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MOVIE GUIDE: Meryl Streep, Zac Efron and a dragon at the cinemas

2016-08-12 13:36
 

Cape Town – Comedy, drama, fantasy and a gripping true-life story hits the cinemas this weekend.

Zac Efron and Adam Devine bring on the laughs in a raunchy comedy, Meryl Streep sings bad really good in the story of the worst opera singer ever, a boy befriends a magical dragon and Alison Botha tells her remarkable story of survival – there's something for everyone to see.

Here are 4 new movies releasing in South Africa today:

Movie: Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates

Our rating: 3/5

Short review: Plenty of naughty jokes and hanky-panky references coming your way – so be warned!

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Movie: Florence Foster Jenkins

Our rating: 3/5

Short review: Meryl Streep’s off key pitch hits all the right notes in this bittersweet dramedy.

READ THE FULL REVIEW HERE!

Movie: Alison

Our rating: 3/5

Short review: A dark and inspiring story of brutality and overcoming it, Alison will leave you in shock.

READ THE FULL REVIEW HERE!

Movie: Pete's Dragon

Our rating: 3/5

Short review: After an exhausting buffet of set pieces, superheroes and whatever s-word you might use for Suicide Squad, the gentle Pete's Dragon is a welcome palate cleanser.

READ THE FULL REVIEW HERE!

(Photos: Warner Bros, Disney, Black Sheep Productions)


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