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#MovieFriday

I’m not exactly one for New Year’s resolutions, if anything I set so many new goals for myself so often just trying to remember them makes my head spin. However on the first Friday of this year, I had just finished up at gym and felt like seeing a movie. I checked the listings, saw ...

The Fault in Our Stars

Book The story of two teenagers, trapped in a world of sickness, finding love and attempting life. Its honesty and self depreciating dark humor has resonated with young adults around the globe. Soon to be a major motion picture.

Spud 2: The Madness Continues

Review The much anticipated sequel to one of South Africa’s most successful franchises has been let loose on the country. It’s got more laughs, more crazy 8 and a lot more time in the principal’s office.   Spud 2: The Madness Continues picks up in Spud’s second year of high school, where he must contend with girl troubles, ...

The Dark Knight Rises

Christopher Nolan, I stand to my feet and applaud your brilliance sir. Your supposed final batman movie, I beg you to do another, is brilliant film making on the most epic of scales. Your film makes The Avengers drop to it’s knees and cry for mercy. Please adopt me. A tad overkill? Yes. However ...

The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)

Quick Review This premature reboot focuses more on story and characters than its predecessor allowing it to be more grounded and more enjoyable. The action is balanced, as the crew cleverly avoids merciless fighting and instead steers towards relationship and wit. Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone have fantastic chemistry, in fact so much so that we’re rooting for their relationship as ...

Pixar’s Monsters University gets a teaser trailer

For those of you who loved Pixar’s Monsters Inc, here’s the teaser trailer for the prequel – Monsters University. The movie is set to be released in 2013. Synopsis Mike Wazowski and James P. Sullivan are an inseparable pair, but that wasn’t always the case. From the moment these two mismatched monsters met they couldn’t stand each ...

Marvel’s The Avengers

Quick Review The new standard from which future super hero movies will be judged. Great action, and surprisingly many good laughs. If there’s a problem with this movie it’s that there are so many stars that few of them get used to their full potential. Robert Downey Jr and Mark Ruffalo (Hulk) shone far brighter than ...