REVIEWS

Acclaimed lesbian film ‘Rafiki’ comes to the big screen in South Africa: Director Wanuri Kahiu’s acclaimed lesbian-themed love story, Rafiki - which was banned in Kenya - opens in South Africa on 30 August.
Tony Award-winning Kinky Boots now on in Cape Town: The eagerly awaited South African production of the multiple Tony Award-winning musical Kinky Boots is here.
Die Stropers (The Harvesters) – The Mamba Review: Die Stropers (The Harvesters) - the latest acclaimed queer film to come out of South Africa - is a moody and unsettling meditation on family, secrets and identity.
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.
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 not
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
The gay-friendly
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