Set in the Holy Land in the first century C.E., a young woman leaves her small fishing village and traditional family behind to join a radical new social movement. At its head is a charismatic leader, Jesus of Nazareth (Joaquin Phoenix), who promises that the world is changing. Mary (Rooney Mara) is searching for a new way of living, and an authenticity that is denied her by the rigid hierarchies of the day. As the notoriety of the group spread and more are drawn to follow Jesus’ inspirational message, Mary’s spiritual journey places her at the heart of a story that will lead to the capital city of Jerusalem, where she must confront the reality of Jesus’ destiny and her own place within it. The film carries an age restriction of 10 – 12 PGV. Running Time 116 mins. Tickets R35 at the door.
Last Days In The Desert
An imagined chapter from Jesus’ forty days of fasting and praying in the desert. As he wanders in the desert on his way out of the wilderness, Jesus Christ (Ewan McGregor) tangles with Satan (also McGregor) for the souls of a nomad and his family. The film carries an age restriction of 7 – 9 PGNV and has a running time of 95 mins. Tickets are R35 at the door.
The Ottoman Lieutenant
A sumptuous romantic-drama about a beautiful, strong-willed woman (Hera Hilmar), who, frustrated by ongoing injustice at home, leaves the United States after meeting Jude, an American doctor (Josh Hartnett) who runs a remote medical mission within the Ottoman Empire – a world both exotic and dangerous, and on the brink of what is about to become the first World War. There, she finds her loyalty to Jude and the mission’s founder, (Ben Kingsley) tested when she falls in love with a lieutenant in the Ottoman Imperial Army (Michiel Huisman). Now, with invading army forces at their doorstep, and the world about to plunge into all-out war, she must decide if she wants to be what other people want her to be, or to be herself. The film carries an age restriction of 13 SV and has a running time of 106 mins. Tickets are R35 at the door.
Ralph Breaks The Internet
Video game bad guy Ralph and fellow misfit Vanellope von Schweetz must risk it all by traveling to the World Wide Web in search of a replacement part to save Vanellope’s video game, “Sugar Rush.” In way over their heads, Ralph and Vanellope rely on the citizens of the internet — the netizens — to help navigate their way, including an entrepreneur named Yesss, who is the head algorithm and the heart and soul of trend-making site BuzzzTube. This animated adventure carries an age restriction of PG HLV and has a running time of 112 mins. Tickets are R25 at the door. Read more about the film
The film traces the meteoric rise of the band through their iconic songs and revolutionary sound. They reach unparalleled success, but in an unexpected turn Freddie, surrounded by darker influences, shuns Queen in pursuit of his solo career. Having suffered greatly without the collaboration of Queen, Freddie manages to reunite with his bandmates just in time for Live Aid. While bravely facing a recent AIDS diagnosis, Freddie leads the band in one of the greatest performances in the history of rock music. Queen cements a legacy that continues to inspire outsiders, dreamers and music lovers to this day. The film carries an age restriction of 13 DL and has a running time of 129 mins. Tickets are R35 at the door. Read more about the film