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The Place Beyond the Pines is a daring and sweeping emotional drama powerfully exploring the unbreakable bond between fathers and sons. Luke (Ryan Gosling) is a high-wire motorcycle stunt performer who he tries to reconnect with a former lover, Romina (Eva Mendes), only to learn that she has given birth to their son Jason in his absence. Noticing Luke’s ambition and talents, his employer Robin (Ben Mendelsohn) proposes to partner with Luke in a string of spectacular bank robberies – which will place Luke on the radar of ambitious rookie cop Avery Cross (Bradley Cooper). 16LV. DVD Rental R40
In Everybody’s Fine a family separated by physical and emotional distance finds a way to come together in this heartwarming story. Eight months after the death of his wife, Frank Goode Robert De Niro) looks forward to a reunion with his four adult children. When all of them cancel their visits at the last minute, Frank, against the advice of his doctor, sets out on a road trip to reconnect with his offspring. As he visits each one in turn, Frank finds that his children’s lives are not quite as picture-perfect as they’ve made them out to be. With Drew Barrymore, Kate Bechinsale and Sam Rockwell. DVD Rental R40.
In The Sun Is Also A Star college-bound romantic Daniel Bae (Charles Melton) and Jamaica-born pragmatist Natasha Kingsley (Yara Shadidi) meet — and fall for each other — over one magical day amidst the fervor and flurry of New York City. Sparks immediately fly between these two strangers, who might never have met had fate not given them a little push. With just hours left on the clock in what looks to be her last day in the U.S., Natasha is fighting against her family’s deportation just as fiercely as she’s fighting her growing feelings for Daniel. 13 PSV. DVD Rental R40
In Snatched a mother and daughter get more action than they bargained for. Dumped by her boyfriend on the eve of their vacation, impetuous dreamer Emily Middleton Amy Schumer) persuades her cautious mother, Linda (Goldie Hawn), to accompany her on an exotic getaway to South America. Polar opposites, Emily and Linda must soon work through their differences to escape from a wildly outrageous and dangerous jungle adventure. Age restriction 16 L. DVD Rental R40
In Beat The Drum, Musa (Junior Singo) is a recently orphaned 9-year-old boy from a small South African village that has been destroyed by an unknown disease. Seeking answers and help for his grandmother and village, Musa embarks on a journey to Johannesburg to find his uncle, who can hopefully aid the village in its ravaged state. Carrying with him only a tribal drum — a gift from his father — Musa braves the trek alone to the imposing metropolis, where he learns many important lessons. PG. DVD Rental R40
In Stuber A mild-mannered Uber driver named Stu (Kumail Nanjiani) picks up a passenger (Dave Bautista) who turns out to be a cop hot on the trail of a brutal killer. The mismatched pair soon find themselves in for a wild day of stakeouts and shootouts as they pursue violent criminals through the seedy streets of Los Angeles. 16 LV. DVD Rental R40
In 7 to 5 a young writer (Anton Yelchin) begins an affair with an older woman (Bérénice Marlohe) from France whose open marriage to a diplomat (Lambert Wilson) dictates that they can meet only between the hours of 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. PG 12. DVD Rental R40
Between 8th Ave. and the Hudson River, the Irish mafia runs 20 blocks of a tough New York City neighborhood known as Hell’s Kitchen in The Kitchen. But for mob wives Kathy, Ruby and Claire, things are about to take a dramatic and radical turn. When the FBI sends their husbands to prison, the three women take business into their own hands by running the rackets and taking out the competition. With Melissa McCarthy, Tiffany Haddish and Elisabeth Moss. 16 LV. DVD Rental R40
In The Current War Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse — the greatest inventors of the industrial age — engage in a battle of technology and ideas that will determine whose electrical system will power the new century. Backed by J.P. Morgan, Edison (Benedict Cumberbatch) dazzles the world by lighting Manhattan. But Westinghouse (Michael Shannon), aided by Nikola Tesla, sees fatal flaws in Edison’s direct current design. Westinghouse and Tesla bet everything on risky and dangerous alternating current. 12 L. DVD Rental R40.
In Instructions Not Included, an irresponsible playboy must grow up quickly when a former lover gives him their daughter to raise — then leaves without a trace. Mexican comedy-drama film co-written, directed by, and starring Eugenio Derbez. In Spanish (English subtitles). 10 – 12 PGL. DVD Rental R40.
