Entertainment 8.1.2018 10:22 am

5 must-see movies from star directors

The new year has plenty in store for moviegoers with new films from Steven Spielberg, Woody Allen, Paul Thomas Anderson, Guillermo del Toro and Terry Gilliam.

The Post 2018 looks set to be Steven Spielberg's year. As well as returning to science fiction with "Ready Player One," out in March, the director hits hard this January with a historical movie about the Pentagon Papers.

5 must-see movies from star directors
5 must-see movies from star directors

5 must-see movies from star directors

The new year has plenty in store for moviegoers with new films from Steven Spielberg, Woody Allen, Paul Thomas Anderson, Guillermo del Toro and Terry Gilliam.

The hype reawakens: ‘Star Wars’ stages ‘Last Jedi’ premiere
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The hype reawakens: ‘Star Wars’ stages ‘Last Jedi’ premiere

Stormtroopers, droids and celebrities from galaxies near and far hit the red carpet in the shadow of a giant AT-AT assault vehicle Saturday at the glittering world premiere of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” — although one star almost didn’t make it.
Gay Xhosa initiation film ‘Inxeba’ triumphs at London Film Festival
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Gay Xhosa initiation film ‘Inxeba’ triumphs at London Film Festival

‘Inxeba’ is a powerful exploration of masculinity and unspoken queer desire set in the remote mountains of Eastern Cape.
Inxeba – The Wound makes Oscars 2018 list
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Inxeba – The Wound makes Oscars 2018 list

The film has found a home in over 30 countries between distributors and broadcasters.
‘Despicable Me 3’ grabs top spot at North American weekend box office
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‘Despicable Me 3’ grabs top spot at North American weekend box office

Steve Carell stars as the voice of “despicable” bad guy-turned-protagonist Gru.
This Wonder Woman comes out tops
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This Wonder Woman comes out tops

Female-led film kicks sand in the competition’s eyes.
Unforgettable: A thriller with heart
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Unforgettable: A thriller with heart

Rosario Dawson and Katherine Heigl make appearance on the big screen.
‘Moonlight’ tells my story of growing up gay in the East Rand townships
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‘Moonlight’ tells my story of growing up gay in the East Rand townships

This Oscar-winning film about a black gay boy growing up in the urban ghettos resonates beyond American borders.
R67k up for grabs at 2017 Jozi Film Festival
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R67k up for grabs at 2017 Jozi Film Festival

JFF is calling for feature films, short fiction films, documentaries (both short and long) as well as student films, both from SA and internationally.
Woody Harrelson joins Star Wars galaxy
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Woody Harrelson joins Star Wars galaxy

The cast in the second film will also include Donald Glover, as a young Lando Calrissian, and Emilia Clarke.
Comedian Casper de Vries reveals darker side in new film
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Comedian Casper de Vries reveals darker side in new film

The feature film, titled Snaaks Genoeg, stars de Vries as a fictional version of himself.
SA entry doesn’t make Oscars list
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SA entry doesn’t make Oscars list

The official movie entered by South Africa, the prison drama Skollie was outdone.
Samuel L Jackson slated for role in upcoming Larson comedy
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Samuel L Jackson slated for role in upcoming Larson comedy

Academy Award nominee Samuel L Jackson was cast, alongside Joan Cusack and Bradley Whitford, in a new comedy set to be directed by Brie Larson.
Natalie Portman describes being in awe of Jackie Kennedy
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Natalie Portman describes being in awe of Jackie Kennedy

The actress told journalists that portraying grief-stricken Jacqueline Kennedy had taught her the virtue of celebrities giving more of themselves to the public.
How Khuli Chana picked up the pieces
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How Khuli Chana picked up the pieces

Rapper Khuli Chana speaks about life before and after being shot at by police in an upcoming documentary.
‘Genius’ is thought-provoking
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‘Genius’ is thought-provoking

Be warned: the film is extremely slow and meticulous. It is pure moody cinematography, mooted colours and compassionate direction.
‘Marauders’ just another muddled action yarn
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‘Marauders’ just another muddled action yarn

The movie is high on action, but low on substance and Bruce Willis doesn’t do the trick either.
‘The Legend of Tarzan’ is exceptionally difficult to watch
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‘The Legend of Tarzan’ is exceptionally difficult to watch

Alexander Skarsgård proves himself only as a body.
‘Ice Age: Collision Course’ a must see!
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‘Ice Age: Collision Course’ a must see!

Same characters, same philosophy, but brand-new challenges are in store for the animals of Geotopia.
‘Miles Ahead’ is wildly entertaining
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‘Miles Ahead’ is wildly entertaining

Working from a script he co-wrote with Steven Baigelman, Oscar nominee Don Cheadle makes his bravura directorial debut.
Happiness is a Four-Letter Word reaches R10 million mark
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Happiness is a Four-Letter Word reaches R10 million mark

The movie continues to prove that indeed “local is lekker”
It’s Academy Awards time!
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It’s Academy Awards time!

Night owls will be able to catch the Academy Awards live, while others can watch a later broadcast of the Oscar action.
Happiness is a Four-Letter Word does well at box-office
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Happiness is a Four-Letter Word does well at box-office

Happiness is a Four Letter Word pulled in 45 000 attendances and gross box office receipts of R2 371 782 in its opening three days.
Real to reel: 10 Oscar hopefuls based on true stories
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Real to reel: 10 Oscar hopefuls based on true stories

From biopics and historical epics to spy stories and harrowing tales of abduction and abuse, this year’s list of Oscar nominees features a bevy of films based on true stories.
How art impacts on life: OJ trial returns
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How art impacts on life: OJ trial returns

The OJ Simpson murder trial is back on television, exploiting a growing obsession with true-life crime mysteries.

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