Monthly Archives: December 2015

Where’s Zuma?

Where’s Wally?  is a series of children’s books created by the English illustrator Martin Handford.  The books consist of a series of detailed double-page spread illustrations depicting dozens or more people doing a variety of amusing things at a given … Continue reading

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Go set a Watchman

This Harper Lee sequel to the famous To Kill a Mockingbird was apparently written BEFORE the famous anti-racism novel.  It also deals with themes of racism, but in it the hero, Atticus Finch, is discovered by his daughter to have … Continue reading

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I spied with my little eye … December 2015

What a year end for theatre in Johannesburg! The National Children’s Theatre have just ended their run of James and the Giant Peach, the fabulous Roald Dahl work superbly directed by Francois Theron in a time of personal grief for … Continue reading

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The Last Witch Hunter (hopefully)

Breck Eisner directs a star cast in The Last Witch Hunter, yet still the movie fails as a fantasy action thriller.  In fact I wonder how Vin Diesel (Kaulder, the witch-hunter, Elijah Wood (37th Dolan) and Michael Caine (36th Dolan) … Continue reading

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The Little Prince (movie review)

One of the 2015 year end holiday movies for children is The Little Prince, a 3D animated movie.  It is based on the Antoine de Saint-Exupery book of the same name, but it is more than a simple adaptation of … Continue reading

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