Reading of the murder of a Kansas family, New York City novelist Truman Capote (Philip Seymour Hoffman) decides to cover the story himself, and travels to the small town with his childhood friend, aspiring novelist Harper Lee (Catherine Keener) in Capote. When Perry Smith (Clifton Collins Jr.) and Dick Hickock (Mark Pellegrino) are arrested and charged, Capote forms an emotional bond with Smith during his jailhouse interviews despite the young criminal’s apparent guilt. Philip Seymour Hoffman won an Oscar for his critically acclaimed portrayal of the title character.13LV. DVD Rental R40
During an impromptu trip to Europe to mend a broken heart, math teacher Frank Tupelo (Johnny Depp) finds himself in an extraordinary situation when an alluring stranger, Elise (Angelina Jolie), places herself in his path in The Tourist. Their seemingly innocent flirtation turns into a dangerous game of cat and mouse while various people, who all think that Frank is Elise’s thieving paramour, Alexander Pearce, try to capture the pair. DVD Rental R40
Storm Boy is a tenderly retold tale about the healing bond between a lonely Australian boy and the orphaned pelicans he rescues and nurtures to adulthood. Storm Boy lives a lonely life with his reclusive father on a desolate coastline, but when he forms a close bond with a pelican, Mr. Percival, his life takes a new and unexpected turn. This Australian drama / family film is a beautiful and contemporary retelling of Colin Thiele’s classic Australian tale, the adaptation was directed by Shawn Seet and stars Geoffrey Rush and Jai Courtney. DVD Rental R40
1917 is a breathtaking, beautiful and unforgettable story well told and masterfully realised. It’s a soulful story relevant to the world we live in today, one that will live in your heart long after watching it. It tells the story of two young British soldiers at the height of the war, Lance Corporal Schofield (George Mackay) and Lance Corporal Blake (Dean-Charles Chapman) as they are given a seemingly impossible task. In a race against time, they must cross enemy territory to deliver a message that could potentially save 1,600 of their fellow soldiers—Blake’s own brother among them. In this immersive cinematic experience, Mendes thrusts the audience into the immediate peril and vast scale of World War I, witnessing the conflict in an urgent and propulsive way. The film won Best Picture at this year’s Oscars and BAFTA Film Awards. Read more. DVD Rental R40
In the captivating HBO drama The Wizard Of Lies, Bernie Madoff, an American stockbroker and investment adviser, finds himself in a world of trouble when his fraudulent ways catch up to him. Directed by Barry Levinson and written by Sam Levinson, Sam Baum, and John Burnham Schwartz, based on the non-fiction book of the same name by Diana B. Henriques. With Robert de Niro and Michelle Pfeiffer. Age Restriction – 16.DVD Rental R40.
Die Verhaal Van Racheltjie De Beer is geïnspireer deur die geliefde volksverhaal wat van geslag oorvertel word. Racheltjie, haar boetie en hul pa is op pad na die goudvelde om daar ‘n nuwe lewe te begin. Tydens hulle trek tel die De Beers teespoed op met hul ossewa en vind skuiling in die Oos-Vrystaat. Dis winter en soos die eerste donker sneeuwolke oor die Drakenberge aanrol, word hulle deur ‘n tragedie getref. A retelling of the tragic yet heart-warming folktale about a young girl who makes the ultimate sacrifice to save her brother’s life. In Afrikaans with English subtitles. Age restriction 13. Read more / DVD Rental R40
In Long Shot Fred Flarsky (Seth Rogen) is a gifted and free-spirited journalist with an affinity for trouble. Charlotte Field (Charlize Theron) is one of the most influential women in the world. Smart, sophisticated, and accomplished, she’s a powerhouse diplomat with a talent for… well, mostly everything. The two have nothing in common, except that she was his babysitter and childhood crush. When Fred unexpectedly reconnects with Charlotte, he charms her with his self-deprecating humor and his memories of her youthful idealism. As she prepares to make a run for the Presidency, Charlotte impulsively hires Fred as her speechwriter, much to the dismay of her trusted advisors. A fish out of water on Charlotte’s elite team, Fred is unprepared for her glamorous lifestyle in the limelight. However, sparks fly as their unmistakable chemistry leads to a round-the-world romance and a series of unexpected and dangerous incidents. Adults only. The film carries an age restriction of 18 DLPS. DVD Rental R40
A powerful reminder that in the midst of life’s storms, true hope can be found. Following the success of I Can Only Imagine , which broke through beyond audiences of faith to become a mainstream hit and became the most successful independent film of 2018, comes I Still Believe, an inspiring love story for the ages based on the real-life story of chart-topping singer Jeremy Camp.The true-life story of Christian music star Jeremy Camp and his journey of love and loss that looks to prove there is always hope. Starring KJ Apa, Britt Robertson, Shania Twain, Melissa Roxburgh, and Gary Sinise. Read more DVD Rental R40
This life-affirming A Street Cat Named Bob tells the moving and life-affirming true story of the unlikely friendship between a young homeless busker, James Bowen, and the stray ginger cat named Bob. Bob The Cat, the inspirational feline credited with saving the life of former addict James Bowen, died June 15, 2020, at the age of 14. Bowen, then a recovering addict, first met Bob in 2007 when he found him abandoned. They became a team nourishing each other, selling The Big Issue magazine on London streets. DVD Rental R40.
