Reviews

October 28, 2019

CAR SPOTLIGHT: Electric car dreams

After test-driving the Nissan Leaf on a two-day road trip from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town, Justus Visagie shares his insights on the electric car.
October 19, 2019

3 must-have gadgets

Looking to keep your fingers busy with the latest trendy technology? Nafisa Akabor offers three options that are worth the splurge.
October 10, 2019

Gemini Man forsakes a good story for effects

Gemini Man uses fancy effects to bring us a younger Will Smith, but the writing is a bit archaic, in Phumlani S Langa's opinion.
October 10, 2019

Big Mouth is as honest as parents should be

Each Big Mouth episode gives its young characters the opportunity to become cleverer about the grown-up world, and to challenge their innate responses to its outward contradictions, writes Rhodé Marshall.
October 4, 2019

Is The Joker controversy valid?

The Joker is quite easily one of the best films of the year. But some have raised concerns around this film glorifying violence and even justifying mass shootings. Phumlani S Langa isn't so certain about all of that.
September 27, 2019

New Pavarotti documentary shows the man, the voice ... the philanderer

Director Ron Howard (Solo: A Star Wars Story, A Beautiful Mind) has put his talents to a documentary on the world’s most famous opera singer, Luciano Pavarotti.
September 29, 2019

DW-eleven-13 celebrates ten years of the delectable

If paradise was a taste, then the recipe must have been gifted to chef Marthinus Ferreira in a vision that we now get to enjoy at DW-eleven-13, 10 years on, writes Rhodé Marshall.
September 20, 2019

Peugeot SA ‘back in the race’, as it launches two new cars

Peugeot SA is tired of getting scraps of the local car market and have put their money where their mouth is by launching to new cars in what they describe as a “brand relaunch”.
October 6, 2019

Netflix's Evolution of Hip-Hop is a must-watch

The hip hop culture has worn many faces over the years boasting a plethora of styles, techniques and sounds. Phumlani S Langa marvels at the Evolution of Hip-Hop.
September 20, 2019

Give Rambo a rest

In the sixth and, hopefully, final Rambo film, an old, tired-looking Rambo lives his life on a ranch, riding horses and still struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder from the war, writes Phumlani S Langa.
September 21, 2019

Lorna Maseko gets a cookbook

Former professional ballet dancer, TV personality, celebrity chef and businessperson Lorna Maseko can now add cookbook author to her CV. And it’s a book as bright and bold as her personality.
September 29, 2019

Top Boy is at the top of the Netflix pile

Top Boy brings you some raw and hard hitting street viewing but with a British twist writes Phumlani S Langa
September 29, 2019

Material Culture could be depicting Izikhothane better

When you think of Izikhothane, you probably picture flamboyant youngsters wearing luxurious garments and dancing to prove their wealth, but Phumlani S Langa discovers there’s substance behind the style when the guys are away from the spotlight.
September 8, 2019

#Trending reviews Back of the Moon

New local film Back of the Moon, set in 1958 Sophiatown, sees a love story unfold against the backdrop of apartheid forces about to demolish the neighbourhood. While Phumlani S Langa found it to be iconic local cinema, Charl Blignaut did not appreciate how Sophiatown was romanticised.
September 9, 2019

Dave Chappelle's Sticks & Stones ... are you offended or entertained?

Dave Chapelle returns with a Netflix Special that will entertain and offend writes Phumlani S Langa.
August 30, 2019

Sextuplets is so bad, you have to see it to believe it

Why did I watch Marlon Wayans’ new film folly Sextuplets? Because I knew it was going to be bad, but I was curious to know just how bad it would be.
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November 10 2019