Posts Tagged ‘South Africa’

Searching for Sugar Man

by Patrick Mitchellon January 20, 2013
The shroud of mysticism that surrounds "Searching for Sugar Man" will leave you feeling emotionally rattled but ultimately inspired as well.

You Only Live Twenty-Thrice: “Diamonds Are Forever”

by Nick Rogerson July 20, 2012
"Diamonds" is less about Sean Connery's grand finale and more about James Bond's birth into the free-spirited 1970s. Fitfully amusing, but still small-time.

Life, Above All

by Austin Lugaron October 14, 2011
An odd structure choice hurts this powerful South African drama about a young girl searching for answers.

The Bang Bang Club

by Joe Donohueon August 15, 2011
Director Steven Silver poses the question: How far is too far to go for the perfect picture?

Heroes of the Zeroes: Tsotsi

by Nick Rogerson November 7, 2010
"Tsotsi" — whose bullets, blood and beatings retain the redemption song's minor key — continues Nick Rogers' daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.

Heroes of the Zeroes: District 9

by Nick Rogerson March 27, 2010
"District 9" — Neill Blomkamp's audacious, auspicious sci-fi debut — continues Nick Rogers' look at the 365 best films from 2000-2009.