'The Marvels': An appropriately, uhm, marvellous gag for the girls and gays
The MCU's latest addition in the contentious 'Multiverse Saga' provides viewers with tons of entertainment value, but its underinvestment in its villain makes 'The Marvels' fall short of being a standout to its many, many offerings.
Disney links with LIFT for co-branded aircraft to launch ‘biggest campaign ever’
The holiday collaboration between The Walt Disney Company Africa and LIFT will see the aircraft appear in South African skies for some of the airline’s Johannesburg, Durban, and Cape Town routes.
Demons, drugs, depression: Why 'Talk to Me' is one of 2023's most cardinal films
Using a simple but effective concept of temporary possession through a game, A24's 'Talk to Me' is able to portray one of the most hauntingly nuanced depictions of mental anguish in cinema, whilst never coming across as exploitative.
'Saw X': An appropriately wholesome reframing of 'torture porn's' biggest legacy
'Saw X' does the unimaginable by producing a movie that hits the sweet spot between being an all-round good time that keep audiences returning and crafting a story with enough substance to care about after the credits are done rolling.
‘The music tastes better’: How setbacks ‘seasoned’ Anthony Hamilton's artistry
Anthony Hamilton sits down with Eyewitness News to discuss his upcoming shows over Heritage Day weekend, why South Africa is his ‘second home’, and how life experiences shaped his three-decade-long career.
One death confirmed, several properties damaged during Western Cape spring tide
On Saturday, high tides swept through the area during the spring tides, resulting in a 93-year-old woman dying in Wilderness and at least eight properties being damaged along the Bikini Beach area of Gordon's Bay.
IN PICS: Creatives glitter up for the 2023 DStv Content Creator Awards
On Saturday, content creators from across the country dressed in their boldest evening wear for the 2023 edition of the awards show. Here's how the night looked in pictures.
'Horisonne': A shockingly dull showcase of thinly-veiled fan fiction gone wrong
Showmax's 'Horisonne' is a tour de force example on how not to do a psychological thriller, effectively delivering one of the blandest movies in recent memory devoid of any individuality, purpose, perspective, and thrills.
'Kizazi Moto': What Disney's first African show means for the continent's future
Disney+ launched in Africa in May 2022, this comes after the company popilarised 'Black Panther' - a story that is rooted in Africanism.
‘Young, Famous & African’ II: A wildly thorough case of conflict dumping
Season two of the Netflix original reality TV series 'Young, Famous and African' improves on many of the first season's flaws, but its insistence on conflict dumping only upgrades the show from being borderline unwatchable, to just about bearable.
The 'making of the iconic African king': SAns hail groundbreaking 'Shaka iLembe'
Debuting on 18 June, the new historical drama based on the titular Shaka Zulu's life was a much-needed slam-dunk for Mzansi Magic, potentially securing it the accolade of 2023's biggest local hit thus far.
‘The Little Mermaid’: An appropriately oceanic plunge into familiar waters
Disney’s ‘The Little Mermaid’ proves to be a rare slam dunk as far as its live adaptations go, bringing the audience an unforgettable cinematic experience and reminding us of the time when it not only cared, but was able to produce magic.
Expertless experts, miked up keyboard warriors: 5 reasons your podcast will fail
Audio video content on demand is projected to grow by over $165 billion between 2022 and 2026, with an annual growth rate of almost 14% - but here's why your podcast won't be a part of those stats.
'Scream VI': An appropriately bloody slash into (re)subverting a Final Girl
The directors behind 'Scream VI' take big swings in the Big Apple with its lead, continuing the original trilogy creators' legacy of its boundary-breaking Final Girl, Sidney Prescott.
Business as usual for Putco services on Monday, despite national shutdown
The bus service company announced that after a meeting with government and assurances that measures were put in place to protect staff and passengers during the EFF's nationwide protest, services would continue on Monday.
'The Menu': An unnervingly chaotic tale on the price of commodifying passion
Through its masterclass on character-driven storytelling, Mark Mylod's 'The Menu' (2022) transcends it from being tasty satire on the restaurant industry to a bitterly uncomfortable study on the aftermath of the artist selling their soul, writes Devon Thomas.
So, you found love - but how do you keep it? How tea can put your Love on Top
We've all been conditioned to unconsciously equate grand romantic gestures with true proclamations of love, but in the post-Twilight era of digital connections, here's why something as simple as making your partner tea could be more meaningful than saving their life.
'M3GAN': An aptly chaotic ascension of horror's next queer icon
Universal Pictures' 'M3GAN' destroys early allegations to a yassified 'Child's Play' (2019) both critically and commercially, ultimately birthing horror's (and the gays') next global superstar and worldwide sensation.