We share our thoughts on Solo: A Star Wars Story with Sarah M Akol and Malcolm Bigyemano joins us to briefly discuss Deadpool 2.
Oscar Harding comes in this week and we talk about Gilo Pontercorvo’s 1966 African Cinematic Classic ‘The Battle of Algiers’
Link to Sharon’s review of the film; www.cinemaescapist.com/2018/03/battl…ng-relevance/
By SHARON RWAKATUNGU, CINEMA ESCAPIST Released in 1966, just four years after Algeria’s independence from France, The Battle of Algiers has remained a classic of political cinema. It is one of the most powerful depictions of people’s…
By TIMOTHY NIWAMANYA, CINEMA ESCAPIST Lionel Rogosin’s 1959 docu-fiction film Come Back, Africa tells the story of Zachariah, a peasant African native who leaves his rural home for Johannesburg in search of employment opportunities that could sustain him and his family. Although…
By SHARON RWAKATUNGU, CINEMA ESCAPIST There are several practical problems that limit filmmaking in Africa, and a major one is money. More often than, not big ideas never make it past the minds of creators…
By JOEL TUGAINEYO I’m ashamed to admit that I had no faith in this show going in. My superhero fatigue was at an all-time high. Iron Fist & The Defenders had been absolute shit. At…
We’re 19 movies into the Marvel Cinematic Universe! Listen to us unpack all the chaos that Thanos caused this time.
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We invited Gary Mugisha to talk about his award winning short film ‘JINXED’ which is now available on youtube.
See it here;www.youtube.com/watch?v=qTzJqBu911I
We exchange theories and process Alex Garland’s mind bending movie ‘Annihilation’.
On this episode we talk about two award winning, highly acclaimed African films from 2017. Starting with South African film ‘The Wound’, discussing the controversy surrounding it, themes of masculinity and more. Then we discuss the Zambian film ‘I Am Not a Witch’ and debate about whether it works as a subtle allegory or if its theme were heavy handed.
The Wound / Inxeba is available on Netflix.