Action, thrills, and more in SA cinemas this weekend!

2019-08-23 10:48
 
Martin Sheen in 'Apocalypse Now: Final Cut'.

Cape Town – 40 years after its original release Francis Ford Coppola's masterpiece Apocalypse Now: Final Cut is back in cinemas.

For one week only you can watch or re-watch what is said to be one of the best films of all time. Starring Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall, Martin Sheen, Laurence Fishburne, and Harrison Ford, it follows a veteran army officer who is tasked to kill a highly decorated war hero.

Also showing: Gerard Butler must save the American president again in the third instalment of the Fallen franchise, four teens encounter deadly sharks deep down at sea, and a local film with a Guy Ritchie feel.

HERE ARE THE 4 NEW FILMS RELEASING IN SA CINEMAS

Movie: Apocalypse Now: Final Cut

Our rating: 5/5

Short review: With a one-week-only stay at IMAX theatres across the country, don’t miss out on a chance to gain a new appreciation for one of the greatest, most artful films and most visceral ever made, fully remastered and recut for the latest IMAX cinemas under the supervision of its original director.

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Movie: Angel Has Fallen

Our rating: 2/5

Short review: The second sequel in an increasingly unlikely franchise, Angel Has Fallen is a perfectly proficient action-thriller that nonetheless does nothing to deserve the price of a cinema ticket.

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Movie: 47 Metres Down: Uncaged

Our rating: 1/5

Short review: Anyone who’s ever dived in their lives will absolutely hate this trash movie.

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Movie: Ander Mens

Our rating: 4/5

Short review: Ever wanted an Afrikaans Guy Ritchie film? Ander Mens is the one for you.

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ALSO SHOWING

Blinded by the Light

Playmobil

The Art of Racing in the Rain

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

Compiled by Leandra Engelbrecht

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