With ShowMax Premium what we have here is a binging spectacle. Blessed are those who have time and money for a monumental content consumption.… Read More ShowMax Deluxe is Naspers’ leap frog
At a certain point at the headquarters of Naspers, the company that owns Multichoice, which in turn owns DStv and MWEB, the Research and Development team might have sat down and observed with a keen interest at the recent developments with regard to Subscription Video On Demand (SVOD) via the web. Perhaps during their observation they might have snickered at Times Media Group’s VIDI, sneered at MTNFrontRow and casted a dismissive look at Altech’S NODE. After all they would have felt that they had responded to these platforms a long time ago without a straining their coffers.… Read More The Dawn of OTT-SVOD War
With ‘It’s Complicated’ Fuzebox Production has introduced to us memorable characters behind whom a host of experienced new generation of South African actors presides… Read More It’s Complicated
A few people who can afford good television content should know that the advent of ‘Its Complicated’ on Mzansi Magic signals two key moments in the life span of this interesting television channel. The channel, launched on 12 July 2010, has just turned five and it is going HD. Having said that, it is a sure thing that during tomorrow’s prime time wars zone the scales will be tipped too many reasons in Mzansi Magic HD favor. … Read More Things are about to get interestingly pristine
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