‘Oslo’ is a historical political drama based on the award-winning stage play, which deals with the Oslo Peace Accords. The pivotal and secret meetings laid the platform for constructive discussions and attempts at drafting a peace treaty.
Shaleen Surtie-Richards was a national treasure whose acting career spanned film, stage and television over 35 years.
As much as we try not to think about it, human trafficking and modern slavery are a reality. The idea that it’s happening right under our noses should worry us and lead to action but it’s so difficult to know what to do.
‘President’ serves as an unofficial sequel to the documentary ‘Democrats’, a 2014 Danish documentary about the contentious 2008 election in Zimbabwe and the subsequent coalition’s attempts to redraft the country’s constitution.
What if you had to repeat the same day over and over again? Without having to suffer the consequences of your bad decisions, this waking dream could find you experiencing that day in all forms and according to your wildest dreams.
‘Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot’ is a film from Gus Van Sant. The visionary director helmed the meditative Cobain biopic ‘Last Days’, the school shooting drama ‘Elephant’, and the inspirational political biopic ‘Milk’.
‘News of the World’ is a western adventure drama based on the novel by Paulette Jiles starring Tom Hanks and directed by Paul Greengrass. Everyone knows Hanks and many will recall the actor-director duo working together in ‘Captain Phillips’
‘Coming to America’ was a hit for Eddie Murphy in 1988, whose idea turned into a full-fledged comedy at the height of his career. Centred on the crown price Akeem Joffer of the fictional country, Zamunda, his lavish lifestyle takes a turn when he’s presented with an arranged bride-to-be.
‘I Care A Lot’ is one of those dark crime comedy capers that thrives on schadenfreude. As much as we try to fight it, the darker side of human nature gives our mouths a little curl when just desserts are carried out.
Sia is an Australian popstar whose thoughtful lyrics, emotive voice and catchy music’s rhythms have always been complemented by artful and surreal music videos. Her music has been used in soundtracks like ‘The Neon Demon’, yet it’s her directorial debut with which she unleashes 10 new songs to compel her venture into film-making.
‘The White Tiger’ is based on the book by Indian author Aravind Adiga. Starting much like the book does with an opening email turned monologue to the Chinese premier ahead of his visit to India, the mail sets the tone for the rest of the film.
‘A Beautiful Day in the Neighbourhood’ is directed by Marielle Heller and based on the true story of the unlikely real-life friendship between Fred Rogers and journalist Lloyd Vogel.
A “pandemic stinker” that gives off a “stench” isn’t what you want to read in a review of your latest movie, but here we are.
Best friends, Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus, were steadily climbing the corporate ladder of success. Building their income earning capacity, accumulating more material wealth and expanding their personal empires, they had bought into the American Dream.
‘Meisies Wat Fluit’ (Girls That Whistle) teases out a “friends with benefits” relationship within the dynamic of a couple who married too young, by taking a fly-on-the-wall approach to modern relationships, dating and marriage.