Free ‘Long Walk to Freedom’ screenings in South Africa


by Stephen Nagel

This one’s for all our local readers in South Africa. Friday 18 July marks Mandela Day. The former president of South Africa and world icon would have been 96 years old.

On July 18th at 9:45 AM, Videovision Entertainment, Ster-Kinekor and The Nelson Mandela Foundation will be hosting free screenings of Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom- the Nelson Mandela biopic starring Idris Elba- in cinemas across the country. Continue reading

The Strain – Spoiler free review

The Strain

by Stephen Nagel

On Sunday, while most people had their eyes fixed on the FIFA World Cup Final, I was waiting patiently for the premiere of The Strain, FX’s latest show.

This one didn’t disappoint. It’s got the right amount of action, suspense, drama and shock. If you love horror and science fiction, you’ll love this. Continue reading

The Strain (Premieres tonight)

The Strain

by Stephen Nagel

Horror, fantasy, action, and science-fiction lovers prepare yourselves: The Strain premieres tonight, July 13th on FX, and it’s here to to keep you awake at night — with fear or excitement, or maybe both.

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5 Fight scenes with amazing cinematography

Kill Bill

by Stephen Nagel

Fight scenes are generally dominated by the subjects’ actions, and this can often mean that the camerawork is quite static. Most of the time the actors animate the scene via combat. Continue reading

*Call for submissions* Film Africa 2014 (deadline: 15 July 2014)


My fellow film fanatics! Check this out.

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*Call for submissions* Film Africa 2014

Takes place: 31 October – 9 November 2014, London

Submission deadline: 15 July 2014

Film Africa is delighted to announce that it is now accepting submissions for its 2014 festival edition. In line with our commitment to screening the finest and boldest contemporary African cinema, the festival accepts films of all lengths and genres.

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