We watched and reviewed the 3 new films opening in SA cinemas this weekend

2019-02-15 15:51
 
Mahershala Ali and Viggo Mortensen in a scene from

Cape Town – Another Oscar hopeful makes its debut in local cinemas this weekend.

Green Book, a biographical drama is inspired by the true story of a tour of the Deep South between African-American classical and jazz pianist Don Shirley (Mahershala Ali) and Tony Vallelonga (Viggo Mortensen).

Also showing: A cyberpunk action film written by James Cameron, and an independent Afrikaans drama by first time director Hendrick Cronje.

Here are the 3 new films releasing in SA:

Movie: Green Book

Our rating: 3/5

Short review: Green Book is an Oscar-bound movie that has powerful performances and problems.

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Movie: Alita: Battle Angel

Our rating: 3/5

Short review: All style, zero substance, Alita: Battle Angel still has enough spectacle (and a super-likeable main character) to recommend it, especially in a good cinema.

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Movie: Liewe Lisa

Our rating: 2/5

Short review: If you’re into artsy, independent films then this should definitely be on your watch list.

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ALSO SHOWING

Sew the Winter to My Skin

Can You Ever Forgive Me?

The Prodigy

Vice

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