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Rotten Tomato: Lovely, Still - Mostly enchanting, completely tragic

Reney Warrington 2011-09-08 Lovely, Still is a gentle film utterly worth watching, but when sitting down to view it, one should preferably know nothing about the film.

Katherine Bull reflects on her exhibition performances data-capture: LOST_& FOUND

Katherine Bull, Kristine Kronjé 2011-09-02 During her most recent exhibition at Blank Projects in Woodstock, Katherine Bull presented a series of watercolour paintings created while she was watching the first five seasons of the television series Lost. The sixth and final season was ...

Skoonheid: Beautiful and brave

Reney Warrington 2011-08-10  I needed to hug someone after watching Skoonheid. 

Skoonheid: Beautiful and brave

Reney Warrington 2011-08-10  I needed to hug someone after watching Skoonheid. 

Super 8 - A highly enjoyable blockbuster

Reney Warrington 2011-08-10 Super 8 uses a technique made famous by the mother of all alien films, Alien, and that is never to do a full frontal of the alien, not to zoom in on every fang and all the dripping gore.

Super 8 - A highly enjoyable blockbuster

Reney Warrington 2011-08-10 Super 8 uses a technique made famous by the mother of all alien films, Alien, and that is never to do a full frontal of the alien, not to zoom in on every fang and all the dripping gore.

Very little bang in The Bang Bang Club

Reney Warrington 2011-07-27 I don’t get it. War photographers Greg, Joao, Ken and Kevin, the four original members of The Bang Bang Club, lived the kind of lives, during the violent end of apartheid, that legends and great films are made of. So why is The Bang Bang Club, the film, so boring?

Very little bang in The Bang Bang Club

Reney Warrington 2011-07-27 I don’t get it. War photographers Greg, Joao, Ken and Kevin, the four original members of The Bang Bang Club, lived the kind of lives, during the violent end of apartheid, that legends and great films are made of. So why is The Bang Bang Club, the film, so boring?

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II damn near perfect

Reney Warrington 2011-07-19 Harry Potter 7 is a damn near perfect film.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II damn near perfect

Reney Warrington 2011-07-19 Harry Potter 7 is a damn near perfect film.

Bridesmaids is not just a chick flick

Reney Warrington 2011-07-15 Bridesmaids is not a chick flick just because there’s a lot of chicks in it! It will appeal to anyone with a slightly twisted sense of humour and a tendency toward the politically incorrect. I fitted the bill and loved every minute of it. ...

Bridesmaids is not just a chick flick

Reney Warrington 2011-07-15 Bridesmaids is not a chick flick just because there’s a lot of chicks in it! It will appeal to anyone with a slightly twisted sense of humour and a tendency toward the politically incorrect. I fitted the bill and loved every minute of it. ...

Nine artists and one curator on what it means to be an "Afrikaner"

Steyn du Toit 2011-06-23 A compelling exhibition that deals with the dichotomy of the historical baggage intrinsically tied to being Afrikaans, Ik ben een Afrikaner (I am an African) is currently on at Artspace. Steyn du Toit chatted to Teresa Lizamore, the curator of the ...

Nine artists and one curator on what it means to be an "Afrikaner"

Steyn du Toit 2011-06-23 A compelling exhibition that deals with the dichotomy of the historical baggage intrinsically tied to being Afrikaans, Ik ben een Afrikaner (I am an African) is currently on at Artspace. Steyn du Toit chatted to Teresa Lizamore, the curator of the ...

Photographer Zwelethu Mthethwa on the uniqueness of South African culture

Steyn du Toit 2011-06-03 For the first time on the continent of Africa, new photographic works will be exhibited by Zwelethu Mthethwa, one of South Africa’s most influential contemporary artists. The exhibition, showing at the iArt Gallery in Cape Town until 29 ...

I should love Jane Eyre

Reney Warrington 2011-05-20 I love the sprawling, poetic nature of great English literature. I love Mia Wasikowska. (And don’t tell anyone, but I am a romantic at heart. Wuthering Heights, by the other Brontë,tore me up for days. Shush.)

Winter's Bone a slow burner

Reney Warrington 2011-01-18 Title: Winter’s Bone Director: Debra Granik Cinematography: Michael McDonough Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, John Hawkes and Garret Dillahunt Runtime: 100 mins Rotten Tomatoes Score: 94% Reney's Score: 95% When a film as bleak, as ...

Galgut heads back to the theatre, and has a new book out

Andie Miller 2010-05-12 “After having poured forth … tirelessly torrents of red and white light it begins to lose its effulgence … pppfff! finished! It comes to rest. But – but behind this veil of gentleness and peace night is charging and will ...
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