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Spud 3: Learning to Fly (2014)

Review The Crazy 8 are back and they’re pushing for prefect, getting up to no good in a girls high school and they have a new member. Turning Learning to Fly into a stand alone movie could have been difficult, the book is building up ...

#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 ...