MOVIE GUIDE: 5 fresh flicks to see

2017-02-24 13:07
 

Cape Town – The much-anticipated Trainspotting sequel hits cinemas this weekend. 21 years after the first movie Ewan McGregor and the gang are back. 

Other movies making its way on the circuit are: the true story of three black women and the space race, the controversial A Dog's Purpose, a hard hitting local film and an R-rated comedy starring Ice Cube. 

Here are 5 new films at the local box office:

Movie: T2: Trainspotting

Our rating: 3/5

Short review: Ewan McGregor leads this lukewarm follow-up that lacks the punch of the original.

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Movie: Hidden Figures

Our rating: 5/5

Short review: Hidden Figures has all the winning elements worthy of a Best Picture – it has heart, great acting, an unforgettable story and above all food for the soul.

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Movie: A Dog's Purpose

Our rating: 2/5

Short review: A Dog’s Purpose has a wholesome premise, but fails to really answer the titular question.

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Movie: Tess

Our rating: 3/5

Short review: This is not the type of movie you see if you are in the mood for a casual watch however, Tess is an important story that deserves telling.

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Movie: Fist Fight

Our rating: 2/5

Short review: If you like Ice Cube surly and sneering, find penis drawings hilarious and believe real men solve problems by throwing punches, Fist Fight is for you.

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(Photos: AP, Times Media Films, Sony)

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