Currently showing at Nu Metro Cinemas in Pretoria
Comedy Musical Animated | PG | 1 hr 49 min
Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Seth MacFarlane, Tori Kelly, John C. Reilly, Taron Egerton, Scarlett Johansson
Director: Garth Jennings
In a world like ours but entirely inhabited by animals, Buster Moon is a dapper Koala who presides over a once-grand theatre that has fallen on hard times. He’s an eternal optimist—okay, maybe a bit of a scoundrel—who loves his theatre above all and will do anything to preserve it. Now, facing the crumbling of his life’s ambition, he has one final chance to restore his fading jewel to its former glory by producing the world’s greatest singing competition!
War | 16 V | 2 hrs 19 min
Cast: Andrew Garfield
Director: Mel Gibson
The extraordinary true story of Desmond Doss, who, in Okinawa during the bloodiest battle of WWII, saved 75 men without firing or carrying a gun. He was the only American soldier in WWII to fight on the front lines without a weapon, as he believed that while the war was justified, killing was wrong. As an army medic, he single-handedly evacuated the wounded from behind enemy lines, braved fire while tending to soldiers, wounded by a grenade and hit by snipers. Doss was the first conscientious objector awarded the Congressional Medal of Honour.
Action Sci-Fi | 10 – 12 PG S V | 1 hr 56 min
Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Pratt
Director: Morten Tyldum
Two passengers who are on a 120-year journey to another planet when their hibernation pods wake them 90 years too early. Jim and Aurora are forced to unravel the mystery behind the malfunction as the ship teeters on the brink of collapse, with the lives of thousands of passengers in jeopardy.
Comedy | 16 L | 1 hr 35 min
Cast: James Franco, Bryan Cranston
Director: John Hamburg
Over the holidays, Ned, an overprotective but loving dad, and his family, visit his daughter at Stanford, where Ned meets his biggest nightmare, her well-meaning but socially awkward Silicon Valley billionaire boyfriend, Laird. The straight-laced Ned thinks Laird, who has absolutely no filter, is a wildly inappropriate match for his daughter. The one-sided rivalry—and Ned’s panic level—escalate when he finds himself increasingly out of step in the glamorous high-tech hub, and learns that Laird is about to pop the question!
Musical Drama | 7 – 9 PG | 2 hrs 07 min
Cast: Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone
Director: Damien Chazelle
From Summit Entertainment. In this modern take on the Hollywood musical from Damien Chazelle, the Academy Award-nominated writer and director of WHIPLASH, Sebastian (Ryan Gosling) and Mia (Emma Stone) are drawn together by their common desire to do what they love. But as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile fabric of their love affair, and the dreams they worked so hard to maintain in each other threaten to rip.
Thriller Romance Drama | 13 LSV | 2 hrs 05 min
Cast: Brad Pitt, Marion Cotillard
Director: Robert Zemeckis
It’s North Africa, 1942. Intelligence officer Max Vatan encounters a French Resistance fighter named Marianne Beausejour, on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Once they’re reunited in London, their relationship is threatened by the extreme pressures of the war.
Romance | 16 | 1 hr 55min
Cast: Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, Jennifer Ehle, Eloise Mumford, Victor Rasuk, Luke Grimes, Marcia Gay Harden, Rita Ora, Max Martini, Callum Keith Rennie, Andrew Airlie, Dylan Neal, Elliat Albrecht, Rachel Skarsten, Emily Fonda, Anthony Konechny, Bruce Dawson
Director: James Foley
When a wounded Christian Grey tries to entice a cautious Ana Steele back into his life, she demands a new arrangement before she will give him another chance. As the two begin to build trust and find stability, shadowy figures from Christianas past start to circle the couple, determined to destroy their hopes for a future together.
Thriller | 13 V | 1 hr 58 min
Cast: James McAvoy
Director: M. Night Shyamalan
While the mental divisions of those with dissociative identity disorder have long fascinated—and eluded—science, it is believed that some can also manifest unique physical attributes for each personality, a cognitive and physiological prism within a single being.
Action | TBC | 1 hr 47 min
Cast: Vin Diesel, Donnie Yen, Deepika Padukone
Director: D. J. Caruso
This film is not yet rated, we expect a 13 classification. Xander Cage is left for dead after an incident, though he secretly returns to action for a new, tough assignment with his handler Augustus Gibbons.
Drama | 7 – 9 PG L | 1 hr 37 min
Cast: Will Smith, Edward Norton, Keira Knightley, Michael Peña, Naomie Harris, Jacob Latimore, Kate Winslet, Helen Mirren
Director: David Frankel
When a successful New York advertising executive suffers a great tragedy, he retreats from life. While his concerned friends try desperately to reconnect with him, he seeks answers from the universe by writing letters to Love, Time, and Death. But, it’s not until his notes bring unexpected personal responses that he begins to understand how these constants interlock in a life fully-lived, and how even the deepest loss can reveal moments of meaning and beauty.
