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    RELEASE DATE: 30th January 2015 RATING: 16 LV RUNNING TIME: 134 Minutes GENRE: Action, War STARRING:  Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf, Logan Lerman, Michael Peña, Jon Bernthal, Jim Parrack, Brad William Henke, Xavier Samuel, Jason Isaacs, Anamaria Marinca DIRECTOR: David Ayer WRITERS: David Ayer PRODUCERS: David Ayer, Bill Block, John Lesher PRODUCTION BUDGET: $68 Million OFFICIAL WEBSITE: http://furymovie.tumblr.com/   FIRST THOUGHTS It feels like I just watched a Star Wars World War II movie. Is it just […]

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    RELEASE DATE: 30th January 2015 RATING: 16 V RUNNING TIME: 90 Minutes GENRE: Action STARRING:  India Eisley, Jaco Muller, Annabel Linder, Annabel Linder, Christina Storm, Callan McAuliffe, Jane Van Der Westhuizen, Samuel L. Jackson, Deon Lotz DIRECTOR:Ralph Ziman WRITERS: Brian Cox PRODUCERS: Moisés Cosío, Brian Cox, Gerardo Gatica, Alberto Muffelmann PRODUCTION BUDGET: $20 million OFFICIAL WEBSITE: http://www.kitethemovie.com/ FIRST THOUGHTS This is revolutionary for the South African movie industry. WHY WATCH IT? Mzansi can finally boast […]

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    RELEASE DATE: 23rd January 2015 RATING: 18 RUNNING TIME: 89 Minutes GENRE: Action, Thriller STARRING:  Ashley Hinshaw, James Buckley, Denis O’Hare, Christa Nicola, Amir K, Faycal Attougui, Philip Shelley, Ait Hamou Amine, Omar Benbrahim DIRECTOR: Grégory Levasseur WRITERS: Daniel Meersand, Nick Simon PRODUCERS: Alexandre Aja, Mark Canton, Pavlina Hatoupis, Mohamed Hefzy, David Hopwood, PRODUCTION BUDGET: N/A OFFICIAL WEBSITE: http://www.foxmovies.com/movies/the-pyramid FIRST THOUGHTS My jaw is not dropping but I still find the concept to be almost mind blowing. WHY […]

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    RELEASE DATE: 23rd January 2015 RATING: 18 RUNNING TIME: 119 Minutes GENRE: Drama STARRING:  Julianne Moore, Mia Wasikowska, Robert Pattinson, John Cusack, Evan Bird, Olivia Williams, Kiara Glasco, Sarah Gadon DIRECTOR: David Cronenberg WRITERS: Bruce Wagner  PRODUCERS: Saïd Ben Saïd, Martin Katz, Michel Merkt  PRODUCTION BUDGET: $15 Million OFFICIAL WEBSITE: http://mapstothestarsfilm.com/   FIRST THOUGHTS I’m trying to phrase this as delicately as I can. It is magnificently disturbing. It’s disturbingly good. It’s the kind […]

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    RELEASE DATE: 09 January 2015 RATING: 16 LVSN RUNNING TIME: 119 Minutes GENRE: Drama, Black Comedy STARRING:  Michael Keaton, Zach Galifianakis,  Edward Norton, Emma Stone, Kenny Chin, Kenny Chin, Jamahl Garrison-Lowe, Jeremy Shamos DIRECTOR: Alejandro González WRITERS: Alejandro González Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, Armando Bo PRODUCERS: Armando Bo, Molly Conners, Alexander Dinelaris, Nicolás Giacobone, Alejandro González Iñárritu,  PRODUCTION BUDGET: $18 Million OFFICIAL WEBSITE: http://www.birdmanthemovie.com   FIRST […]

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    RELEASE DATE: 02nd January 2015 RATING: 13 L RUNNING TIME: 142 minutes GENRE: Drama STARRING: Robert Downey Jr., Robert Duvall, Vera Farmiga, Billy Bob Thornton, Vincent D’Onofrio, Jeremy Strong, Dax Shepard, Leighton Meester, Ken Howard, Emma Tremblay, Balthazar Getty DIRECTOR: David Dobkin WRITER:  Nick Schenk, Bill Dubuque PRODUCER: Bruce Berman, David Dobkin, Robert Downey Jr, Susan Downey, Herb Gains PRODUCTION BUDGET: $50 million   FIRST THOUGHTS Wow. That was Robert Downey Jr.’s best work to date. I mean, he’s […]

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    RELEASE DATE: 24th December 2014 RATING: R RUNNING TIME: 150 minutes GENRE: Drama STARRING:  Christian Bale, Joel Edgerton, Ben Kingsley, John Turturro, Aaron Paul, Ben Mendelsohn, María Valverde, Sigourney Weaver, Hiam Abbass DIRECTOR: Ridley Scott WRITER:  Adam Cooper, Bill Collage PRODUCER: Peter Chernin, Mark Huffam, Michael Schaefer, Ridley Scott, Jenno Topping PRODUCTION BUDGET: $140 million   FIRST THOUGHTS If this were any kind of sports game, it would be a tie. Both sides would shake hands and […]

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    RELEASE DATE: 12 December 2014 RATING: R RUNNING TIME: 144 minutes GENRE: Adventure, Fantasy STARRING:  Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Lee Pace, Evangeline Lilly, Benedict Cumberbatch, Luke Evans, Orlando Bloom, Cate Blanchett, Hugo Weaving DIRECTOR: Peter Jackson WRITER: Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson, Guillermo del Toro PRODUCER: Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh, Zane Weiner PRODUCTION BUDGET: $250 million   FIRST THOUGHTS This will be one of the most epic movie marathons ever. You’ll get jetlag just from […]

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    RELEASE DATE: 28 November 2014 RATING: R RUNNING TIME: 108 minutes GENRE: Comedy STARRING:  Jason Bateman, Jason Sudeikis, Charlie Day, Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Spacey, Jamie Foxx, Chris Pine, Christoph Waltz, Jonathan Banks, Lindsay Sloane, Keegan-Michael Key, Kelly Stables DIRECTOR: Sean Anders WRITER: Sean Anders, John Morris, PRODUCER: Chris Bender, John Cheng, John Morris, Diana Pokorny, Brett Ratner, John Rickard PRODUCTION BUDGET: $37 million FIRTST THOUGHTS What a great date night movie. Not a first date, but definitely a fourth date? You […]

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    RELEASE DATE: 28 November 2014 RATING: PG 13 L RUNNING TIME: 85 minutes GENRE: Comedy STARRING: Troye Sivan, Aaron McIlroy, Alex McGregor, Casper Lee, Sven Ruygrok, Tom Burne, Travis Hornsby, Blessing Xaba and John Cleese DIRECTOR: John Barker WRITER: John van der Ruit PRODUCER: Ross Garland PRODUCTION BUDGET: n/a   FIRST THOUGHTS With the release of […]

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