Mall Culture, Reviews, Features & Nostalgia!

As part of a promotional tour for their latest film ‘Jab Harry Met Sejal’ (a Bollywood rendition of the 1989 Hollywood classic ‘When Harry met Sally’ with, we are certain, far more dancing and singing), the stunning Bollywood beauty Anushka Sharma and veteran mega-star Shah Rukh Khan did a m...

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Rosebank is a trendy suburb in Johannesburg, South Africa. It has a cool, multi-cultural vibe and is the place of choice for young and old alike. With a bustling traditional Jewish community at its heart and a burgeoning fashion scene surrounding it, it is probably the nicest suburb of Johannesburg...

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When the Lloyd Center Mall in Portland Oregon opened on August 1st 1960, its crowning glory was its fine spiral staircase. It was a feature of the Mall of such note that they even put it on postcards and advertising for the Mall. People would travel from all States to come and see the famous spira...

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Let’s face it, if you see your dream girl at the Mall (or just the first person who gives you an awkward smile because you’re staring like a lunatic, but which you interpret as a declaration of her undying love for you) and then spend the rest of the day hunting her down like some kind of gazell...

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Just outside Seoul, South Korea you will find the City of Paju, right on the border between North and South Korea and home to the U.N. ‘Truce Village’, Panmunjon. While the U.S. and the Koreas discuss holding the precarious peace in probably the only place in the World that the three will ever b...

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It always bodes well when the latest Sci-fi movie features a giant intergalactic Shopping Mall in it’s opening scene. This is where we begin in the talented Luc Besson’s latest Sci-fi classic 'Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets’, which has just opened in Cinemas across the World. Vale...

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It is not often these days that you find a Shopping Centre owner that has just one Mall in its portfolio. Today, large property groups own several, if not hundreds of Malls, either through acquiring existing Malls or through building up from scratch. Across the globe, there are a handful of major Ma...

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Movie Okja was released this year (2017) and it is a shame that so few people have managed to watch it. Being a Netflix and Plan B (Brad Pitt’s company) original production, it was unfortunately only released in a handful of selected theatres. It also had a bumpy start at its Cannes World premiere...

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Poor K5 had a troubled career - he was involved in a parking-lot altercation with a drunkard and drove over a small child - but the poor thing did nothing to deserve unceremoniously drowning in a Mall fountain. Unfortunately, this is exactly what happened to the robot during what seemed to be an av...

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For years now, the great CBDs of South Africa have been in decline, with people preferring to get out of the major City Centres and into trendy suburbs. Now, these historical centres are fighting back and revitalising in the hope that they can get the people back. Cape Town is one such City pouring...

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