Cinema ads & new films (Feb 14)

NEW IN SOUTH AFRICAN CINEMAS THIS WEEK

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Note:  Ster-Kinekor, Nu Metro and Suncoast CineCentre display adverts for KwaZulu-Natal cinemas appear at the end of this post. They contain KZN cinema venues and viewing times.
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A scene from Parasite, the Korean, subtitled film that took the Best Picture Oscar this week, as well Oscars for best foreign language film, best screenplay and best director, Bong Joon Ho.

FILMS NEW ON CIRCUIT IN DURBAN AND SURROUNDS – FROM FEBRUARY 14

PARASITE
Director: Bong Joon Ho
Stars: Kang-ho Song, Sun-kyon Lee, Yeo-jeong Jo

Back on circuit after clinching the Oscars for best film and best director, this Korean movie centres on a poor family, the Kims, who con their way into becoming the servants of a rich family, the Parks. But their easy life gets complicated when their deception is threatened with exposure.

ORDINARY LOVE
Director: Lisa Barros D’Sa and Genn Leyburn
Stars: Liam Neeson, Lesley Mancille, David Wilmot

An extraordinary look at the lives of a middle-aged couple in the midst of the wife’s breast cancer diagnosis.

QUEEN AND SLIM
Director: Melina Matsoukas
Stars:Daniel Kaluuya, Jodie Turner-Smith, Bokeem Woodine

A couple’s first date takes an unexpected turn when a police officer pulls them over.

BHAI’S CAFE
Director: Maynard Kraak
Stars: Jessica Sutton, Stephanie Schildnecht, Adrienne Pearce

A South African comedy centred on Bhai’s corner shop, a mainstay of the community. However, gentrification means small businesses are under threat from corporate property developers. Bhai is not going to roll over that easily. He’ll fight until the last koeksuster is thrown.

FANTASY ISLAND
Director: Jeff Wadlow
Stars: Lucy Hale, Maggie Q, Portia Doubleday

A horror adaptation of the popular ’70s TV show about a magical island resort.

VERGEET MY NIE
Director: Andre Velts
Stars: Marguerite van Eeden, Sean-Marco Vorster, Kenley Swart

An Afrikaans romantic drama about a cultured young woman who finds love after leaving South Africa for London but heads home. However, the man she fell for reconnects woth her and she has to make some serious choices in life.

 

Below are this week’s cinema ads for KwaZulu-Natal from Ster-Kinekor, Nu Metro and Suncoast CineCentre, all containing screening times and venues for the week ahead.

 

 


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