MOVIE GUIDE: The Guardians are back!


Cape Town – Chris Pratt, Baby Groot and the rest of the Guardians are back on the big screen this weekend. 

In the much anticipated sequel the heroes are hired by a powerful alien race, the Sovereign, to protect their precious batteries from invaders. 

Also releasing this week is a nostalgic old Hollywood dramedy and an inspiring Afrikaans film about the alternative music movement.

Here are 3 new films at the local box office:


Movie: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Our rating: 5/5

Short review: James Gunn continues his winning streak as one of the best Marvel directors as Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 continues to impress with adorability and snark.

READ THE FULL REVIEW HERE

Movie: Rules Don’t Apply

Our rating: 4/5

Short review: Rules Don't Apply – and neither should you if you don't like a side order of the gleefully eccentric with your mainstream dramedies.

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Movie: Johnny is nie dood nie

Our rating: 5/5

Short review: One of the best Afrikaans films to come out this year, Johnny is nie dood nie is an inspiring tribute to the Afrikaans alternative music movement captured through the eyes of rebellious Afrikaans youth.

READ THE FULL REVIEW HERE

(Photos: Robert Hamblin, Marvel, Times Media Films)


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