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American Hustle: a review by Daniel Janks

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Reviewed by  Daniel Janks: actor, creative director, writer, cynic, father, husband. He was born in 1977 and has still not died. He loves many things, chief among which are his mythic wife and odd girl-child.  Visit his website.

Director David O. Russell
Writer David O. Russell
Cast Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper

AGE RESTRICTION: R

This is definitely a date night film, rather than a Sunday night family flik. Leave-o the kids at home-o!

Bottom Line

This is a surprising movie. And it isn’t. It isn’t surprising in how good it is. One isn’t surprised by a good David O. Russell film. This is the man behind Silver Linings Playbook, The Fighter, Three Kings, I Heart Huckabees and more. His films are great. They’re gritty, real and highly enthralling and entertaining to boot. And one isn’t surprised by great performances delivered by Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper, Jeremy Renner or Jennifer Lawrence, some of the most exciting actors working in Hollywood today. And of course one isn’t surprised by enjoying a con movie. Who doesn’t like con movies? None of this is surprising, but the film still manages to surprise.

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American Hustle tells the true-ish story of Irving Rosenfeld, a fat, balding, not very charming con man who manages to cause one of the most infamous scandals in American history. He, and his partner the sultry British seductress Sydney Prosser, become undercover FBI snitches who take the decidedly and deliciously weird, Special Agent Richie DiMasso, on a roller coaster ride trying to catch Carmine Polito, the almost honest Mayor of Atlantic City. Along the way they nab the largest collection of crooked US Congressmen in US criminal justice history.

Acting

As we’ve already ascertained no-one is surprised when great actors deliver great performances. But where the film did surprise me, is in the nature of the performances. Each and every key character is portrayed with a kind of hyper real frenetic fervour that is decidedly un-hollywood and both deeply unnerving and intricately fascinating.

David O. Russell has had a very diverse career. He dabbled in war action/comedy/dramas, intense character driven explorations of human nature, quirky romantic comedy/dramas and madcap off-the-wall ensemble comedies. In American Hustle he seems to try and mix all of them together. And he kinda manages it.

The result is a collection of performances that may, on the surface, seem more at home in Silver Linings Playbook than The Fighter. But once you allow the crazy to seep out of the acting and into the story, you quickly find yourself very at home in a world slightly off-kilter.

Everyone, bar none, is brilliant, but for me the standout performances belong to Silver Linings stars Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence, who are both breathtaking.

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I’m a huge David O. Russell fan. He’s been pretty good at flying under the radar in terms of Hollywood hype, but I can’t imagine that that’s going to be possible for long. His films are gritty and real and also magically bizarre and different. They are paced fantastically and twist and turn surprisingly. His characters are fascinating and his stories enthralling. He is that most rare and precious thing in Hollywood. He is a unique voice. But he manages to be unique without jumping off the mainstream cliff and drowning in the sea of art-house obscurity below.

So

See it. Definitely see it. But don’t go expecting a Scorsese thriller. American Hustle is much more dynamic than that.

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Ride Along is Hilarious!

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Universal’s new comedy release, Ride Along is well worth seeing if you are looking for a good laugh!

Ben Barber, (played by Kevin Hart) is a school security guard and he is in love with the gorgeous Angela Payton (played by Tika Sumpter).  His dream is to join the Atlanta Police Department, and he is over the moon when he is accepted as a trainee.  He also plans to marry Angela, but he needs the approval of her older brother, James, (played by Ice Cube),  who is a detective with the Atlanta PD.Unknown

James is not easily impressed and decides to take Ben with him on a 24 hour patrol,  so Ben can prove himself to be a worthy husband for Angela. James decides to have some fun with the fast talking Ben,  and secretly asks control to give him all the petty crime cases, and leads Ben into some difficult, but hilarious situations.  Just when it looks like Ben isn’t going to “make the grade”,  the two pick up some valuable clues which lead to the closure of a drug related case that James has been working on for three years.  Together they bring down the elusive, Omar (played by Laurance Fishburne), and Ben “earns his stripes” with James.

Kevin Hart and Ice Cube complement each other perfectly, and the result is some extremely funny scenes.  I guarantee you will come out of this movie chuckling.

The movie was directed by Tim Story, and releases on Friday, 21 February at theatres, countrywide, and is classified 13 LV.

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Movie Review: Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs 2

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Reviewer  Daniel Janks: actor, creative director, writer, cynic, father, husband. He was born in 1977 and has still not died. He loves many things, chief among which are his mythic wife and odd girl-child.  Visit his website.

Director : Cody Cameron, Kris Pearn
Writer : Judi Barrett, Ron Barrett
Cast :  Bill Hader, Anna Faris, Will Forte

AGE RATING: PG
Take the kiddies, they’ll love it.

