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New movies at the cinema this week – Friday, 8 March

Captain Marvel. Need we say more?

cinema ster kinekor nu metro thriller captain marvel

Stock photo of cinema seats. Photo: Envato Elements/ilyarexi

Happy International Women’s Day, in advance. Head out to the cinema this week and catch Brie Larson as Captain Marvel. But don’t forget to celebrate all the real superhero women in your life.

New releases drop at Ster Kinekor and Nu Metro cinemas tomorrow. Other than the dose of Marvel, this week’s lineup includes two thrillers, and a biopic. Don’t forget the popcorn!

Highlights this week:

Movie: Captain Marvel

Synopsis: It’s the 1990s, a previously unseen period in the history of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Carol Danvers (Captain Marvel) becomes one of the universe’s most powerful heroes. When a galactic war between two alien races reaches Earth, Danvers finds herself and a small cadre of allies at the center of the maelstrom.

Runtime: 128 minutes

Cast: Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn, Djimon Hounsou, Lee Pace, Lashana Lynch, Gemma Chan, Annette Bening, Clark Gregg, Jude Law.

Age Restriction: PG 13

Genre: Superhero, Adventure, Action, Sci-fi

IMBd Rating: 6.0

Release date: 8 March 2019

Cinema: Ster Kinekor and Nu Metro.

Movie: White Boy Rick

Synopsis: White Boy Rick is set in 1980s Detroit at the height of the crack epidemic and the War on Drugs, and tells the moving story of a blue-collar father and his teenage son, who became an undercover informant and later a drug dealer, before he was dropped by his handlers and sentenced to life in prison.

Runtime: 115 min.

Voices: Matthew McConaughey, Richie Merritt, Bel Powley, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Brian Tyree Henry, Roy Cochrane, RJ Cyler, Jonathan Majors, Eddie Marsan, Bruce Dern, Piper Laurie

Age Restriction: 16 D L V

Genre: Crime, Drama, Biopic, True Story

IMBd Rating: 6.5

Release date: 8 March 2019.

Cinema: Ster Kinekor and Nu Metro.

Movie: Badla

Synopsis: A young dynamic entrepreneur finds herself in a locked hotel room next to the body of her dead lover. She hires a prestigious lawyer to defend her, and, over the course of one evening, they work together to find out what actually happened.

Runtime: 121 min

Cast: Taapsee Pannu, Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Tapsee Pannu, Amrita Singh, Tony Luke, Antonio Aakeel, Denzil Smith, Manav Kaul, Daniel O’Kane, Tanveer Ghani

Age Restriction: TBA

Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery

IMBd Rating: N/A

Release date: 8 March 2019.

Cinema: Ster Kinerkor and Nu Metro.

Movie: Red Room

Synopsis: When the husband of an affluent woman kills himself, the woman loses the high life—and pretty much everything else—and ends up on the street, days before is due to give birth. With nowhere to go and no money, she is attacked and mugged, but a good Samaritan rescues her and takes her to a shelter called ‘God’s Haven,’ a place of safety. She gives birth there, but God’s Haven turns out to be an entirely different underworld—a world of danger, desire and deception.

Runtime: 123 min

Cast: Khanyi Mbau, Pakamisa Zwedala, Nicholas Nkuna, Charlie Bougenon, Aubrey Poo, Francois Jacobs, Keru Kisten, Andile Nebulane, Marjorie Langa, Vaughn Lucas

Age Restriction: 16 D L S V

Genre: Drama, Thriller.

IMBd Rating: N/A

Release date: 8 March 2019.

Cinema: Ster Kinekor and Nu Metro.

Don’t miss out

Released on 1 March

  • Lego Movie 2: The Second Part; voices of Chris Pratt and Elizabeth Banks.
  • Little Italy, starring Emma Roberts and Hayden Christensen.
  • Luka Chuppi, starring Kartik Aaryan and Kriti Sano.
  • A Madea Family Funeral, starring Tyler Perry and Cassi Davis.

Released on 22 February

  • Eight Grade, starring Elsie Fisher and Josh Hamilton.
  • The Princess and the Dragon, starring Irina Kireeva and Konstantin Kozhevnikov.
  • What Men Want, starring Taraji P. Henson and Aldis Hodge
  • Total Dhamaal, starring Anil Kapoor and Ajay Devgn.

Released on 15 February

  • Alita Battle Angel, starring Rosa Salazar and Christoph Waltz.
  • Liewe Lisa starring Elani Dekker and Hendrik Cronje.
  • Gully Boy, starring Alia Bhatt and Ranveer Singh.

Released on 8 February

  • Can You Ever Forgive Me?, starring Melissa McCarthy and Richard E. Grant.
  • Holmes and Watson starring Will Ferrell and Ralph Fiennes.
  • Prodigy, starring Taylor Shilling and Jackson Robert Scott.
  • Sew The Winter To My Skin, starring Ezra Mabengeza and Kandyse McClure.