The National Children’s Theatre production of Mr Hare Meets Mr Mandela is full of charm and character.Read more
Duck for President, on at the National Children’s Theatre in Johannesburg, is a great piece of theatre. It really is. In fact, it’s some of the best theatre I’ve seen in quite a long time.Read more
Hard to figure a fun movie that isn’t very good. This movie isn’t very good. The plot has holes you can drive a planet through (should diving planets ever become a thing), and simple things like interesting characters and interesting plots are sort of skipped. But, having said that the movie is a lot of fun.Read more
This film isn’t about a giant big punch-up between Superman and Batman. I mean, there is that, but in fact the film centres more on an ideological confrontation between the philosophies of the two heroes.Read more
I loved this film. Yes, it’s long. Yes, for a large chunk nothing really happens. Yes it’s mostly just talking and drinking coffee. Yes, it feels more like a play than a film. But I’ll watch a Quentin Tarantino play any day, wouldn’t you?Read more
This is a great film. I thoroughly enjoyed watching it and it is incredibly beautifully made. Having said that, I left the theatre feeling a little disappointed.Read more
Five out of five says it all. This movie is fantastic. It’s as good as you might expect it to be penned by Aaron Sorkin, directed by Danny Boyle and staring such an amazing cast.Read more
I’m a big guy. I’m six feet tall. I weigh around a hundred kilos. But all of it pales away to nothing when my 20kg four-year-old daughter juts out her jaw, looks me in the eye and decides to go to war.Read more
This is a great film. It’s about love, and feminism, and French-ness and the ridiculousness of royalty. It’s about loss and learning to live again…Read more
Look, it’s weird, and gory, and just not for kids. Hell, it’s Mad Max.
As my wife is all to quick to point out, this film is not for everyone. But if you’re a Max fan, if you’re an action fan, if you’re a post-apocalypse fan…Read more
Yes I’m a 38 year old man with a healthy beard, it doesn’t mean I can’t like acapella movies set in college and high-school about a group of loser girls who band together to find their cool, find their voice, and find themselves. And I did, hell I loved this movie. And you will too.Read more
It’s dark and moody, but it’s not too gory or graphic.
Child 44 is a good film. It’s a bit all over the place and tries to be too many things all at the…Read more