Cape Town. Lovely to see how others view us.
New York? No, Cape Town. From Capetown Magazine.
I don’t watch a lot of feature length documentaries. Not sure why. Perhaps my attention span for such content doesn’t usually last more than the typical History Channel timeslot. But I’d been getting such rave reviews about Searching for Sugarman that I had to go. And I SO was not […]
OK, first a disclaimer: I admit to a certain personal bias in favour of Dredd 3D. It was the first film to shoot at the Cape Town Film Studios, which in turn was the very first project to cross my desk when I joined the Cape Film Commission over a […]
I liked Chronicle. Set in Seattle but filmed in Cape Town, it tells the low-key tale of three high school kids who are exposed to something alien that gives them super-human powers. The difference here is that not all of the three are particularly well-balanced human beings and they therefore […]
Action-thriller Safe House was originally set in Brazil. Famously, the producers were so impressed by the stand-in capability of Cape Town that the entire movie was relocated to South Africa, with the Mother City playing her gorgeous, beautiful self. Plot-wise, it stars teary-eyed Ryan Reynolds as a CIA operative stuck […]