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Old and new keen to impress at CT fest

Popular group Mahotella Queens and Heathfield High School band take to the stage, writes Nontando Mposo.

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Film on Prophet Muhammad draws flak

An Iranian film company gives a glimpse of the Prophet Muhammad, despite traditional taboos against it.

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Film Guide - March 27, 2015

This week’s movie reviews.

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Jazz Fest’s Eva and her army of women
March 27 2015 at 13:36

Eva Domingo manages everything at the Cape Town International Jazz Festival - and has been for the last 16 years.

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Rihanna's animated project will delight
March 27 2015 at 13:38

This 3D computer-animated buddy comedy starring Rihanna will tug at the heartstrings and tummy muscles.

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MOVIE REVIEW: The Boy Next Door
March 27 2015 at 13:33

From the deliciously bad trailer you'll know some of the film's best - which is to say its worst - lines.

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Pacino finds his inner rock star
March 27 2015 at 12:01

Al Pacino puts a bit more effort into this lead role than he has for a while, playing an ageing rocker.

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MOVIE REVIEW: Rosewater
March 27 2015 at 11:15

Rosewater is both a faithful and a forceful adaptation of Then They Came For Me, the 2011 memoir of Iranian-Canadian journalist Maziar Bahari.

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MOVIE REVIEW: The Lazarus Effect
March 27 2015 at 11:11

You’d think that the young scientists in this horror would know better than to try to raise the dead.

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Baby dreams leave star rattled
March 27 2015 at 10:28

Hayley Atwell, 32, is “scared” of being impregnated by a snake.

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Star turns negative on its tail
March 27 2015 at 10:23

Drew Barrymore’s body is “saggy and weird” after having children.

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Royal Ballet’s ‘Alice’ now on big screen
March 27 2015 at 10:14

A ballet in three acts, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, features the Royal Ballet in a performance recorded in December.

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When musical genre-busting is not a sound idea
March 27 2015 at 10:11

Is classical music dead? It’s not a new question: as pianist and music writer Charles Rosen said: “The death of classical music is perhaps its oldest continuing tradition.”

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