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Joel Kanar

Swarovski steps into the world of making film

Swarovski Entertainment has offered it's first production: a remake of "Romeo and Juliet," with director Carlos Carlei.

Coen brothers refine skill with ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’

The Coen brothers' "Inside Llewyn Davis" is more than just a look at an out-of-luck singer, it's a metaphor for the struggle that defines being human.

Spies spy, fists fly and fertility flourishes in this year’s films

2014 is set to be a great year for the film industry. Joel Kanar takes you through January's top four releases.

Best of 2013: Film

Joel Kanar's top five pick in films.

Romance of the movies fades

As Ster-Kinekor’s cinemas switch over ?to digital only, what ?do we lose with the ?end of celluloid?

Fana Mokoena: Hitting the big time with Pitt

Fana Mokoena, who stars in "World War Z" with Brad Pitt, talks about zombies and proving himself on the first day of the big shoot.

Charm relieves ‘Spud’ of sequel in(s)anity

The adventure continues in the sequel to the hit South African comedy based on the bestselling series of novels by John van de Ruit.

Dreams of a Pan-African film revolution unrealised

In a country overflowing with organisations and their associated acronyms, one would be forgiven for passing over the little-known Fepaci.

The spy who loved Cape Town

In <em>Safe House</em> Ryan Reynolds plays a low-level CIA operative stationed in Cape Town.

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