REVIEWS

The 6 best LGBTQ films of 2018: The past year gave us some important and outstanding LGBTQ films, acclaimed for both their artistic value and their social impact. Here's our list of the 6 best LGBTQ films of 2018.
Review: Kanarie is a coming out story that sings on screen: There's a new acclaimed South African gay film in cinemas. Kanarie is the latest award-winning exploration of queer identity within a uniquely South African context. Here's the Mamba review.
PrideTV Highlight: Bite Marks: Wow. Or should that be ‘Ouch!’? This alternative LGBTQI viewing feast from PrideTV really does have it all. Bite Marks convincingly straddles so many genres it’s, um, scary… Let’s explain by introducing the storyline.
Review | Falling in love with Love, Simon: Coming out is a unique process for each one of us; both a deeply personal and a culturally-specific experience.
Review: Call Me By Your Name: At first glance you might suspect that Call Me By Your Name, nominated for the best picture Oscar, is another one of those pretentious
Inxeba (The Wound): The Mamba Review: The most talked about South African film of the past year is finally here. More than 12 months after it premiered at the
Review: Priscilla Queen of the Desert the Musical: Wow! And I mean it – what a show. The breathtaking costumes, the uplifting music, the talented
Moonlight – the Mamba review: It’s among the most lauded films of the past year, with eight Oscar nominations under its belt. So, does Moonlight
Joburg theatre review: Shrek the Musical: Musicals! It’s a genre you either love or hate. Shrek, at Gold Reef City’s Lyric Theatre, however, is
Film Review: Carol: Todd Haynes adapts the Patricia Highsmith novel The Price of Salt for the big screen in the visually beautiful and meticulously directed Carol.
Review: Madame Zingara presents The Celebration: You know, without us gay boys this world we live in would just be rather dull and boring. Totally meh and
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: Director Bertand Bonello’s epic portrait of the life of influential fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent is beautifully captured in his
Review: The Imitation Game: Based upon the 1983 book by Andrew Hodges, Alan Turing: The Enigma and brilliantly adapted into an insightful screenplay by Graham
Music Divas Special: Taylor Swift, Barbra Streisand, Annie Lennox, Bette Midler & more.: BETTE MIDLER – IT’S THE GIRLS
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Film review – We all need a little “Pride”: Their protests were met with a scale of police brutality that their small villages
THEATRE REVIEW: ONE ARM: I’ll never forget my introduction to the wonderful words and works of Tennessee Williams. It was in the early 90s and it happened late 
MAMBA SPINS: MICHAEL JACKSON, MARIAH CAREY, LILY ALLEN & MORE: MICHAEL JACKSON – XSCAPE The King of Pop might have passed away in 2009 but
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