SCI-FI FANS GET READY FOR WARCRAFT IN IMAX 3D
By: S’nenhlanhla Mnqayi
The sci-fi fans are assured of a great and maximum movie experience following the release of the feature film Warcraft in Ster-Kinekor’s immersive IMAX theatres.
Warcraft a product from Legendary Pictures and Universal Pictures presents an epic adventure based on a video game series on Blizzard Entertainment and novels set in the world Azeroth.
Looking to escape from his dying world, the orc shaman Gul’dan utilises magic to open a portal to the human realm of Azeroth. Together with the fierce fighter Blackhand, Gul’dan creates the orc clans into a conquering army called the Horde.
They unite to protect Azeroth from these invaders and as the two races collide, the leaders start to question if war is the only answer for them to solve this issue.
The film carries an age restriction of 10-12 PGV and the length of it is 2 hours and 4 minute.
The film, directed by Duncan Jones, stars Travis Fimmel, Paula Patton, Ben Foster and Dominic Cooper, among others.
The IMAX release of Warcraft will be digitally re-mastered into the image and sound quality of An IMAX 3D Experience with proprietary IMAX DMR (Digital Re-mastering) technology.
The crystal-clear images coupled with IMAX’s customized theatre geometry and powerful digital audio create a unique environment that will make audiences feel as if they are in the movie.
The film released on Friday, 10 June, countrywide, it can also be seen in the luxury of Cine Prestige 3D cinemas at select sites and in 3D and 2D at all Ster-Kinekor cinemas.
Ster-Kinekor’s IMAX theatres are at the following cinema complexes: Gateway in Durban, Baywest Mall in Port Elizabeth, Cape Gate in Cape Town, The Grove Mall in Pretoria, Cradlestone Mall in Krugersdorp, at Eastgate Shopping Centre in Johannesburg, and at the newly opened Mall of Africa in Midrand.
For more information on Warcraft in Ster-Kinekor, IMAX® and Cine Prestige cinemas, download the Ster-Kinekor App on your smart phone for updates and to book tickets from your mobile.
To find out what other exciting promotions Ster-Kinekor has on offer, visit http://www.sterkinekor.com or sterkinekor.mobi. Follow @sterkinekor on Twitter or Ster- Kinekor Theatres on Facebook. For queries, call Ticket line on 0861 MOVIES (668 437) or book at the box office.
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FNB ACCOUNT FEES TO REMAIN UNCHANGED
By: Pamela Sibiya
FNB customers have until June 2017 to continue enjoying using their accounts without increased charges.
This is relevant on the bank’s most popular accounts including the Easy, Gold, Encore Gold and Premier Bundle accounts. This is part of the bank’s strategy to migrate customers to ditigal and electronic channels.
FNB Pricing Executive, Jo-Ann du Plessis said that they are determined to offer free services on most of their services and accounts.
“FNB is determined to continue offering the lowest priced entry level full-service account with our Easy Account, especially when customers consider they can conduct all their banking using our free transactions such as free card swipes, cash withdrawals at till-points, free internal debit orders and transfers as well as free EFTs into our accounts,” he said.
The bank also offers free cash at till withdrawals, free inContact, free subscriptions to Online Banking, FNB Banking App, and Cellphone banking, as well as free Cellphone banking mini-statements, and free FNB ATM, Cellphone Banking and Banking App balance enquiries.
du Plessis also added that the new features include streamlining of their accounts.
“We now offer two accounts, Easy and Gold, which significantly simplifies our entry and mid-level offerings. The Easy Account offers two pricing options for customers to choose from based on what will best suit their banking transactional behaviour; Pay as You Use for the low transactor and the Easy Bundle (previously the Smart Value Option) for the medium transactor,” he added.
CEO of Premium and Business Core Banking, James Fowle said that there is a slightly different approach with the Premier Bundle Account.
“In the Premium segment, we have maintained monthly fees for our Premier Bundled Account at previous levels and reduced overdraft fees for customers in good standing. We have further increased the value of free ADT deposits for these customers. We have announced a small increase, the first in two years, in our Private Clients monthly fee,” he said.
With these changes, FNB is determined to remain one of the most innovative banks in SA.
ENTERTAINMENT LEGEND HONOURED WITH LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
By: Pamela Sibiya
Entertainment veteran and living legend Roger Lucey was bestowed with the 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award by the South African Music Awards on Saturday.
Lucey, 62, was honoured with the prestigious prize at this ceremony dedicated to paying tribute to great musicians in the country held anually at the Albert Luthuli ICC . This veteran is greatly admired for his rebellious nature, which he displayed through his anti-apartheid music and protests song in the 1970s
To add to this huge achievement, Lucey is also this years’ ambassador for Moshito, a premier South African music industry event which will happen later in the year. He, together with fellow ambassador, new kid on the bock and female emcee Gigi Lamayne, are flying the flag for this seminal conference happening in early September.
Lamayne has also made a name for herself as she has stormed her way into the male dominated industry and has scooped many awards from various reputable ceremonies such as the South African Hip Hop Awards, winning Best Female for two consecutive years (2013 and 2015), as well as winning Best Mixtape and Best Newcomer in 2013 .
The Moshito Music Conference and Exhibition is set to take place between 7-10 September at the SABC Radio Park in Auckland Park.