Day: September 18, 2016

DVD Review: Level Up

DVD Review: Level Up

Review by Leslie Byron Pitt/@Afrofilmviewer Ten minutes into Level Up, you can already feel the threads unravel from its tapestry. Anyone with a toe in the waters of pop culture can already see the similarities of Level Up with recent feature Nerve (2016). In fact, the film doesn’t feel too ...

Blu-Ray Review: A Hologram for the King

Blu-Ray Review: A Hologram for the King

Review by Leslie Byron Pitt/@Afroilmviewer Despite featuring the ever affable Tom Hanks and adapted from a well-known and enjoyed author, A Hologram for the King (novel by Dave Eggers) received a rather muted reception when realised earlier this year. The film was only really rivalled by Sing Street in the ...

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What’s the Alternative to Capitalism?

By Michael Smith, Initiatives of Change Winston Churchill famously said: “The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent vice of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.” So if the point of economic systems is to help create personal wealth, you could argue that capitalism ...