7 new movies to watch at the cinema this weekend!

2015-10-09 13:17
 

Cape Town – With seven new movies premiering at cinemas nationwide this Friday there’s something for everyone to see.

Channel24 Movies' handy weekend flick guide makes it easier for you to choose which ones to watch.

Three riveting true life dramas, a quirky coming-of-age story, every child’s fantasy and a grisly tale on the war of drugs - there’s plenty to keep you entertained.

Here are 7 movies releasing at South African cinemas today:

Movie: Life

Our rating: 2/5 stars

Short review: Life gives a snapshot into the life of James Dean that won’t capture anyone who isn’t already a fan.   

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Movie: Dope

Our rating: 4/5 stars

Short review: A refreshing look at black geek culture that is set up as a coming-of-age film without the white preppy high school kids who’s main goal is to find a date for prom.

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Movie: The Walk

Our rating: 5/5 stars

Short review: Listen this movie isn’t for everyone. No movie is. There are people in this world who don’t like adventures with crazy dreamers and they should not watch this film.

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Movie: Pan

Our rating: 3/5 stars

Short review: Another rehashing of the popular Boy Who Never Grew Up, Pan can make your inner child scream for joy, but your outer adult will pick it apart.

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Movie: Pawn Sacrifice

Our rating: 3/5 stars

Short review: Pawn Sacrifice tries hard to paint Bobby Fischer as the bad boy of chess and although it falls short of achieving just that it’s still worth the watch.

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Movie: Sicario

Our rating: 3/5 stars

Short review: Troubling, sad and deeply compelling. This film succeeds on every level: story, performance, music and photography. But the subject and perspective is grim.

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Movie:  American Ultra

Our rating: 2/5

Short review: American Ultra squanders a cool premise and a very good cast by being utterly unable to decide exactly what kind of film it wants to be.

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(Photos: SK Pictures, Warner Bros, Black Sheep Productions, Facebook)

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