Local Is Lekker

Above: The poster for the Neill Blomkamp blockbuster ‘District 9’, which showcases many South African made firearms I’ve always enjoyed seeing South African-made firearms in movies and television shows, especially Hollywood or international productions. It always gives me a feeling of pride and even slight patriotism, even though I have no commercial ties to the …

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The Gun That Made The Silver Screen Roar

Above: Johnny Depp portraying notorious gangster John Dillinger in the 2009 movie ‘Public Enemies’ When I ask people who aren’t firearm enthusiasts what famous guns come to mind when they think about movies, TV shows, or video games, I’ve received a lot of varied, and mostly vague, answers like ‘pump shotgun’, ‘9 mm pistol’, ‘M16’ …

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