Academy Award-winners Matt Damon and Christian Bale star in Ford V Ferrari, the remarkable true story of the visionary American car designer Carroll Shelby (Damon) and the fearless British-born driver Ken Miles (Bale), who together battled corporate interference, the laws of physics, and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary race car for Ford Motor Company and take on the dominating race cars of Enzo Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in France in 1966. Read more. DVD Rental R40
Acclaimed writer and director Rian Johnson (Brick, Looper, Star Wars: The Last Jedi) pays tribute to mystery mastermind Agatha Christie in this Knives Out, a fun, modern-day murder mystery where everyone is a suspect. When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey (Christopher Plummer) is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc (Daniel Craig) is mysteriously enlisted to investigate. From Harlan’s dysfunctional family to his devoted staff, Blanc sifts through a web of red herrings and self-serving lies to uncover the truth behind Harlan’s untimely death. With an all-star ensemble cast including Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Jamie Lee Curtis, Toni Collette, Don Johnson, Michael Shannon, LaKeith Stanfield, Katherine Langford and Jaeden Martell, A witty and stylish whodunit guaranteed to keep audiences guessing until the very e
Career con man Roy (Ian McKellen) sets his sights on his latest mark: recently widowed Betty (Helen Mirren), worth millions. And he means to take it all. But as the two draw closer, what should have been another simple swindle takes on the ultimate stakes. Legendary actors Mirren and McKellen star together on screen for the first time in this suspenseful drama about the secrets people keep and the lies they live. DVD Rental R40.
SLEUTH tells of a wealthy writer of detective stories (Michael Caine), and an aspiring yet out-of-work actor (Jude Law) who is having an affair with the writer’s wife. The writer’s exquisitely modernized Georgian manor becomes the backdrop for a cat and mouse game that pits one creative mind against another. The aging writer matches wits with the struggling actor who has stolen his wife’s heart and lures him into a series of actions he has thoroughly planned to seek revenge on his unfaithful spouse. Directed by Kenneth Branagh, the screenplay is by Harold Pinter is an adaptation of Anthony Shaffer’s play, Sleuth. Rental R40.
in Broken Hill an Australian sheep rancher’s son (Luke Arnold) tries to move beyond his rural roots in the Outback to become a musician. DVD Rental R40 at Showroom.
In the classic Danish masterpiece BABETTE’S FEAST beautiful but pious sisters Martine (Birgitte Federspiel) and Philippa (Bodil Kjer) grow to spinsterhood under the wrathful eye of their strict pastor father on the forbidding and desolate coast of Jutland, until one day, Philippa’s former suitor sends a Parisian refugee named Babette (Stéphane Audran) to serve as the family cook. Babette’s lavish celebratory banquet tempts the family’s dwindling congregation, who abjure such fleshly pleasures as fine foods and wines. A classic Danish drama film directed by Gabriel Axel. The film’s screenplay was written by Axel based on the 1958 story by Isak Dinesen (Karen Blixen. Rental R40.