My Take: Boo! A Madea Halloween (2016)


Ms Mabel “Madea” Simmons is back once again. In Boo! A Madea Halloween we watch the hilarious Madea as she tackles the horrors that occur during Halloween. This comedy horror is directed, written, produced and stars Tyler Perry. Continue reading


My Take: Sleeping With Other People (2015)


Sleeping With Other People is 2015 romantic comedy about two friend who lost their virginity to each other but now they help (through advise) each other through their different sexual relationships. It stars Jason Sudeikis and Alison Brie and it is directed and written by Leslye Headland. Continue reading

My Take: Gods of Egypt (2016)


Gods of Egypt is a film about a mortal who partners up with an Egyptian God, Horus, to save the Egyptian people from Set’s destructive rule. The film features Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Brenton Thwaites and Chadwick Boseman. It’s directed and produced by Alex Proyas. Continue reading

My Take: A Madea Christmas (2013)


Madea is back! This time she is sharing her Christmas with us. A Madea Christmas is an American comedy film directed, written, produced and starring multi-talented (obviously) Tyler Perry. This is the seventh film in the ‘Madea Franchise’. It stars Anna Horsford, Larry the Cable Guy and Chad Murray. Continue reading

My Take: Captain Phillips (2013)


Captain Phillips is an action thriller about an American cargo ship that gets hijacked by Somalian pirates. The film stars Tom Hanks and American-Somalian actor Barkhad Abdi. It is directed by Paul Greengrass, who is known for making movies which re-enact real life events. It follows the story of Tom Hanks character, Captain Phillips, as he is taken hostage by the Somalian pirates. This real life event is known as the Maersk Alabama hijacking which happened in 2009. Continue reading

My Take: Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom (2013)


This is a story many of us, especially South Africans, have heard over and over again. A story about Mandela and black South African’s journey to freedom. The film stars British actors Idris Elba and Naomie Harris who play the famous Nelson Mandela and Winnie Madikizela-Mandela. It’s directed by English director Justin Chadwalk. The film is based on the 1994 book Long Walk to Freedom by the man himself, Nelson Mandela. Continue reading