp, American Animals and Show Dogs open at local cinemas this week.

By Daniel Dercksen 6 Jul 2018

#OnTheBigScreen: A book club, a love story, and a heist
#OnTheBigScreen: A book club, a love story, and a heist

Book Club, Love, Simon, Hurricane Heist, Tag and Duck Duck Goose open at local cinemas this week.

By Daniel Dercksen 29 Jun 2018

Ocean's 8 is slick and sophisticated with a stylish cast
Ocean's 8 is slick and sophisticated with a stylish cast

When I first saw the trailer for Ocean's 8 it immediately piqued my interest. Why? Because, sadly, besides the contentiously shredded all-female Ghostbusters flick I hadn't seen anything like it over the last few decades, if ever.

By Natalie Le Clue 28 Jun 2018

#OnTheBigScreen: Thys & Trix, Isle Of Dogs and Oceans 8
#OnTheBigScreen: Thys & Trix, Isle Of Dogs and Oceans 8

Thys & Trix, Isle Of Dogs, Oceans 8, On Chesil Beach and Braven open at local cinemas this weekend.

By Daniel Dercksen 22 Jun 2018

Behind the scenes of Bouwer Bosch comedy Thys & Trix
Behind the scenes of Bouwer Bosch comedy Thys & Trix

Daniel Dercksen talks with the creative team behind the hilarious action comedy Thys & Trix: writer-director Quentin C. Krog, screenwriter Frannie Van Der Walt, and actors/husband-and-wife team Leandie du Randt Bosch and Bouwer Bosch.

By Daniel Dercksen 20 Jun 2018

#OnTheBigScreen: The return of a superhero family, horror and comedy
#OnTheBigScreen: The return of a superhero family, horror and comedy

The European Film Festival, Incredibles 2, Hereditary and Super Troopers 2 open at local cinemas this week.

By Daniel Dercksen 15 Jun 2018

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