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Step towards an SA dance film franchise

South Africa’s answer to the dance film craze has arrived. Think of dance movies like Step Up, Stomp the Yard, You Got Served et al, but with an Mzanzi fl... Read Story

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Film Guide - February 27, 2015

This week’s movie reviews.

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Film highlights Cage’s uneven acting

Dying of the Light is very clunky in parts and owes an obvious debt to the Belgian thriller The Alzheimer Case.

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Sniper shoots straight for patriotic hearts
February 20 2015 at 14:42

Jingoistic and very insular, American Sniper may also just be a clever war movie.

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Soft-core bestseller bares all in film
February 20 2015 at 11:58

Former music video prodigy knows how to the shoot sexy stuff, but not structuring a whole film around it.

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Aniston’s award-worthy performance
February 20 2015 at 12:06

Allow me to preface this piece by saying I have never understood the hype surrounding Jennifer Aniston.

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JK Simmons hits all the right notes
February 20 2015 at 11:35

Talented drummer suffers at the hands of a hard-to please teacher [+TRAILER].

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Film gets deception down to a fine art
February 20 2015 at 11:44

Bright yet disturbing, Big Eyes is both an indicator of just how far women have come in the past 60 years and a comment on the commercialisation of pop culture.

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O’Hara makes merry widow joy to watch
February 20 2015 at 11:28

When it premiered in 1905, Lehár’s most famous operetta, The Merry Widow, became an immediate success. Within two years it was performed all over the world.

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Hype belies a complex love story
February 15 2015 at 09:43

Fifty Shades of Grey is an interesting psychological tease and explanation of the way different people express and enjoy their sexuality.

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50 Shades of fun... or frustration?
February 13 2015 at 13:20

There's no black and white when it comes to grey. We offer two views - and a chance to win a hamper.

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Director goes from ‘Mad Men’ to sad men
February 13 2015 at 12:16

First-time feature film-maker Matthew Weiner brings us tired bromance refugees in Are You Here [+TRAILER].

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MOVIE REVIEW: Still Alice
February 13 2015 at 12:22

Win a copy of the book that inspired this touching film [REVIEW+TRAILER].

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