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'Something Necessary' Review

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Judy Kibinge’s Something Necessary opens in Kenyan cinemas on the 24th of January.
  • Jan. 17, 2013
  • Andrew Onyango

HOT: Cate Blanchett

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“If you know you are going to fail then fail gloriously…”
  • Jan. 17, 2013
  • Andrew Onyango

'The New Normal' Series Review

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I gave up after two episodes but maybe you will have more tolerance for this.
  • Jan. 17, 2013
  • Andrew Onyango

Theatre: Best Stage Play of the Year 2012- Wanawake wa Heri wa Windsor

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An adaptation of a mid 16th century play is not the only thing that made this performance the best stage play I have watched in 2012 but the unexpected surprises and executions that the cast of the Merry Wives of Winsor managed and boldly dared to turn a William Shakespeare play into Swahili.
  • Jan. 15, 2013
  • Gerald Langiri

Hawker Tries to Sell Narobi Half Life to Maina Wilfred who Breaks it

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Dear Kenyan hawker, if you are going to sell a pirated copy of a local movie, at least get to know the people who took part in making that movie to avoid re-selling it to the person who made it.
  • Jan. 15, 2013
  • Gerald Langiri

HOT: Waigera Lucy

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Without a doubt one of the sweetest looking fresh faces to splash on television screens. Many will recognize her from her performance as one of the hormonal post-teens on Changing Times.
  • Jan. 11, 2013

Blankets & Wine XXXX Review

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Blankets & Wine XXXX was held on the first Sunday of the New Year and recorded its largest turnout yet.
  • Jan. 9, 2013
  • Annabel Onyango

The Bang Bang Club Review

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A dramatized depiction of the unique relationship between a quartet of South African photojournalists who made a living by following the story of the Apartheid struggle through their lenses.
  • Jan. 9, 2013
  • Andrew Onyango

Rise of The Guardians Review

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And there came a day unlike any other, when earth's mightiest heroes united to face a common threat! And on that day they became The Aveng.... Errrr... The Guardians!”.
  • Jan. 8, 2013
  • Andrew Onyango

VKP Mapenzi Yao Music Video Review

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Vijana Kwa Pulpit (VKP) is a conscious gospel music trio with an aim to infect the Kenyan music scene with positive boogie music.
  • Jan. 8, 2013
  • Andrew Onyango

Smirnoff ‘The Night’ on New Year’s Eve

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If you were not at the Carnivore Restaurant on New Year’s Eve then you missed the biggest night in Nairobi by the number one vodka Smirnoff, the event dubbed “THE NIGHT”.
  • Jan. 8, 2013
  • Eva Njoki

Series Review: Dead Like Me

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Dead Like Me was probably one of the most peculiar series of the last decade. It was a modern day telling of death from the Grim Reaper's perspective.
  • Jan. 4, 2013
  • Andrew Onyango

Movie Review: Flight

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Denzel Washington stars as Whip Whitaker. He is an alcoholic and drug abusing pilot who manages to crash land a plane in a way which can only be described as a miracle of aviation...
  • Jan. 4, 2013
  • Andrew Onyango

HOT: Denzel Washington

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There is a unique power and eloquence which Denzel expresses every time he is on screen. Whether he is a dirty cop or a South African legend.
  • Jan. 4, 2013

Holiday Cartoons for the Kids

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BACK OFF mom and dad! Your children have had to deal with YOU all year. “Have you done your homework?” “Clean your room!” “Turn off that TV and go do something constructive!” “Turn down that music!” So many demands! But it’s December, the one month which belongs to children as it is written in the gospel of Santa Clause.
  • Dec. 20, 2012
  • Andrew Onyango

Wreck-It Ralph Review

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Disney is not dead yet. They are still a colossal part of everyone's childhood. So colossal in fact that for their latest animated feature, Wreck-It-Ralph, they are bringing back all our favorite childhood video game characters.
  • Dec. 14, 2012
  • Andrew Onyango

Series Review: Elementary

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I am sure there is a good reason for this thing's existence but truth be told I don't care to be Sherlock Holmes about it.
  • Dec. 14, 2012
  • Andrew Onyango

HOT: Martin Freeman

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Martin Freeman is a British actor with an aura of “disinteresting” around him which masks a sort of silent hostility which makes him a perfect support character. He has been Watson in Sherlock and Mr. Madden in Nativity.
  • Dec. 14, 2012

Planet Media Cinemas unveil Kenya’s first 35mm HFR 3D Digital Projection systems

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New technology presents unmatched image resolution and sound clarity for a near real life cinema experience.
  • Dec. 14, 2012
  • Planet Media Cinemas

Hit and Run Review

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The sparky chick from Heroes, Tom Arnold, Bradley Cooper and some other people nobody really cares about (with the exception of Lex Luthor from Smallville) unite for Drive (Ryan Gosling) with a sense of humor in Hit and Run.
  • Dec. 7, 2012
  • Andrew Onyango