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Win a month free Internet TV subscription

by: Gabriela Mc Gowan - 21 April 2017

Win a month free Internet TV subscription

If you’ve grown tired of the current viewing options, which frankly are limited, expensive and repetitive, Internet TV is an option you should be exploring. The service allows online streaming of hundreds of shows and series via smart TV’s and electronic devices such as tablets and cellphones. We are offering two readers the opportunity to...

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Coming to you this April on Showmax

by: Gabriela Mc Gowan - 3 April 2017

Coming to you this April on Showmax

Life has many uncertainties.The weather has been so unpredictable these days, relationships don’t ever seem to last, the president unexpectedly reshuffling the cabinet last week. How does one keep up? Showmax wants to give you something you can be certain of this April, entertainment for your viewing pleasure. Here’s some of what you can look...

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Vodacom subscribers, Showmax wants to put you on

by: Gabriela Mc Gowan - 29 March 2017

Vodacom subscribers, Showmax wants to put you on

With scrolling 164 weeks deep into your ex’s Instagram and frantically retweeting hysterical memes on the latest trending topic, data can become very costly. So Showmax and Vodacom are hooking you up for the next three months. From 27 March, Showmax will supply three months of data (yes honey, I said it) adding up to...

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How I became Solomon Mahlangu

by: Keneiloe Nkomo - 27 April 2016

How I became Solomon Mahlangu

I first auditioned for the lead role in the movie Kalushi two years ago. I had never heard of Solomon Mahlangu, but when I saw the script  I knew that it was a powerful story and I had to be a part of it. After my first audition, the director (Mandla Dube) decided to go...

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8 South African folktales that could make movies as great as The Jungle Book

by: Sonwabile Maqubela - 22 April 2016

8 South African folktales that could make movies as great as The Jungle Book

The Jungle Book movie, which is currently showing at cinemas, was originally an Indian folktale which Rudyard Kipling turned into a book. Here is a list of really cool South African folktales that could make great movies. 1. Ungcuka NoDyakalashe (Wolf and Jackal) Dyakalashe (Jackal) is caught in a farmer’s trap after stealing lambs from a kraal. He then...

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Ayanda is a good movie, but it could have been better

by: Anam Joseph - 3 October 2015

Ayanda is a good movie, but it could have been better

After the success of Otelo Burning in 2012, director Sara Blecher brings us yet another story of a young South African trying to find herself in a country still grappling with the wrongs of the past. Among other successes, Otelo Burning was taken to the No Borders Independent Filmmaker Project in New York and was chosen for the IFP...

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European Film Festival ticket giveaway

by: Tshepo Mosokotso - 7 May 2015

European Film Festival ticket giveaway

For its second edition, the European Film Festival (EUFF) (#EuroFilmFestSA) celebrates women through the theme A Woman’s World, with a selection of films that feature female directors, strong female characters or women-related stories. This year’s EUFF features 12 internationally-acclaimed films, representing the best of European cinema and never before screened to South African audiences. The...

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Best of the worst horror movies

by: Nadine Kutu - 8 April 2015

Best of the worst horror movies

B rated horror movies are kinda like the chocolate brownie ice cream tub you ate in its entirety when you were home alone on Friday night, sure it was a great idea at first, but once it’s done you’re left nauseous and regretting what you just put yourself through. Here’s a review of four B...

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Movies to watch this festive season

by: Simamkele Matuntuta - 19 December 2014

Movies to watch this festive season

December is a season for family gatherings, weddings and various turn up events. Through all that you may want to just unwind and watch movies perhaps with friends or family. Here’s our recommendation for movies to watch this December and January 2015.   Walking on sunshine (In cinemas from 19 December) You’re probably too young...

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Behind the Scenes: Tell Me Sweet Something

by: Kay Selisho - 17 June 2014

Behind the Scenes: Tell Me Sweet Something

Inspired by what he saw and liked in Love Jones and after many attempts to kickstart the project that has been formulating in his mind, the opportunity to film a love story finally presented itself to Akin in 2010. He received a grant from The African Women’s Development Fund and come 2015, we will get...

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