Entertainment

Wed
09
Mar

Netflix vs. ShowMax

Netflix vs showmax

The agony of choosing between Netflix and ShowMax:

When I was first asked to look into SA’s two hottest new streaming services, who knew that it would end with me binge watching until I looked something like a square-eyed Tyrion Lannister after a weeklong debauch?

Actually, no prizes for seeing that one coming – but now that I’ve had a chance to get to grips with both services the question is: which one’s the keeper?

It’s too close to call right now:

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Tue
07
Jul

10 of the funniest things kids have said

Kids say darndest things

Children have wild imaginations, and haven’t quite grasped the way things work yet. Because of this, they can say some pretty funny things which make us laugh hysterically, cringe with embarrasment, or want to sit them down for a little talk about the facts of life. We found a couple of gems across the internet - take a look at ten of the funniest we found:

10. Feeling old

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Wed
17
Jun

Idiot's guide to wine pairing – Impress the lady in your life with these 5 simple tips

Guide to wine pairing | SA Men

You’ve decided to wine and dine the lovely lady in your life at the finest restaurant in town. You’ve got the reservation made, the outfit planned and you’ve told her to be ready for a night of romance and fun. The evening is perfectly planned, so why not impress her even further by ordering the perfect bottle of wine to compliment the meal of her choice?

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Fri
05
Jun

5 of the World's most expensive dishes

World's most expensive dishes

For us mere mortals or common folk, spending R200 to R300 for one dish is about as much as we’d be willing to spend per person, and that’s usually only on a very special occasion. But there are those high-rollers out there for who money is not a problem and may be willing to spend thousands on a pizza, or buy a cupcake for the same price as a highly specialised action camera. If you think we’re making this up, check out these 5 most expensive dishes from around the world, Remember to pick your jaw up from the floor.   5.

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Thu
21
May

7 Epic Movie Lines

Epic Movie Lines | SA Men

A good movie script will sometimes have the luxury to be carried by strong one-liners that are the product of some good context and of course excellent delivery by the actor. Overreliance on these one- liners often point towards a very mediocre movie, but they are still the stuff by which the best films are remembered.  So here’s a look at the some of the most influential movie lines of all time:

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Tue
14
Apr

7 Ultimate Movie Villains

Ultimate movie villains | SA Men

From sneaky tricksters and vicious brutes to cold-blooded killers and diabolical masterminds, every good movie deserves an evil villain. After all, bad guys are what make a story worth watching. Without them, the hero wouldn’t have much to do and we’d all be snoozing in our movie seats without any action to keep us entertained. It just goes to show, sometimes it’s good to be bad.

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Wed
01
Apr

It’s time for the Big Splash!

Splashy Fen Underberg KZN

Splashy Fen is one of the longest running South African music festivals and takes place each year over the Easter weekend. That means it’ll be running from this Thursday until Sunday. It has become an institution on the South African live music scene and offers festival goers a truly unique outdoor experience.

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Thu
12
Feb

Why 50 Shades of Grey is relevant in 2015

50 Shades of Grey

I wanted to write this musing before the movie comes out. Will I see it? Yes. On the big screen? No.  On Valentine’s day? Definitely not.  I have better things to do with my time. Love or hate the idea – they’ve decided to make the movie, and despite the weak story, people will watch it because of the hype and their own curiosity.

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Thu
11
Dec

YouTube Rewind: Turn Down for 2014

YouTube Rewind 2014. Celebrating the moments, memes, and people that made 2014. 

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Fri
24
Oct

Snowpiercer

Snowpiercer Movie Review

4 / 5 Stars Cast: Chris Evans, Song Kang-ho, Tilda Swinton, John Hurt Director: Bong Joon-ho Snowpiercer is a South Korean produced film and is also Bong Joon-ho’s first English language project. It is essentially a science fiction film while also being labelled as arthouse action. It is based on the 1982 French graphic novel “Le Transperceneige” and was written for the screen by Kelly Masterson and Bong. The film is set in the year 2031 and takes place on an extremely long train called Snowpiercer.

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