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  • The Dark Knight Rises: A Perfect End

    Nolan's Batman trilogy has no doubt brought with it a new perspective of superhero movies where the genre is pushed into more serious, gritty territories than ever before. Nolan's crime epic is undoubtedly a gamechanger. Before the trilogy, superhero movies weren't as big and well-regarded as they became after Nolan grounded the genre, bringing a more realistic, worldly feel to it than just another boom-bam, fight-scene infested, trunks and colourful constume wearing event.

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  • Spooks, Blood and Cheap Thrills: 10 Horror Movies for Halloween

    It's that time of year again where everyone gets to indulge in an obscene amount blood and gore visuals that come in the form of feature length films to celebrate the very spooky and blood-pumping holiday distinguishingly called Halloween. Get your Jack-o-Lanterns, masks and white-table-cloths ghost constumes out and ready because it's time to dive into a spooky real where screams and queens are the only currency.

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  • 10 Movies You Should Be Watching About Demons.

    Ah demons my favourite creations from he who shall not be named, demons are kind of like a staple now in supernatural horror films and some none horror movies and in every decade they always find a way to reinvent themselves within cinema and get a new generation of fans from cinema goers. So today I’ll be recommending TEN movies that deal with DEMONS (p.s. some of these movies might not be so well known so I encourage you to give them a try)

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  • Film Appreciation: Episode Two: The Silent Era Part 2

    Alright let’s do a quick recap, so in episode one: the silent era part 1, we established what film appreciation is and why we appreciate film. We also started with the silent film era and two of its four main film movement.

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  • Film Appreciation: Episode One: The Silent Era Part 1.

    Film Appreciation will be a series I’ll be doing where we basically appreciate film (it’s literally in the name lol). This for me will be kinda of like film school revision and hopefully we can learn some new stuff together, before we can do so though we need to know what is film appreciation and why we as cinema lovers do it and why some of us even study film appreciation.

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  • Mbongeni Ngema‚Äôs Asinamali Lands in South African Cinemas 3 August, 2018

    Some three decades after ‘Asinamali!’ first appeared on stage at The Market Theatre, Mbongeni Ngema’s play about the lives and suffering of black inmates in an apartheid-era prison has been adapted into a film that is as beautiful as it is still heartbreakingly resonant.

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  • Broken Promises 4-Ever Opens At Cinemas on 27 July, 2018

    Broken Promises 4-Ever’ is the fourth instalment in the well-followed South African ‘Broken Promises’ franchise by award-winning director, producer, and scriptwriter, Kumaran Naidu. The film is set to open in cinemas on 27 July, 2018. Tiny Couch Review has been afforded the privilege of both having a first-look at the film and debuting some of the film's stills, which you can view below.

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  • Film Movement: Entering Mzansi-Neorealism.

    A few months back I wrote a (tiny) article about “Kasi Film Movement”, where I basically stated why eKasi: Our Stories and Lokshin Bioscope are two platforms that launched films that would go on and form South Africa’s “Kasi Film Movement”. I’m back now and this time I’ve watched a little more South African cinema and I’ve noticed something, which I think is ushering a new era in South African cinema and is probably the new phase in South African film movements.

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  • Eso Es Gay! (10 Amazing Gay Spanish Films)

    Today we’re looking at 10 fantastic LGBTQ+ themed films to come out of Latin America. Latino cinema has its ways of capturing the raw essence of human life and emotion, while showcasing rich extraordinary characters. The films are rooted in realism and more often than not they reflect the real world rather than escape it and that puts them in a league of their own design.

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  • Five Sci-Fi/Fantasy Mystery Anime Movies with Kickass Mythology

    Mythology is what has made me a fan of DC Comics from the day I had decided to take upon alternative reading, from my usual novel escapades. Since insuing on my comic book-enthusiast career, I've come across a variety of lores of monsters, gods and magic, and I have since been on a quest to find stories that carry suchlike potency and attention to detail.

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