Wednesday, July 19, 2017


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.

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.

Papeli - feature
Monday, July 17, 2017

Papeli (Butterfly)

This beautiful, slow-moving meditation on rural family life in Iran is stunningly photographed, says Mike Boyd at the Durban International Film Festival.

Friday, July 14, 2017

The African Who Wanted to Fly

An extraordinary tale of a Gabonese martial arts champion, told with warmth and humour, says Mike Boyd from the Durban International Film Festival.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

It Comes At Night

Trey Edwards Shults offers an unnerving study into the inner workings of human emotion, American paranoia, and family.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Durban International Film Festival (DIFF)

Mike Boyd is at the Durban International Film Festival, the largest and longest-running film festival in Africa.

Monday, July 10, 2017

Song To Song

Although beautiful, Terrence Malick’s ethereal and dreamlike approach to storytelling may finally be wearing a little thin, gripes Jim Ross at the Edinburgh Film Festival.

Saturday, July 1, 2017

A Quiet Heart

A QUIET HEART weaves an engaging personal tale into a landscape of religious tension, writes Jim Ross from Edinburgh Film Festival.

Saturday, July 1, 2017


A film that presses on raw nerve endings, Jim Ross reviews the story of a man coming to terms with childhood abuse, boasting perhaps Orlando Bloom’s paramount performance.

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Saturday, July 1, 2017

Baby Driver

With its central story of loss, family and idealistic romance, BABY DRIVER functions as perfect five-star, popcorn entertainment. This is the Hollywood movie perfected, writes Peter Thompson.