Local cinemas jam-packed with 6 hot new flicks this weekend

2015-10-16 11:49
 

Cape Town – It’s another big movie release weekend at local cinemas.

Channel24 Movies keeps you updated with the latest movie offerings on the big screen with this handy flick guide.

Gamblers, dancers, a gangster and an artist: there’s plenty to see on the big screen!

Here are 6 movies releasing at South African cinemas today:

Movie: Black Mass

Our rating: 3/5

Short review:  Black Mass is an admirably dark and brooding, if fairly unenjoyable and rote gangster movie that is singlehandedly saved by a spectacularly terrifying performance by its leading man.

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Movie: Abraham

Our rating: 5/5

Short review: The powerful true story of Abraham is not only a tragic tale of a man whose dreams were bigger than himself and his world, but of a filmmaker coming to terms with his guilt when he did not listen.

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Movie: Reconnect

Our rating: 1/5

Short review:  It's really earnest and its real-life backstory is genuinely tragic, but none of this changes just how howlingly bad Reconnect is.

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Movie:  Mississippi Grind

Our rating: 3/5

Short review: Mississippi Grind is a gritty, gambler road trip movie that takes you deep into the world of gambling culture.

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Movie: Breaking Through

Our rating: 3/5

Short review: This dance movie is a fresh and modern story brought to life in a coming-of-age dance drama for the YouTube generation.

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Movie: Me, Earl and The Dying Girl

Our rating: 4/5

Short review: This may sound like a depressing movie, but it proved to be a funny, well-written comedy that just makes you smile.  

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