‘The Avengers’ Bashes Way to Billion Dollars at Box Office

“The Avengers”  hit $1 billion in global box office Sunday, in its 19th day of release, Disney said. The Marvel superhero mashup took in another $103.2 million over the weekend, the best-ever second week and the first time a film has broken $100 million in a second frame.

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‘RED 2’ reunites aging uber-spies Willis, Mirren and Malkovich

The geriatric gang of aging uber spies first featured in RED is getting back together — and getting some new (i.e. young) blood. RED 2, the sequel announced Friday, will see the original team of  Bruce Willis, Helen Mirren, John Malkovich, and Mary-Louise Parker reuniting, and being joined by Catherine Zeta-Jones.

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The Dictator – review

Peter Bradshaw, in his review of Sacha Baron Cohen’s new movie The Dictator, says that Cohen’s central  character is ‘set to make Peter Sellers’ Inspector Clouseau a model of subtlety and sensitivity’ and that the movie features ‘ moments of  gasp-inducing offensiveness’. ‘It is relentlessly immature and I was often reminded of the cheerfully reprehensible Kentucky Fried…

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Flashmob makes a child’s dream come true

Caine is not your average nine year-old boy. In his dad’s used auto parts store in LA, he’s constructed his own DIY cardboard arcade — it’s there now; you can totally go see it and play. Seriously, the kid built his own claw machine! He’s even devised a security system so that people won’t rip him off…

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‘Avengers’ Passing $800 Million Worldwide, Could Hit $1 Billion By Sunday

Disney and Marvel Studios’ The Avengers is on course to hit $1 billion in global grosses by Sunday or early next week. If it reaches the milestone on Sunday — its 19th day in release — it will be on par with with Avatar and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 in terms of record-breaking speed.

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Entries for Jozi Film Festival now open

Entries for the Jozi Film Festival (JFF) 2013 are now open. The JFF is a new annual film festival that will showcase the latest films made by Jozi and Gauteng filmmakers and/or films made in Johannesburg or Gauteng. The festival’s mission is to create a platform for Jozi’s growing film community to screen their films,…

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