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MOVIE GUIDE: 5 fresh flicks at the cinema

2016-10-28 12:23
 

Cape Town – There's a fresh bunch of flicks hitting the circuit this weekend.

Ben Affleck stars in an almost perfect thriller, a beautiful drama, the only horror movie you need to see this Halloween, a spy comedy and a hard hitting South African drama – there's something for everyone to see.

Here are 5 new movies releasing in South Africa today:

Movie: The Accountant

Our rating: 4/5

Short review: The film is so to say the ultimate package with a good director, good leading actor, and an all-star cast.

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Movie: Shepherds and Butchers

Our rating: 5/5

Short review: If ever there was a reason why no government should ever have the death penalty, Shepherds and Butchers is why – a masterpiece of raw emotional trauma.

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Movie: Ouija: Origin of Evil

Our rating: Despite its awful predecessor, Ouija: Origin of Evil is a well-written take on the infamous spirit boards with a chilling performance from its main possessed demon child, making for a great horror on par with The Conjuring.

Short review: 4/5

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Movie: Indignation

Our rating: 3/5

Short review: Everything about Indignation is done right. There is only one problem. Indignation is too beautiful. So beautiful in fact that it’s boring.

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Movie: Keeping up with the Joneses

Our rating: 2/5

Short review: The spy movie is not too funny and not too smart but has just enough star power to keep you entertained.

READ THE FULL REVIEW HERE 

(Photos: AP, Universal Pictures, NuMetro, Shepherds and Butchers)

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