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In the mid-sixties, the world saw the birth of hippies. A counterculture which questioned so much about society, and was not afraid to suggest an alternative lifestyle to the norm. A spectacular movement, with colourful clothes, magnificent music in the guise of The Grateful Dead, Jimi Hendrix and many more, with mind-bending drugs and free love. An ethos that went way beyond being a bored teenager and got the entire world thinking.
Thursday, 22 February 2018 15:05

The Panic in Needle Park Reviewed on ZANI

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Before Al Pacino gained worldwide recognition as a talented actor and achieved global fame from his spellbinding appearance as Michael Corleone in The Godfather, he had been a fringe actor. Only appearing in three feature films, and just one of those as a lead, The Panic in Needle Park, it was from this appearance that Francis Ford Coppola knew Al Pacino was perfect for The Godfather.
Thursday, 22 February 2018 13:00

The Boost 80’s Classic Film Reviewed on ZANI

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The Boost opens with the hustle and bustle of Manhattan in the late eighties, contemporary jazz music blends in with the opening credits, creating a mood of affluence and positivity, as it was a period for many of upward mobility, career opportunities and lucrative schemes, some legit and some not.
Monday, 12 February 2018 19:36

The Shape of Water: Reviewed on ZANI

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Multi-award-winning filmmaker, Guillermo del Toro, returns to the big screen in his 10th feature film as Director to give the audience a visual masterwork, original, poignant, elegant love story in The Shape of the Water, which del Toro also writes and produces.
Thursday, 25 January 2018 10:09

Profugos (Fugitives) - Season 1 Reviewed

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The fascination of the inner workings of the illegal drug game has always been part and parcel of the entertainment industry. Films like The French Connection, Scarface and Traffic long ago cemented themselves into the category of “timeless” in documenting the glitz and glamour in addition to the harsh and brutal realities of what goes on behind the scenes before anyone sets eyes on their party favours for the weekend.
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