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    RELEASE DATE: 13th March 2015 RATING: 16 LVS RUNNING TIME: 105 Minutes GENRE: Crime, Comedy STARRING:   Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Rodrigo Santoro, Adrian Martinez, Gerald McRaney, BD Wong, Brennan Brown, Robert Taylor, Griff Furst, Stephanie Honoré, David Stanford DIRECTOR: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa WRITERS:  Glenn Ficarra, John Requa PRODUCERS: Denise Di Novi, Charlie Gogolak, Stan Wlodkowski PRODUCTION BUDGET: $ 50.1 million OFFICIAL WEBSITE: http://focusmovie.com/   FIRST THOUGHTS This is one of those films that makes you want to be a conman. […]

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    RELEASE DATE: 13th March 2015 RATING: 13 VH RUNNING TIME: 98 Minutes GENRE: Horror STARRING:  Phoebe Fox, Merryn Pearse, Mary Roscoe, Helen McCrory, Amelia Crouch, Amelia Pidgeon, Casper Allpress, Pip Pearce, Leilah de Meza, Jude Wright, Alfie Simmons DIRECTOR: Tom Harper WRITERS:  Jon Croker PRODUCERS: Tobin Armbrust, Neil Dunn, Guy East, Ben Holden PRODUCTION BUDGET: N/A OFFICIAL WEBSITE: http://www.hammerfilms.com/ourwork/77/the-woman-in-black-angel-of-death  FIRST THOUGHTS Modern Horror is dead. Reports at the box office prove that there’s been a slow commercial decline and as […]

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    RELEASE DATE: 27th February 2015 RATING: 13 LV RUNNING TIME: 102 Minutes GENRE: Dance STARRING:  Anele Vilana, Bongani Skosana, Bontle Modiselle, Lilian Dube, Loyanda Mfene, Mbuso Kgarebe, Mindo Sefafe, Nyaniso Dzedze, S\’Thandiwe Kgoroge, Tumelo Seleke, Wandile Molebatsi DIRECTOR: Scottnes L. Smith WRITERS: Damien Chazelle PRODUCERS: Fidel Namisi PRODUCTION BUDGET: N/A OFFICIAL WEBSITE: http://www.hearmemovefilm.com/   FIRST THOUGHTS This is not another bad, and morbidly disappointing Mzansi […]

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    RELEASE DATE: 27th February 2015 RATING: 16 RUNNING TIME: 115 Minutes GENRE: Drama STARRING:   Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern, Gaby Hoffmann, Thomas Sadoski, Keene McRae, Michiel Huisman, W. Earl Brown, Kevin Rankin, Brian Van Holt, Cliff De Young, Mo McRae DIRECTOR:   Jean-Marc Vallée WRITERS:   Nick Hornby, Cheryl Strayed  PRODUCERS: David Greenbaum, Bruna Papandrea, Bill Pohlad, Nathan Ross, Cheryl Strayed, PRODUCTION BUDGET: $20 million OFFICIAL WEBSITE: http://howwilditwas.com/ FIRST THOUGHTS Every so often there comes a film which by the looks of the […]

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    RELEASE DATE: 20th February 2015 RATING: 16 L RUNNING TIME: 107 Minutes GENRE: Drama STARRING:    Miles Teller, J.K. Simmons, Melissa Benoist, Paul Reiser, Austin Stowell, Nate Lang, Chris Mulkey, Damon Gupton, Suanne Spoke, Max Kasch, Charlie Ian, Jayson Blair, Kofi Siriboe DIRECTOR: Damien Chazelle WRITERS:Damien Chazelle PRODUCERS: Jason Blum, Jeanette Brill, Nicholas Britell, Phillip Dawe, Garrick Dion, Helen Estabrook, Mark David Katchur PRODUCTION BUDGET: $3 million OFFICIAL WEBSITE: http://sonyclassics.com/whiplash/ FIRST THOUGHTS I’ve been slightly obsessed with Miles Teller, lately so Whiplash’s director, […]

