• CROWHU_2017

    Wednesday, September 20, 2017 ·

    CROWHURST is a true story of British derring-do which goes severely wrong. It represents the flip-side of the British Empire — a tale of adventure and exploration that was never taught in schools.

    Crowhurst

  • MOTHE_2017

    Tuesday, September 19, 2017 ·

    A face in the flames, a red veined glass ingot and a rotting house on the brink of collapse. Aronofsky’s MOTHER! begins as it ends, writes John Cheshire.

    Mother!

  • THEBI_2017

    Tuesday, August 29, 2017 ·

    The Big Sick lures audiences in with gooey, romantic squishiness – before delving into more serious (but still hilarious) territory, writes April McIntyre.

    The Big Sick

  • Frightfest

    Tuesday, August 29, 2017 ·

    #takeonerecommends five fine Frightfest films from 2017.

    Frightfest 2017 #1

  • Attesa1

    Sunday, August 20, 2017 ·

    Our series of features focusing on Italian cinema begins with Noel Megahey’s reflections on L’ATTESA, based on a play by Luigi Pirandello.

    Focus on Italy: L’Attesa

  • MYCOU_2017

    Thursday, July 27, 2017 ·

    The new MY COUSIN RACHEL adaptation is a competent melodrama, but one that never sinks its hooks in deep enough, writes Roshan Matharu.

    My Cousin Rachel

  • caretaker-feature

    Friday, July 21, 2017 ·

    A dark story in a beautiful setting, Mike Boyd finds EL HOMBRE QUE CUIDA unsettling but highly engaging, at the Durban International Film Festival.

    El Hombre Que Cuida (The Caretaker)

  • film_katikati-feature

    Thursday, July 20, 2017 ·

    An extraordinary work of film art, using classic techniques to tell a beautiful and thought-provoking story, says Mike Boyd at the Durban International Film Festival.

    Kati Kati

CROWHU_2017
Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Crowhurst

CROWHURST is a true story of British derring-do which goes severely wrong. It represents the flip-side of the British Empire — a tale of adventure and exploration that was never taught in schools.

MOTHE_2017
Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Mother!

A face in the flames, a red veined glass ingot and a rotting house on the brink of collapse. Aronofsky’s MOTHER! begins as it ends, writes John Cheshire.

THEBI_2017
Tuesday, August 29, 2017

The Big Sick

The Big Sick lures audiences in with gooey, romantic squishiness – before delving into more serious (but still hilarious) territory, writes April McIntyre.

Frightfest
Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Frightfest 2017 #1

#takeonerecommends five fine Frightfest films from 2017.

Attesa1
Sunday, August 20, 2017

Focus on Italy: L’Attesa

Our series of features focusing on Italian cinema begins with Noel Megahey’s reflections on L’ATTESA, based on a play by Luigi Pirandello.

MYCOU_2017
Thursday, July 27, 2017

My Cousin Rachel

The new MY COUSIN RACHEL adaptation is a competent melodrama, but one that never sinks its hooks in deep enough, writes Roshan Matharu.

caretaker-feature
Friday, July 21, 2017

El Hombre Que Cuida (The Caretaker)

A dark story in a beautiful setting, Mike Boyd finds EL HOMBRE QUE CUIDA unsettling but highly engaging, at the Durban International Film Festival.

film_katikati-feature
Thursday, July 20, 2017

Kati Kati

An extraordinary work of film art, using classic techniques to tell a beautiful and thought-provoking story, says Mike Boyd at the Durban International Film Festival.

Liyana-feature
Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Liyana

An inspirational tale of a group of children brought together by a fictional character, showing the power of storytelling, says Mike Boyd at the Durban International Film Festival.

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Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Inxeba (The Wound)

A brave and fascinating film that tackles a culturally sensitive subject, concludes Mike Boyd at the Durban International Film Festival.