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Sunday, December 18, 2011


Renowned entertainment blogger and film critic, Ailsa Windsor, will host a pre-release screening of the film, Midnight in Paris today (December 18) at Cinema Nouveau in Gateway.

As the owner of the popular website,, Ailsa has been in the media for over 20 years, having been a journalist and writer for most of that time and recently also being the editor of two popular books. In the 90’s, this original Jo’burger relocated to sunny Durban to open her hugely successful website while also writing for the Zululand Observer. In June of this year, over 1 million followers visited her site to read about the latest movies, theatre or music productions, proving Ailsa has carved an identity as one of KZN’s most loved arts writers and film critics.

This December, Ailsa will for the first time be hosting the special preview of romantic comedy-fantasy, Midnight In Paris, written and directed by Woody Allen, and sees a number of celebrity appearances including Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams and Kathy Bates.

Gil (Owen Wilson) and Inez (Rachel McAdams) travel to Paris as a tag-along vacation on her parents' business trip. Gil is a successful Hollywood writer but is struggling on his first novel. He falls in love with the city and thinks they should move there after they get married, but Inez does not share his romantic notions of the city or the idea that the 1920s was the ‘golden age’.

When Inez goes off dancing with her friends, Gil takes a walk at midnight and discovers what could be the ultimate source of inspiration for writing. Gil's daily walks at midnight in Paris could take him closer to the heart of the city but further from the woman he's about to marry.

This romantic comedy will be released on December 30.

This event is now open for bookings at Cavendish Square, and will start at 17h00 with the film itself commencing at 17h30. Guests will be treated to refreshments before the screening, plus there will be great giveaways. Standard ticket rates apply. Book tickets via,, or via the Self Service Terminals.| Mobi-site: www. |Ticketline: 082 16789 | Facebook: Ster-Kinekor Theatres | Follow us on Twitter: @SKTheatres