Bottom Line

I loved Cloudy with a chance of Meatballs 1, who wouldn’t. The second iteration is very good, but not in the same league as the first. The film is funny and wacky and weird and charming and cute and just as off the wall as the first, but it seemed to me to be a little lazy, placing much of it’s humour and charm in the realm of pun and slapstick, rather than wit and farce.

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Picking up directly where the first film ends, Flint Lockwood has just saved the world from his invention the Flint Lockwood Diatonic Super Mutating Dynamic Food Replicator, or FLDSMDFR. He’s swept up by his boyhood hero Chester V and goes to work at Live Corp to become an inventor and general make-the-world-a-better-place-er. But all is not kosher in the world and Chester V is not what he appears. Flint soon finds out that the FLDSMDFR hasn’t been destroyed but is still alive and has been hard at work turning Swallow Falls into a land-that-time-forgot-esque island of wonder populated by strange and wondrous food animals, or foodimals, like the: Wild Scalions and the Apple Pie-thon, the Sasquash and Peanut Butter and Jellyfish, the Shrimpanzee and the Watermelophant. So, Flint and his band of merry misanthropes journey back home to stop his most dangerous invention. But all is not as it seems in cuckoo land.

Acting

Being an animated film it’s hard to talk about the acting. The voice performances are great, the cast perfectly grasps and communicates the film’s intense focus on wacky and weird. They are believable and funny and mostly perfectly unmemorable. What is more memorable is the unusual animation style of the film. The characters are as crazily created and rendered as the world is wacky and weird. It’s a fresh style that makes for a welcome departure from the now quite familiar styles of more run of the mill animated features. However, unlike the first film, this one fails to move. Somehow CWACOM 1 was weird and wacky AND moving and heartfelt and, despite my trepidation, really grabbed me and sucked me in. I think it’s more the script than the delivery or the animation, but CWACOM II just doesn’t manage it.

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The film flows nicely, it moves fast and is exciting and interesting. It’s funny and full of beans (there are actual beans in the film) and it hits all the right notes at all the right moments. But for all that it seemed a little one-dimensional to me. So many animated features manage to exist in that multi-dimensional space, where they’re great for kids and, on another level, great for biggies too. This one doesn’t have the sophistication for that multi-dimensionality.

So

Take the kids. They’ll love it and you’ll laugh and have a good time. But I think you may enjoy how much the kids are enjoying it even more than you’ll enjoy the film itself.

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If you are looking for some excitement, go and see Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit

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Review by Joy Dembo, married with a 21 yr old son, 29 yr old daughter &  a 9  mnth old grandson. Recruitment Response Handling Consultant and Freelance Copywriter, vegetarian and animal lover. Visit her blog.

This original Jack Ryan movie is a fast paced, action thriller, which is based on Tom Clancey’s character, but not related to any of the other Jack Ryan novel adaptations. In fact, the film has been dedicated to Tom Clancy, who passed away in 2013.

Jack Ryan, played by the gorgeous Chris Pine, is a promising Economics student in 2001.  After 9/11 he decides to quit his studies and enlist in the Marine Corps.  He is sent on a mission to Afghanistan, where he is badly injured when his helicopter is attacked and crashes.

He goes into rehab to learn how to walk again, and meets Dr Cathy Muller (played by Keira Knightley) The two of them hit it off and later get engaged.  Being a former Economics student, the CIA encourages him to complete his PhD and work undercover for them, identifying suspicious financial transactions which might indicate terrorist activity.MV5BMTY2MDkxNzYwNl5BMl5BanBnXkFtZTgwOTM2MjE5MDE@._V1_SX640_SY720_

Some years later, Ryan is a successful Wall Street Compliance Officer, and discovers irregularities in market reaction to the Russian Federation losing a vote in the United Nations. Billions of Dollars controlled by Russian organizations are unaccounted for, and he can’t access any information relating to the missing money.  Ryan feels that the US economy is under threat and his superiors in the CIA decide that he should visit Moscow to investigate the activities of Vicktor Cheverin (played by Kenneth Branagh) and a group of Russian politicians who they believe are planning a terrorist attack on the US. His employer does business with Cheverin and, he is able to convince the brokerage that he needs to go to Moscow to audit Cheverin’s activities, thus ensuring that his cover is not compromised.

From the moment he gets there, there is not one dull moment, as an assassin, posing as a body guard tries to kill him!  Working hand in hand with the CIA’s Thomas Harper, (played by Kevin Costner), and using his former marine training, Ryan and Cheverin  play a dangerous game of cat and mouse, trying to outwit one another.  When Ryan’s fiancé arrives unexpectedly in Moscow she gets drawn into the fray as well, and the results make for absolutely nail biting entrainment.

