Film Review in Session: Hunter Killer

There’s a thrill to being thrown in the (literal) deep end, and your focus geared towards wading through a bureaucratic puzzle, while in a tin underwater, where tensions run high – even for the most trained maritime officers.

Film Review in Session: The Spy Who Dumped Me

Without revealing too much, I thought that ‘The Spy Who Dumped Me’, produced by Erica Huggins, was an ordinary girls flight of fancy, done right.

It spoke to the average persons occasional wanderings on exactly how you’d deal with being thrust into a spy film with all the fixings.

Film Review in Session: Transformers 4 – Age of Extinction

I don’t know what you guys were saying on twitter…busy heckling for no reason. I just watched ‘Transformers 4’ and IT. WAS. AWESOME! Okay, so first thing first: We all love the precocious anxious levity of Shia LaBeouf’s acting delivery as it proved instrumental in initially establishing the Transformers movies as beyond childish indulgences of…

Another Academy Award for South Africa?

Firstly, something bears initial clarification: South African cinema is slow, but gradually developing its cinematic repertoire  from a previously, predominately political-centric one,into more open-ended and globally appealing genres. Obviously, the social commentary is not something easily put aside simply to appease the standardized recipe for Blockbuster hits. However, South Africans have harnessed the unquestionable potency…

Horror Movie Appreciation

The ability that a filmmaker has to evoke actual, tangible fear in viewers is a weapon of specific destruction…and box-office triumph. I am not a person who is in love with horror  movies. I hate being scared, but I do love shock moments and that is how I can appreciate horror movies. I’ve just been…