Itshitshi is a brave interrogation of muti killings in our society. Above all else it is also a reflection on the nature of greed prevalent in us with regards to being successful as a people at any cost, let alone running businesses. It is an exquisitely made film with a balanced palette for its production design that does justice to the script it rests on. Nhlakanipho Mapumulo will win your heart as an animatedly soft empathetic Njomane and both Dawn Thandeka King and Nomsa Bthelezi respectively hold their positions as great talent this country has ever ushered to our screens. Yes you guessed it right I loved this film… Read More Itshitshi
There are moments in The Haunted Wardrobe (2014) where the viewer may be jolted out of their stupor if not a comfortable couch. This is a paranormal outing and the film has a few surprises up its sleeve. This film speaks to us at a micro level, at the minutest level, using the barest essentials available to do so and it holds its own. It is a coherent piece. It delivers an ‘ok’ three point dEF’Points out of five:♦ ♦ ♦ /¶… Read More Film Review: The Haunted Wardrobe!
Kwaito or Nothing is somewhat a coming of age tale and it is surprisingly watchable. … Read More Film Review: Kwaito or Nothing
Lehlohonolo ‘Shaft’ Moropane’s My Brother’s Keeper is an entertaining tragic drama but like the last cup cake left at the coffee table on an unforgiving cold Sunday afternoon due to load shedding it leaves a lot to be desired for. It manages 2dEF’Points out of Five: ♦ ♦ /¶… Read More Film Review: My Brother’s Keeper
The Gift was shot with the same camera work intimacy characteristic of Rockville and the ‘prying eyes perspective’ that has become characteristic of the Ferguson’s work signature. There are moments you feel like you’re eaves dropping on what is being said or spying on what is happening when you view the Ferguson’s work as a performance text.… Read More Film Review: The Gift
The Ferguson’s The Gift delivers an interesting 4dEF’Points out of Five: ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ /¶… Read More dEF’Rating: The Gift
An emotional tour de force, Lucky (2012) shines a torch within our darkened hearts to deliver a hard wake up snot klap. … Read More dEF’Rating: Lucky
In the recent Bomb Shelter production Motheo (Mduduzi Mabaso) is a man whose occupation of debt collecting is forged out of the very anger that results from a broken family structure wrought on by migrant labor system solicited by with South African industrial machine – mining.… Read More Film Review: For Love And Broken Bones