Superhero epics, action blockbusters, biographical dramas, period pieces, dark comedies, quirky indie films, whimsical fantasies — 2018 offered plenty of variety at the movies.
Author Lance Harris
Whatever their preferred platform or genre, gamers were spoiled for choice in 2018. Lance Harris ranks the best titles of the year.
From science-fiction sagas to neo-Westerns to superhero epics to back-to-basics action, 2017 had plenty to offer at the movies. This list of the pick of the year is based only on South African cinematic releases for 2017 and excludes
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