THE HOT LIST

The Makings of Summer Blockbusters

The Makings of Summer Blockbusters

Before the 1970s, June, July and August were the movie industry’s lowest season. Everyone was taking time off, at the beach and with family, and certainly not holed up in...

For the Love of Romantic Movies

For the Love of Romantic Movies

When you need a reason to simply snuggle and relax, there’s nothing better than a romantic movie with a loved one. Not everyone enjoys a tear-jerker though, so we’ve come...

Gotham’s Got a New Resident

Gotham’s Got a New Resident

In the competitive world of film, as an actor, you just need that one breakout role to set you apart from a very large pack and propel your...

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Movie Soundtracks

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Movie Soundtracks

Even if you aren’t a classical music buff, you understand the power of music behind your favourite films. When you listen to the perfect soundtrack – from the bespoke orchestral...

Favourite Female Action Stars

Favourite Female Action Stars

Grand explosions. Bludgeoning fights and daring escapes. Dignity and cashes of money at stake. Villains and heroes. Action movies have traditionally conjured a harsh, gritty reality. A reality where men...

Amazing Transformation from Hollywood's Leading Men

Amazing Transformation from Hollywood's Leading Men

Transformations in Hollywood are not anything new. To make roles appear more believable, actors go through extreme transformations by adopting strange regimes to lose or gain weight. They also at...

Talented, Successful and Influential Women in Hollywood

Talented, Successful and Influential Women in Hollywood

The world celebrated International Women's Day only days ago. This day marked the achievements made by women in politics, economy, and science among other spheres of life. But despite the...

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Season Finales

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Season Finales

Ever wondered how scriptwriters remain ever-flowing brooks of fascinating ideas from the premiere to the finale of TV shows? Certainly, season finales are what ensure the audience hangs on...

Actresses Who Perfected the Art of Transformation

Actresses Who Perfected the Art of Transformation

Many movies require actors and actresses to wear costumes or to apply basic makeup to take on a specific role. However, masters of the craft know that the secret to...

For the Love of Romantic Movies

For the Love of Romantic Movies

February is the month of love and Valentine's Day is the perfect day to cuddle up and watch a movie about love. After a great dinner of course! From new releases...

DM’s Favourite Detectives from Television and Film

DM’s Favourite Detectives from Television and Film

Fictional detectives have a long and dynamic history within the fabric of popular culture. From the literature of the late 19th century emerged Edgar Allen Poe’s AugusteDupin, followed by Arthur...

6 Books You Should Read Before You Watch The Movies

6 Books You Should Read Before You Watch The Movies

For most of us avid book readers, the current trend of book-to-film adaptations that is taking over, is a bit nerve wrecking. Why? Because we adore every line, devour every...

5 Common Misconceptions about Africa

5 Common Misconceptions about Africa

Africa rising. That’s the phrase hailing Africa’s prosperity in technology, business, leadership, innovation and other aspects of development in the 21st Century. And Africa indeed is rising. However, many people...

7 of DM’S Favourite Time Traveller Movies

7 of DM’S Favourite Time Traveller Movies

This genre of film has the ability to take you to a romanticised past or never before imagined future; where the world is either perfectly ordered or incredibly...

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