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Phumlani S Langa
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
5/5 96% The Irishman (2019) This movie gave me my most enjoyable three and a half hours by far.‐ City Press (South Africa)
Read More | Posted Jan 16, 2020
95% Creed (2015) Placing focus on the young Creed allows Jordan to breathe his youthful talents into the film. He successfully carries the weight of being the main focal point.‐ City Press (South Africa)
Read More | Posted Jan 7, 2020
52% The Boss Baby (2017) The film's strength is Baldwin, who kills it in this movie and his comedic timing clearly shines through.‐ Channel24 (South Africa)
Read More | Posted Jan 7, 2020
67% The Fate of the Furious (2017) This new joint is dark, no-nonsense and butt-kicking - thanks mainly to Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Vin Diesel and Jason Statham.‐ Channel24 (South Africa)
Read More | Posted Jan 7, 2020
25% Sleepless (2017) Director Baran Odar does well with this feature, and even gets an acceptable performance out of T.I.‐ Channel24 (South Africa)
Read More | Posted Jan 7, 2020
85% Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) The fresh part about this is the soundtrack. Man, old-school bangers and nostalgia in the air. An interesting dynamic between Gamora (Zoe Saldana) and her long-lost sister Nebula (Karen Gillan) injects an entertaining sibling rivalry.‐ Channel24 (South Africa)
Read More | Posted Jan 7, 2020
No Score Yet Bypass (2017) Bypass is both entertaining and educational.‐ Channel24 (South Africa)
Read More | Posted Jan 7, 2020
15% Transformers: The Last Knight (2017) Transformers: The Last Knight is cleverly directed by action-movie king Michael Bay - the CGI isn't abused in every scene and the cast is probably the best it's ever been.‐ Channel24 (South Africa)
Read More | Posted Jan 7, 2020
2/5 30% Pitch Perfect 3 (2017) Apparently the actors are actually singing - that's impressive. But it doesn't save the movie from its high level of lameness though. ‐ Channel24 (South Africa)
Read More | Posted Jan 7, 2020
3/5 85% Avengers: Infinity War (2018) Infinity War challenges aspects of this genre that we have come to expect and it will leave you stunned. ‐ Channel24 (South Africa)
Read More | Posted Jan 7, 2020
3/5 70% Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) Solo is a decent movie, and you'll learn the origin of one of the most important characters in the Star Wars universe - Han Solo.‐ City Press (South Africa)
Read More | Posted Jan 7, 2020
4.5/5 80% Alpha (2018) Hughes uses a lot of long shots, showing just the silhouettes on screen and it's a striking effect... I also enjoyed how very little script there is in this.‐ City Press (South Africa)
Read More | Posted Jan 3, 2020
3/5 59% The Secret Life of Pets 2 (2019) Besides a few subtle morals such as loyalty and friendship, this was just kid-friendly cuteness and well-imagined work. ‐ City Press (South Africa)
Read More | Posted Jan 2, 2020
2/5 94% Avengers: Endgame (2019) You would think they would go back to a time when Thanos was young and vulnerable and off him. They opt for a more intricate approach, which bored me.‐ City Press (South Africa)
Read More | Posted Jan 2, 2020
3.5/5 No Score Yet Serena (2016) The film does well to avoid the reality TV template that this genre crashes into at times. The artful insertion of her voice as narration over moments during a game really drives home her state of mind - that of a winner.‐ City Press (South Africa)
Read More | Posted Jan 2, 2020
3/5 52% Black and Blue (2019) It was impressive to see what director Deon Taylor could conjure up when he isn't playing the upstanding Luke Cage on Netflix. Films that take place over a day or two always seem more exciting.‐ City Press (South Africa)
Read More | Posted Jan 2, 2020
4/5 97% Dolemite Is My Name (2019) Dolemite Is My Name is such a well-put-together film and reports are that the depictions of the people involved in the unorthodox making of the original are spot on.‐ City Press (South Africa)
Read More | Posted Jan 2, 2020
1/5 71% Jumanji: The Next Level (2019) There are a few differences from last time, all of which are stupid.‐ City Press (South Africa)
