Green Book

Mahershala Ali and Viggo Mortensen in Green Book.
Mahershala Ali and Viggo Mortensen in Green Book. (Empire Entertainment)

Green Book is an Oscar-bound movie that has powerful performances and problems. 

 

Alita: Battle Angel

2019-02-08 06:28

All style, zero substance, Alita: Battle Angel still has enough spectacle (and a super-likeable main character) to recommend it, especially in a good cinema.  Read More »

Liewe Lisa

2019-02-08 06:28

If you’re into artsy, independent films then this should definitely be on your watch list.  Read More »

 

Sew the Winter to My Skin

2019-02-01 07:07

Not just another story of how white oppression affected people of colour, but a masterfully told tale of how one man defied the rules and made a name for himself as both a scoundrel and a hero. Read More »

Can You Ever Forgive Me?

2019-02-01 07:01

Melissa McCarthy and Richard E. Grant are stellar in Marielle Heller's 'Can You Ever Forgive Me?' Read More »

 

The Prodigy

2019-02-01 07:01

The Prodigy may never stand out as a truly extraordinary horror film, ironically, but there is something to be said for horror that is this solidly crafted and this fully aware of the allegorical potential of the genre.  Read More »

Holmes & Watson

2019-02-01 07:01

The Step Brothers are reunited – this time playing the world’s greatest consulting detective and his loyal biographer – Holmes & Watson. Read More »

 

Vice

2019-01-31 08:02

Vice creates an interesting blueprint for biopics by acknowledging what they don't know for sure with creative storytelling and a visceral performance from Christian Bale. Read More »

The Favourite

2019-01-25 07:06

This incredible film zooms in on humanity's timeless power struggles, fickle desires and fragilities, with such ease, that it’s easy to forget how hard that is to do. Read More »

 

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

2019-01-25 07:06

You’ll definitely be shedding a tear or two as you say goodbye to Hiccup and Toothless in this fitting finale to a beautiful trilogy. Read More »

The Possession of Hannah Grace

2019-01-25 07:06

The Possession of Hannah Grace is just your average, run-of-the-mill horror that’s probably ideal for a date night or teens who are feeling a little edgy. Read More »

 

Matwetwe

2019-01-18 06:11

Kagiso Lediga’s magical and gritty film is just the touch of wizardry SA cinema needs right now. Read More »

On the Basis of Sex

2019-01-18 06:11

In terms of biopics, this film ticks all the boxes - it has drama, suspense and standout performances.  Read More »

 
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