We review the 3 new films releasing in SA cinemas this weekend

2017-05-19 10:02
 

Cape Town – Ridley Scott's much anticipated Alien sequel hits cinemas this week. 

The film is the second installment in the Alien prequel series and the sixth installment overall in the Alien film series, and also the third directed by Scott.

This time around it follows the crew of a ship that lands on an uncharted planet before making a terrifying discovery.

Also showing at cinemas this weekend is the biopic of fast food chain McDonalds and a Spanish-Canadia animated comedy.

Here are the 3 new films at the local box office:

Movie: Alien: Covenant

Our rating: 2/5

Short review: Alien: Covenant is one of those cases where a Hollywood franchise and corporate decision making ruined good filmmaking.

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Movie:  The Founder

Our rating: 4/5

Short review: This movie about McDonald’s has more heart and soul than the plastic fast food giant will ever have.

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Movie: Ozzy

Our rating: 2/5

Short review: The lovable lead isn’t enough to carry this film with its dark themes and dated animation.

READ THE FULL REVIEW HERE

(Photos: Times Media Films, Ster-Kinekor, Black Sheep Production)

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