The movie was directed by Kenneth Branagh and produced by Lorenzo di Bonaventura, Mace Neufield and David Barron, and was released through Paramount.

The movie was released on 17 January at cinemas countrywide and will provide great family entertainment for the adults and teens.

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Movie review: Emperor

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Director Peter Webber
Writer Vera Blasi
Cast  Matthew Fox, Colin Moy, Tommy Lee Jones

AGE RATING: PG 13

This isn’t a film for the littlies. It’s not going to give them sleepless night, but they won’t get the plot, and they won’t enjoy the meandering narrative. Rather leave them at home and enjoy a night out with adult company.

Bottom Line

Emperor is a good film. It taught me a lot about what post World War II Japan was like, a subject which I knew little about and which has hardly been explored by Hollywood. It has solid performances, an interesting story and a fascinating premise. Yet, despite all these promising ingredients it failed to move me.

Plot

The movie tells the true story of General Bonner Fellers’ mission to decide the Emperor of Japan’s guilt or innocence in the perpetration of war crimes during World War II. What follows is a journey through the quagmire of honour, politics and shame that permeates both Japan and the devastated psyche of Gen Fellers himself.emperor-movie-feb-2013-2

Acting

The film is permeated with wonderful performances. Tommy Lee Jones delivers a delightful portrait of General Douglas MacArthur, and there are a number of delicate and nuanced cameos from the Japanese cast. Specifically noteworthy are Toshiyuki Nishida as Japanese General Kajima and Takatarô Kataoka as Emperor Hirohito. Mathew Fox takes the leads as General Fellers and delivers his usual intense and introspective performance. What worked well in the fairly shallow, short-form TV series Lost, struggles to sustain itself in the more in-depth long-form medium of film. His performance is good, but after a while seems a bit unrelentingly intense.

Directing

The film is well, if a bit oddly, directed. It progresses at a quite slow and steady pace, which I like, but which is quite unusual for a Hollywood movie. The pacing and rhythm of the piece definitely positions it as an art house film rather than a mainstream one. It give the film a rather bleak and morbid feel, which is very appropriate, and which is used to very good effect.

So

This is a good film. It’s a bit obscure at times and it’s definitely not for you if you only like high-paced action film, but it’s a good, interesting film.

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Movie review: Mandela, Long Walk to Freedom – 4/5

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Director: Justin Chadwick
Writer:  William Nicholson
Cast : Idris Elba, Naomie Harris, Terry Pheto

It’s not often that a movie comes along that I think it’s important to take your children to, but one has arrived. And your children need to see it.

Bottom Line

Mandela, Long Walk to Freedom is the most excellent South African Film we’ve ever produced. Now people may argue that the film isn’t South African, after all it is directed by Justin Chadwick, written by William Nicholson, shot by Lol Crawley, and of course stars Idris Elba, all of whom are Brittish. But, to my mind, the film is undoubtedly South African. Not only was it produced by Anant Singh, a well known South African film producer, but is a South African project from start to finish. The project was born here, struggled to life here for close on 20 years, and came to fruition here, under the constant and vigilant care of many many people, some of whom were not South Africans, but most of whom were.

The film is excellent: it is finely written, delicately directed, superbly performed. It is a very fine film, moving in parts, fascinating in parts, compelling in parts. As the sum of its parts it is a very good movie, but in part it is also too large a film for its own good.

Plot

It seems almost needless to say, but Mandela, Long Walk to Freedom tells the story of fid13124the life of the Father of the New South Africa, Nelson Mandela. We follow his slow introduction to politics as a young lawyer, his rise to the leadership of the ANC and of Umkhonto We Sizwe, his arrest and incarceration, and his eventual release and election as South Africa’s first democratically elected president. We meet his co-conspirators, his family, his friends, his enemies and his allies. We walk the long path beside him and see a country born from many people’s struggle, and one man’s amazing capacity to forgive. The film spans five decades and covers a lot of ground. And herein lies the only rub.

The film tells too much story, and delivers too little detail. Moments that must have been tumultuous are glossed over, decisions that must have been hard-come-to seem almost flippant, and connections that must have run as deep and true as mine shafts are given too little time to take root in the audience’s mind and the film’s narrative. And while the film as a whole is superb, too many moments left me feeling desperate for more.

