Shazam! - and 3 other films in cinemas this weekend

2019-04-05 13:36
 
Zachary Levi in a scene from 'Shazam!'


Cape Town – Shazam! The long awaited DC Comics superhero film hits South African cinemas this weekend.

By shouting out one word a streetwise 14-year-old foster kid can turn into the adult superhero, Shazam. As he discovers his powers he has to fight a deadly force of evil.

MUST-READ: Shazam! Star Zachary Levi: 'I can't wait to go to South Africa'

Also showing: A steamy local romantic comedy starring Thando Thabethe, a contemporary Afrikaans film adaptation of Anton Chekhov's classic play 'The Seagull', and a crime-noir film only hardcore fans of the genre will enjoy.

HERE ARE THE 4 NEW MOVIES TO SEE:

Movie: Shazam!

Our rating: 5/5

Short review: Zachary Levi clumsily fell straight into our hearts in this new action-packed film. 

READ THE FULL REVIEW HERE

Movie: Love Lives Here

Our rating: 2/5

Short review: Love Lives Here subscribes to the old Hollywood "boy meets girl" formula, which means that you can see the plot twists coming before they hit the screen.

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Movie: The Seagull (Die Seemeeu)

Our rating: 4/5

Short review: Performed in Afrikaans, with English subtitles, the characters are easily recognised, yet appear as if they were written for this new setting.

READ THE FULL REVIEW HERE

Movie: Galveston

Our rating: 2/5

Short review: There is so much to admire in it but Galveston is so deeply unpleasant that it’s all but impossible to actually recommend to anyone but the most hardcore crime-noir fans. 

READ THE FULL REVIEW HERE

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