Tag: Gangster Films

iNUMBER NUMBER CRUSHES IT AT THE BOX OFFICE

iNUMBER NUMBER CRUSHES IT AT THE BOX OFFICE

[ 0 ] April 29, 2014 |

On its opening weekend, the South African thriller ‘iNumber Number’ at #7 on the industry’s top ten, along with blockbusters like ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’, ‘3 Days to Kill’, and ‘The Colony’. The film has earned 19% more than the popular 2008 gangster movie ‘Jerusalema’, and has this far earned 4% more than the 2011 […]

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Director Donovan Marsh On iNumber Number

Director Donovan Marsh On iNumber Number

[ 3 ] April 17, 2014 |

“Share your experience and journey with us on taking iNumber Number from creation to it’s manifestation on screen…” “From a writer’s perspective who’s not typically associated with ‘gangsters’ and have not experienced that culture first hand, nor are you ‘black’. We know you took inspiration from Tarantino’s Reservoir Dogs and made it your own in […]

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What is Tsotsitaal

What is Tsotsitaal

[ 2 ] April 14, 2014 |

Tsotsitaal is a word of two languages, tsotsi – a Sesotho slang word which directly translates to “thug” and/or “robber” and taal – an Afrikaans word meaning “language”. Tsotsitaal is made up of a variety of languages spoken in the surrounding townships of Johannesburg City and Soweto, the South Western Township of South Africa. Here’s a movie about crime, […]

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Four Corners Trailer

Four Corners Trailer

March 23, 2014 |

How many South African gangster films have you seen? How many? That’s right – 2005 Tsotsi, yes, it depicted a specific culture of South Africa, but was it a true gangster film? Dollars and White Pipes, as cool as it was, really don’t count! American gangster film, Blood-in-Blood-Out was not about the numbers, nor was it […]

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