Read More | Posted Dec 23, 2019
26% Gemini Man (2019) Audiences are getting wiser to the tricks used and the envelope will have to be pushed even further by film creators everywhere, in order to do this.‐ City Press (South Africa)
Read More | Posted Oct 15, 2019
4/5 69% Joker (2019) For me, The Joker is one of the top features released this year.‐ City Press (South Africa)
Read More | Posted Oct 4, 2019
1/5 27% Rambo: Last Blood (2019) This is the worst film I've seen this year.‐ City Press (South Africa)
Read More | Posted Sep 20, 2019
4/5 No Score Yet Back of the Moon (2019) I found this film to be the most refreshing local content I have encountered all year.‐ City Press (South Africa)
Read More | Posted Sep 19, 2019
3/5 35% Dave Chappelle: Sticks & Stones (2019) There were moments in this special that I can get behind, but there were others that I'm shocked that Netflix gave the go-ahead to.‐ City Press (South Africa)
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2019
4/5 85% Once Upon a Time In Hollywood (2019) Once Upon feels like a lay-up compared to some of his other slam dunk features, but it's still hard as nails.‐ City Press (South Africa)
Read More | Posted Aug 30, 2019
2/5 53% The Best of Enemies (2019) [It's] staggeringly lengthy and even though this is a true story, the film lacks imagination.‐ City Press (South Africa)
Read More | Posted Jul 25, 2019
3/5 53% The Lion King (2019) The Lion King plays it safe.‐ City Press (South Africa)
Read More | Posted Jul 19, 2019
2/5 31% Shaft (2019) Doing away with the blaxploitation format in favour of an action romcom had me feeling a little let down, but this is a light and undemanding watch you might enjoy.‐ City Press (South Africa)
Read More | Posted Jul 11, 2019
4/5 94% Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool (2019) This documentary unpacks the man's life and what a tapestry it is.‐ City Press (South Africa)
Read More | Posted May 30, 2019
2/5 69% Pokémon Detective Pikachu (2019) If you're still tripping over Pokémon... then go forth and catch this whole film. If you're impartial and not a big supporter of fluffy, cutie pie cinema, then best to avoid this film at all costs.‐ City Press (South Africa)
Read More | Posted May 17, 2019
4/5 96% BlacKkKlansman (2018) Spike Lee always manages to inject political commentary into very clever moments. ‐ City Press (South Africa)
Read More | Posted Mar 6, 2019
4/5 83% Sew the Winter to My Skin (2018) These are very exciting times in what I now firmly believe is the healthiest branch of South African art. ‐ City Press (South Africa)
Read More | Posted Mar 6, 2019
97% Black Panther (2018) The film is painfully average. It does so much in every area but actually tell a riveting story.‐ City Press (South Africa)
Read More | Posted Mar 6, 2019
96% Roma (2018) You will have to wait for things to get going but, when they do, this film becomes a tapestry of emotion executed in sublime style.‐ City Press (South Africa)
Read More | Posted Mar 6, 2019
4/5 66% Vice (2018) Quite simply, you must watch this.‐ City Press (South Africa)
Read More | Posted Mar 6, 2019
4/5 No Score Yet Wizard (Matwetwe) (2017) The film is shot well, and the cast deliver the most. ‐ City Press (South Africa)
Read More | Posted Mar 6, 2019
3/5 43% What Men Want (2019) What makes this film, besides Taraji, is the work done to really tap into the way men think throughout the day. ‐ City Press (South Africa)
Read More | Posted Mar 6, 2019
4/5 No Score Yet Mayfair (2018) Left me swelling with pride for those who are working tirelessly in the local industry.‐ City Press (South Africa)
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2018
3/5 No Score Yet The Tokoloshe (2018) This may not be as pioneering as the work of someone like Alfred Hitchcock, but it's a creative step in South African film making.‐ City Press (South Africa)
Read More | Posted Nov 5, 2018
4/5 100% Catching Feelings (2018) The sex scenes are daring for local cinema ... and so is the dialogue, which makes you laugh and think, without being preachy.‐ City Press (South Africa)
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2018