Drama Crime | 16 L V | 2 hrs 09 min
Cast: Ben Affleck, Elle Fanning, Brendan Gleeson
Director: Ben Affleck
It’s the roaring 20s, and Prohibition hasn’t stopped the flow of booze in an underground network of gangster-run speakeasies. The opportunity for power and money is there for any man with enough ambition and nerve. Joe Coughlin, the son of the Boston Police Superintendent, long ago turned his back on his strict upbringing in exchange for the spoils of being an outlaw. But, even among criminals there are rules, and Joe breaks a big one – crossing a powerful mob boss by stealing both the gangster’s money and moll. The fiery affair ends in tragedy, setting Joe on a path of revenge, ambition, romance, and betrayal that propels him out of Boston and up the ladder of Tampa’s steamy rum-running underworld.
Action Sci-Fi | 16 V | 1 hr 45 min
Cast: Milla Jovovich, Ali Larter
Director: Paul W.S. Anderson
Alice is the only survivor of what was meant to be humanity’s final stand against the undead. Now, she must return to where the nightmare began, The Hive in Raccoon City, where the Umbrella Corporation is gathering its forces for a final strike against the only remaining survivors of the apocalypse.
Drama Horror | 13 H V | 1 hr 42 min
Cast: Matilda Anna Ingrid Lutz, Alex Roe, Johnny Galecki
Director: F. Javier Gutierrez
A young woman becomes worried about her boyfriend when he explores a dark subculture surrounding a mysterious videotape said to kill the watcher seven days after the watcher has viewed it. The woman sacrifices herself to save her boyfriend, and, in so doing, makes a horrifying discovery: There’s a “movie within the movie” that no one has ever seen before.
Drama Adventure | 7 – 9 PG | 2 hr
Cast: Gary Oldman, Asa Butterfield, Carla Gugino, Britt Robertson
Director: Peter Chelsom
Shortly after arriving on a brand-new Mars colony, an astronaut dies while giving birth to the first human born on the red planet, and she never reveals who the father is. Thus begins the extraordinary life of Gardner Elliot, an inquisitive, highly intelligent boy who reaches the age of 16 having only met 14 people in his very unconventional upbringing. While searching for clues about his father and the home planet he’s never known, Gardner begins an online friendship with a street- smart girl named Tulsa. When he gets a chance to go to Earth, Gardner is eager to experience all of the wonders he could only read about on Mars. Once he’s on Earth, scientists soon discover that his organs can’t handle Earth’s atmosphere. Gardner joins Tulsa on a race against time to unravel the mysteries of how he came to be, and where he belongs in the universe.
Comedy Family | PG | 1 hr 45 min
Cast: Will Arnett, Michael Cera, Rosario Dawson
Director: Chris McKay
Always be yourself. Unless you can be Batman.
There are big changes brewing in Gotham, and if Batman wants to save the city from The Joker’s hostile takeover, he may have to drop the lone vigilante thing, try to work with others and maybe, just maybe, learn to lighten up.
Thriller Action Adventure | 13 V | 2 hrs 19 min
Cast: Nicholas Hoult, Felicity Jones, Marwan Kenzari, Ben Kingsley, Anthony Hopkins
Director: Eran Creevy
Taking a job as a driver, an American backpacker gets involved with a ring of drug smugglers. He winds up on the run from his employers across Munich’s high-speed freeways.
Drama | 10 – 12 PG | 2 hr 19 min
Cast: Denzel Washington, Viola Davis
Director: Denzel Washington
African-American Troy Maxson makes his living as a sanitation worker in 1950s Pittsburgh. He once dreamed of becoming a professional baseball player, but was deemed already too old when the major leagues began admitting black athletes. Bitter over his missed opportunity, Troy creates further tension in his family when he squashes his son’s chance to meet a college football recruiter.
Suspense Thriller | 16 H N SV | 2 hr 26 min
Director: Gore Verbinski
An ambitious young executive is sent to retrieve his company’s CEO from an idyllic but mysterious “wellness centre” at a remote location in the Swiss Alps. The executive soon suspects that the spa’s miraculous treatments are not what they seem. When he begins to unravel its terrifying secrets, his sanity is tested as he finds himself diagnosed with the same curious illness that keeps all the guests here longing for the cure.
Thriller Action Adventure | 13 V | 1 hr 44 min
Cast: Matt Damon
Director: Yimou Zhang
An elite force makes a valiant stand for humanity on the world’s most iconic structure.
Action | TBA | 2 hrs 15 min
Cast: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart
Director: James Mangold
In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X in a hide out on the Mexican border. But, Logan’s attempts to hide from the world and his legacy are up-ended when a young mutant arrives, being pursued by dark forces. 28 February: GUYS’ NIGHT—no ladies allowed! 1 & 2 March: Sneak pre-release screenings for everyone!
A Dog’s Purpose
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