Acting

The acting is almost universally fantastic. Idris Elba, easily one of the finest actors of our time, delivers a subtle but starkly powerful performance. His Mandela is charming, witty, brilliant and fascinating. His portrayal of a man in a time and place all too ready to crush men, is deeply moving, yet delivered with such economy of performance and understated self awareness that it takes one’s breath away. Elba’s attention to detail in the capturing of Mandela’s very distinctive physical and vocal attributes is masterful and puts fully to shame the efforts that have come before it.

The supporting cast arrayed around him are also deeply watchable. From fellow British actor Naomi Harris to the otherwise fully South African cast, each and every character is beautifully formed and delicately delivered.

Directing

Justin Chadwick does a very good job handling the performances and nitty gritty details of what is often a complicated narrative. The pace of the film is well moderated with the narrative slowing down somewhat when necessary and moving steadily when the plot allows. The key characters, Mandela and Winnie, are portrayed in great depth and the harrowing story of Madiba’s life is told unflinchingly and is moving and meaningful.

So

You must see this film. It is an important story, told very well. It will prove to be a landmark film for South Africa and deserves a watch on the big screen. Go.

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R.I.P.D – Rest in Peace Department – a clever 3D Supernatural Comedy.

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Review by Joy Dembo, married with a 21 yr old son, 29 yr old daughter &  a 9  mnth old grandson. Recruitment Response Handling Consultant and Freelance Copywriter, vegetarian and animal lover. Visit her blog.

My first impression of RIPD was that it was a “Men in Black” wannabe movie.  Although it doesn’t feature aliens, as such, the department exists in the afterlife and employs deceased police officers to locate and capture spirits known as “Deados”, ie people who have died but have not crossed over, and keep returning to Earth as mischievous and malevolent ghosts, with the ability to transform themselves into scary spectres.

The movie begins with Boston police detective Nick Walker (Played by the gorgeous Ryan Reynolds) burying his share of “dirty gold” that he and his partner, Bobby Hayes, (played by Kevin Bacon) have stolen during a drug bust.  Nick knows that what he has done is wrong but believes he can justify it as he has taken the gold to ensure a better future for himself and his family.  But his conscience gets the better of him and he decides to return the gold. Hayes cannot allow this and murders his partner during a raid, making it look like he was killed in a shootout with criminals.

Nick finds himself hurtling through a vortex towards a bright light, but during his journey he is yanked into the office of R.I.P.D._PosterMildred Proctor, (played by the sexy Mary-Louise Parker) the Boston director of the RIPD. Mildred encourages Nick to join the department by telling him it would be in his interests and might help him avoid a negative final judgment.

His new partner is Roy Pulsipher, (brilliantly played by Jeff Bridges) a hilarious and gregarious ex US Marshall who lived in the 18th Century.

The two return to earth and whilst attending his own funeral, Nick discovers that RIPD Officers are not seen by the living in their original bodies, and to his dismay he has been assigned the body of an old Chinese man, whereas Roy is a sexy blonde!

The partners uncover a plot to reverse the tunnel that transports the dead to the afterlife, and have very little time to stop dead people raining down on earth and causing havoc. They also discover that Hayes is part of this plot and that he is actually a Deado himself.

RIPD is a hilarious adventure which provides a great opportunity to escape from reality and enjoy the nonsensical humour and fun. Add the third dimension, and marvel at the mind-blowing special effects.

Teens and adults will thoroughly enjoy this wonderful new Universal release, featuring a star studded cast, performing at their best!

The film was directed by Robert Schwentke and based on the comic book written by Peter M. Lenkov.

The movie releases on Friday, 04 October at cinemas countrywide and has been classified 10 LVH.

Grab your 3D glasses and enjoy the ride!

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Nothing for Mahala is an awesome SA movie!

Joy DemboReview by Joy Dembo, married with a 21 yr old son, 29 yr old daughter &  a 9  mnth old grandson. Recruitment Response Handling Consultant and Freelance Copywriter, vegetarian and animal lover. Visit her blog.

Nothing for Mahala is one of the best movies I have seen this year.  I honestly cannot see anyone not enjoying this hilarious and heartwarming local comedy.

It’s the story of Axe Gumede (Played by Thapelo Mokoena), who is a great example of a Yuppie, or so he would like to think.  He works for a property broking company in Johannesburg and definitely has the gift of the gab. He has an upmarket apartment (albeit sans furniture), a flashy Merc sports car, wears designer clothes and for all intents and purposes has made it!

So, what is Axe’s problem?

Axe is living way beyond his means and is heavily in debt!

He is being pursued by a debt collector (Played by Desmond Dube) and his sidekick (Played by Casper de Vries) And although the results are hysterically funny, Axe finds himself in hot water with the law, whilst trying to evade them, and is sentenced to 200 hours of community service, to be served at an old folks home.

