Here's what's showing at SA cinemas right now

2019-06-07 11:46
 
Taron Egerton as Elton John in a scene from 'Rocke

Cape Town – Two decades in the making Elton John's biopic blasts off in cinemas this weekend.

Rocketman chronicles the life and times of the icon singer - from his time at the Royal Academy of music to his turbulent rock star years.

Also showing: Sophie Turner as the iconic Jean Grey in the latest X-Men instalment, and teen stars Yara Shahidi and Charles Melton fall madly in love in a romantic comedy.

HERE ARE THE 3 NEW FILMS RELEASING IN SA CINEMAS

Movie: Rocketman

Our rating: 5/5

Short review: The sex, drugs and rock ‘n roll of Elton John's life finds a fantastical imagining in Rocketman, that's more musical than biopic.

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Movie: X-Men: Dark Phoenix

Our rating: 3/5

Short review: While no one expected the final instalment of Fox's X-Men to be good, Dark Phoenix isn't nearly as bad as everyone makes it out to be

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Movie: The Sun Is Also a Star

Our rating: 3/5

Short review: Underneath the guise of romance and love this teen romantic comedy tackles important real-life issues.

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Backtrace is also showing in South African cinemas, but there was no screening for the media.

ALSO SHOWING

Godzilla II: King of the Monsters

Brightburn

Always Be My Maybe

Aladdin


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