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    RELEASE DATE: 13th February 2015 RATING: 18 RUNNING TIME: 125 Minutes GENRE: Drama, Romance STARRING:   Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, Jennifer Ehle, Eloise Mumford, Victor Rasuk, Luke Grimes, Marcia Gay Harden, Rita Ora, Max Martini, Callum Keith Rennie, Andrew Airlie DIRECTOR:   Sam Taylor-Johnson WRITERS:  Kelly Marcel PRODUCERS: Jeb Brody, Dana Brunetti, Michael De Luca, E.L. James, Marcus Viscidi PRODUCTION BUDGET: $81 million OFFICIAL WEBSITE: http://www.fiftyshadesofgreymovie-intl.com/ww/ FIRST THOUGHTS I am utterly and completely heartbroken. WHY WATCH IT? You are going to […]

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    RELEASE DATE: 13th February 2015 RATING: 16 V RUNNING TIME: 129 Minutes GENRE: Action, COMEDY STARRING:  Colin Firth, Taron Egerton,  Samuel L. Jackson, Mark Strong, Jonno Davies, Jack Davenport, Alex Nikolov, Samantha Womack, Mark Hamill, Samuel L. Jackson, Michael Caine DIRECTOR:   Matthew Vaughn WRITERS: Jane Goldman, Matthew Vaughn PRODUCERS: Adam Bohling, David Reid, Matthew Vaughn PRODUCTION BUDGET: $81 million OFFICIAL WEBSITE: http://www.kingsmanmovie.com/   FIRST THOUGHTS My eyes hurt from rolling back so much. But that doesn’t mean that […]

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    RELEASE DATE: 06th February 2015 RATING: 10- 12 LPVG RUNNING TIME: 127 Minutes GENRE: Action, Adventure STARRING:    Channing Tatum, Mila Kunis, Eddie Redmayne, Sean Bean, Douglas Booth, Tuppence Middleton, Nikki Amuka-Bird, Christina Cole, Nicholas A. Newman, Ramon Tikaram DIRECTOR:  Andy Wachowski,  Lana Wachowski WRITERS: Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski PRODUCERS: Bruce Berman, Grant Hill, Roberto Malerba, Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski PRODUCTION BUDGET: $175 million OFFICIAL WEBSITE: http://www.jupiterascending.com/index.php FIRST THOUGHTS It sucks being back on earth. Being in the unfamiliar realm of […]

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    RELEASE DATE: 06th February 2015 RATING: PG RUNNING TIME: 105 Minutes GENRE: Afrikaans Comedy STARRING:   Anel Alexander,Anne Hirsch,Bouwer Bosch,Danie Putter,Diaan Lawrenson,Heinz Winkler,Hykie Berg,Leandie Du Randt,Milan Murray,Nadia Beukes,Tim Theron DIRECTOR: Rene van Rooyen WRITERS: Rene van Rooyen PRODUCERS: C. van den Berg,J. van der Walt,T Theron PRODUCTION BUDGET: N/A OFFICIAL WEBSITE: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Kaapland-Films/623153591073161 FIRST THOUGHTS Okay, that was surprisingly entertaining. WHY WATCH IT? Because the Afrikaans market […]

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    RELEASE DATE: 30th January 2015 RATING: PG RUNNING TIME: 118 Minutes GENRE: Comedy STARRING:   Quvenzhané Wallis, Cameron Diaz, Jamie Foxx, Rose Byrne, Bobby Cannavale, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, David Zayas, Zoe Margaret Colletti, Nicolette Pierini DIRECTOR: Will Gluck WRITERS: Will Gluck, Aline Brosh McKenna PRODUCERS: Jay Brown, Will Smith, Jay Z, Jada Pinkett Smith, James Lassiter PRODUCTION BUDGET: $65 Million OFFICIAL WEBSITE: http://www.annie-movie.com/site/ FIRST THOUGHTS The Movie Annie seems like a cute and delightful family movie. I was particularly looking […]

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