MOVIES

Film Review: Carol:
Rooney Mara and Cate Blanchett, in Carol
Todd Haynes adapts the Patricia Highsmith novel The Price of Salt for the big screen in the visually beautiful
Review: Lost in the White City: Co-directed by Tanner King Barklow (The Invisible War) and Israeli Gil Kofman, Lost in the White City is a fascinating film about
Review: Saint Laurent:
Gaspard Ulliel as Yves Saint Laurent
Director Bertand Bonello’s epic portrait of the life of influential fashion designer Yves Saint
Review: The Imitation Game:
Benedict Cumberbatch is Alan Turning in The Imitation Game
Based upon the 1983 book by Andrew Hodges, Alan Turing: The Enigma and brilliantly
Film review – We all need a little “Pride”:
Members of GLSM take to the streets in Pride
Their protests were met with a scale of
FILM REVIEW: THE 10 YEAR PLAN: Hailing from the studios of Cinema175 in West Hollywood, writer/director J.C. Calciano, creator of previous festival favourites
FILM REVIEW: THE FALLS: Unlike Ang Lee’s Oscar winning 2005 film Brokeback Mountain, American director Jon Garcia’s film The Falls is not big budget, overlong
REVIEW: BEHIND THE CANDELABRA:
Michael Douglas and Matt Damon
Michael Douglas and Matt Damon gleefully throw their heterosexuality to the wind as they take
REVIEW: JIMMY IN PIENK: Being different has never felt so right in this passionate and heartfelt film. Jimmy in Pienk is a delightfully charming Afrikaans film
REVIEW: HOW TO SURVIVE A PLAGUE: This Oscar-nominated documentary about the birth of AIDS activism in America’s gay community is being screened at the Encounters Film Festival. It's a testament to the human spirit and a moving and inspirational call to action, writes Luiz De Barros.
REVIEW: LES MISERABLES: The grim and astonishingly-long 80's musical epic finally hits the big screen with an impressive cast, including Hugh Jackman, who go all-out to impress. So, is it worthy of the adulation and awards?
REVIEW: MAGIC MIKE: Abuse and exploitation of women. Greed, envy and selfishness. Drug and alcohol abuse. Emasculation of men. If this is what you are looking for in entertainment, then Magic Mike will satisfy your demand, writes Daniel Dercksen.
REVIEW: THE HUNGER GAMES: The Hunger Games phenomenon has been likened to the Twilight movies. The most obvious difference between these two franchises, however, is that The Hunger Games is actually a good movie.
REVIEW: SKOONHEID: This is no Leon Schuster family film outing… Skoonheid is a disturbing, insightful and extremely well-made film, confirming once-again that South African film really has come of age.
REVIEW: CHLOE: Chloe, a call girl, is hired by gynaecologist Catherine Stewart to test her husband’s fidelity. The doctor soon becomes seduced by more than Chloe’s tales.
REVIEW: INCEPTION: Inception is a reality-shifting blockbuster starring Leonardo DiCaprio as a thief who, instead of stealing ideas from the mind, is tasked with implanting them.
REVIEW: I LOVE YOU PHILLIP MORRIS: Jim Carrey and Ewan McGregor in a gay romcom? You'd better believe it. It's a pity that the gay themes will likely sink this movie.
REVIEW: ECLIPSE: It’s all about sex in the third film of the Twilight saga; a welcome improvement in what has to-date been a tediously drawn-out affair.
REVIEW: SEX AND THE CITY 2: Just like the first Sex and the City film, this over-the-top, botox-oozing sequel will be best enjoyed if you’re a fan of the hit television series that it’s based on.
IRON MAN 2: The greatest challenge when creating a sequel to a successful film is to provide more of the same AND up the ante. So, does Iron Man 2 succeed?