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MOVIE GUIDE: Drama, action and mystery at the cinema this weekend

2017-02-17 12:23
 

Cape Town – The award-winning and Oscar nominated Denzel Washington and Viola Davis drama hits cinemas this weekend. 

Also on the big screen Matt Damon takes on monsters, Dane DeHaan is a young businessman who finds himself in a mysterious wellness centre and Nicholas Hoult sacrifices for love – there's something for everyone to see. 

Here are 4 new films at the local box office:

Movie: Fences

Our rating: 4/5

Short review: Stagy but brilliant, Fences is a powerful tribute to a genius playwright and his most famous play.  

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Movie: The Great Wall

Our rating: 3/5

Short review: It is not a masterpiece, but the film and special effects were done well with a good balance between action scenes and an actual narrative.

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Movie: A Cure for Wellness

Our rating: 4/5

Short review: A Cure for Wellness comes off a tad too strange with a confusing story arc, but visually alone this film is a breath-taking masterpiece that takes vast strides in cinematography.

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Movie: Collide

Our rating: 1/5

Short review: Even as B-movies go, Collide is one of the most boring action films out there, where all you’ll feel is sympathy for all involved.

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(Photos: AP, Ster-Kinekor, Times Media Film)


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