Here’s a look at the latest movie releases that are out in cinemas today…
A group of friends who meet regularly for game nights find themselves trying to solve a murder mystery.
One of South Africa’s greatest classic theatre productions, Asinamali has been immortalised in film. The story follows Comrade Washington (Mbongeni Ngema) who returns to South Africa in 1986 to create a prison theatre project. Washington believes in the power of music and theatre to transform the lives of people: the political activists, the criminals and even the hardened racists of the apartheid regime. He guides the inmates, silenced by the brutal prison authorities, as well as their sadistic, ruthless warden Sergeant Mgwaqaza (Boitumelo Chuck Shisana) to act and sing out the stories of their lives.
Set in the glamour of 1950″s post-war London, renowned dressmaker Reynolds Woodcock (Daniel Day-Lewis) and his sister Cyril (Lesley Manville) are at the center of British fashion, dressing royalty, movie stars, heiresses, socialites, debutants and dames with the distinct style of The House of Woodcock.
When ballerina Dominika suffers a career-ending injury, she and her mother are facing a bleak and uncertain future. That is why she finds herself manipulated into becoming the newest recruit for Sparrow School, a secret intelligence service that trains exceptional young people like her to use their bodies and minds as weapons. After enduring the perverse and sadistic training process, she emerges as the most dangerous Sparrow the program has ever produced. Dominika must now reconcile the person she was with the power she now commands, with her own life and everyone she cares about at risk, including an American CIA agent who tries to convince her he is the only person she can trust.
The Roar, Where I belong
Louise has an exceptional talent as singer and actress. She is on a journey to discover her God-given purpose and wants to consider a career as Broadway actress, but her father, a South African game ranger who is stuck in the past, wants her to settle in the African bushveld, marry his right-hand-man André and live nearby. This causes inner turmoil for Louise and tension builds between father and daughter. To make matters worse, a life-and-death situation arises when Louise, André and her father encounter a lethal band of game poachers.