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Joel Kanar

Joel Kanar

    Swarovski steps into the world of making film
    Swarovski steps into the world of making film
    Whether it's a direct adaptation or simply an influence, William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet has made silver screen appearances...
    Coen brothers refine skill with 'Inside Llewyn Davis'
    Coen brothers refine skill with 'Inside Llewyn Davis'
    "It was never new, but it never gets old … it's a folk song" – the immortal first words of Llewyn Davis capture the...
    Spies spy, fists fly and fertility flourishes in this year's films
    Spies spy, fists fly and fertility flourishes in this year's films
    Mayhem and madness kick the New Year off on the right foot with leading males and a few newcomers dominating the January film release slate....
    Best of 2013: Film
    Best of 2013: Film
    Romance of the movies fades
    Romance of the movies fades
    What is film? Film is the illusion of movement through the montage of still images, 24 or 25 photographs a second on lengths of translucent...
    Fana Mokoena: Hitting the big time with Pitt
    Fana Mokoena: Hitting the big time with Pitt
    Actor Fana Mokoena is well known for his many roles on South African television: he has been in Yizo Yizo, Generations, Hopeville,...
    Charm relieves 'Spud' of sequel in(s)anity
    Charm relieves 'Spud' of sequel in(s)anity
    The titular Spud, whose real name is John Milton (Troye Sivan), returns to his all-boys school for another year of high school ­shenanigans...
    Dreams of a Pan-African film revolution unrealised
    Dreams of a Pan-African film revolution unrealised
    Before their ninth congress from May 3 to 5, I was largely unaware of the Federation of Pan-African Filmmakers. Formed in 1969 as a revolutionary...
    The spy who loved Cape Town
    The spy who loved Cape Town
    In Safe House Ryan Reynolds plays a low-level CIA operative stationed in Cape Town. His duty is to man a safe house used to harbour agents...