Two Oscar-nominated films to watch in SA cinemas this weekend

2019-02-01 12:58
 
Actors Christian Bale and Olivia Colman.

Cape Town – Two Oscar-nominated films, a dragon’s swansong, and a possessed corpse – Here’s what’s new in local cinemas this weekend.

South Africans finally get to see Christian Bale as Dick Cheney and Olivia Colman as Queen Anne in their award-winning roles.

Also showing: We say goodbye to Hiccup and Toothless in the final film in the How to Train Your Dragon franchise, and a horror that will give you chills.

Here are the 4 new films releasing in SA cinemas:

Movie: Vice

Our rating: 4/5

Short review: Vice creates an interesting blueprint for biopics by acknowledging what they don't know for sure with creative storytelling and a visceral performance from Christian Bale.

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Movie: The Favourite

Our rating: 5/5

Short review: This incredible film zooms in on humanity’s timeless power struggles, fickle desires and fragilities with such ease, that it’s easy to forget how hard that is to do.

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Movie: How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

Our rating: 5/5

Short review: You’ll definitely be shedding a tear or two as you say goodbye to Hiccup and Toothless in this fitting finale to a beautiful trilogy.

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Movie: The Possession of Hannah Grace

Our rating: 3/5

Short review: The Possession of Hannah Grace is just your average, run-of-the-mill horror that’s probably ideal for a date night or teens who are feeling a little edgy.

READ THE FULL REVIEW HERE

ALSO SHOWING

Matwetwe

On the Basis of Sex

If Beale Street Could Talk

3 Days to Go

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