WEEKEND MOVIE GUIDE: Horror, heartbreak, and intrigue at SA cinemas this weekend

2019-09-06 14:22
 
Bill Skarsgård as Pennywise in 'It: Chapter Two.'


Cape Town – The moment horror fans have been waiting for has finally arrived as the much-anticipated sequel of IT is now showing in cinemas.

It: Chapter Two takes places 27 years after the events of the first movie with The Losers all grown up. They return to Derry to have a final showdown with Pennywise.

Also showing: A local film about the last day in Sophiatown, and a drama about a wedding starring Julianne Moore and Michelle Williams.

HERE ARE THE 3 NEW FILMS RELEASING IN SA:

Movie: It: Chapter Two

Our rating: 4/5

Short review: It: Chapter Two is a terrifyingly good sequel. It has enough scares to give you a sleepless night, but at the heart of it, it's a story about friendship and overcoming your fears. 

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Movie: Back of the Moon

Our rating: 4/5

Short review: A beautifully orchestrated look at the last day in Sophiatown, and how we shape our own destinies.

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Movie: After the Wedding

Our rating: 2/5

Short review: If you want to go see After the Wedding, be sure to bring a big box of tissues.

READ THE FULL REVIEW HERE

ALSO SHOWING

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Good Boys

Rafiki

Angel Has Fallen 

What's showing on TV this weekend? Check out our guide here. 

Compiled by Leandra Engelbrecht. 

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