He thinks its going to be a breeze, until he meets the gorgeous, but no nonsense Reneilwe, (played by Mmabatho Monthsho) who makes it abundantly clear that things nothing for Mahalawill be done her way, or she will not give him credit for any of the hours worked. In addition, Axe makes the dubious acquaintance of a grumpy old man named Hendrik (played by Marius Weyers) who makes it his mission to annoy Axe as much as possible.  However, through circumstances.  the two become unlikely buddies and end up helping one another in the most unexpected ways.

To complicate matters, Axe’s ruthless boss (played by Jamie Bartlett) is hounding him to close a deal that is rapidly going sour, with wealthy businessman, Mr Molefe (played by Kenneth Nkosi),  in order to secure a partnership at the firm.  And, he is in competition with the wily, butt licking, great looking Pule (played by Shoki Mokgapa) for the position.  Her mission is to show Axe up for the scum bag she thinks he is, and this makes for some hilarious scenes.

Add a mixed bag of lovable and very entertaining residents at the home, none of whom are playing with a completely full deck, and you have a really awesome movie!

Love, sadness and some bitter sweet life lessons revolving around the theme that there are more important things than money, status and possessions, all combine to make this a “must see” show.

The movie was written by Darrel Bristow-Bovey, directed by Rolie Nikiwe, and produced by Ronnie Apteker.

I think the humour will fly over the heads of the little ones but teens and adults will love the movie.

This much talked about movie releases on Friday, 04 October 2013 at cinemas countrywide.

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Felix: a feel-good, musical, magical family movie

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Reviewed by  Tiffany Markmancopywriter, editor and mom to an almost-three-year-old, who tries to balance her workaholism with cuddles, books, caffeine & reining in her intrinsic kugelry. Follow her on twitter.

So, Felix. NOT what I expected.

I’ll give you my initial take, my subsequent opinion and then my review. Deal?

The story

Felix Xaba (Hlayani Junior Mabasa) is 13. His mom’s a domestic worker and he lives in a township, but he wins a scholarship to a larney private school where he sticks out like a raisin in mielie-pap because of his thick accent and lime-green school bag.

With a red pennywhistle glued to his lips, Felix dreams of being a famous saxophonist like his late dad, but his mother Lindiwe (the exquisite Linda Sokhulu) forbids it. So, while battling school bullies and making a motley crew of unlikely friends, Felix enlists the help of two of his dad’s old cronies (renowned SA muso Thapelo Mofokeng and actor Royston Stoffels) to prepare for the school jazz concert.

The assumptions

Sounds simplistic, right? Like a local Billy Elliott. The usual cutesy coming-of-age stuff,

right? With a dose of the traditional SA film themes and a happy ending.

Yes. And yes.

The reality

Buuut, there’s a bit more to it than that…

1. Like the music, which blew me away. Murray Anderson, the composer, explains, “It’s not just incidental in the background or about adding a layer of emotion. The actors are actually playing instruments on screen.” What’s more, Anderson composed over 40 pieces of original African jazz for Felix. And it’s lekker.

2. Like the young cast, who are almost all superlative actors. Especially Felix’s two younger siblings, Wiseman and Zanele (Elvis Mahomba and Okwethu Banisi), who steal the show with some of the best comedy timing I’ve seen on-screen.

3. Like the messages: the usual haves/have-nots themes, expressed in such real ways that they hit home. Watch out for some funny scenes with Minister Somebody, to whom Mr and Mrs White Privilege shamelessly suck up.

4. Oh, oh, oh – the cinematography. This film is magnificently shot by talented and award-winning DOP Natalie Haarhoff. Truly: each scene is a work of art.

5. Finally, Felix has won five different film awards that I know of, from the film festivals of Durban and London to those of Vancouver and Hamburg.

This film isn’t perfect. I didn’t lurve the script, which is a bit trite in parts. There are also a few strange elements; for instance, Lindiwe is very strict for the first 100 minutes – turfing her young son out of the house for disobeying her – and absolute weepy mush for the last 10. And one or two of the actors are a bit wooden.

But YOUR KIDS WILL LOVE IT. Serious. It’s such a treat to be able to recommend a film that is local, relevant and feel-good, and one you can discuss at the dinner table.

My advice? Take all littlies aged 5 and up. Or, go without them. Book now. It’s lovely.

Source: www.felixthemovie.com, © Shelley Christians

Source: www.felixthemovie.com, © Shelley Christians

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World War Z is “ultra-mega-super” entertaining!!!

Joy DemboReview by Joy Dembomarried with a 21 yr old son, 29 yr old daughter &  a 9  mnth old grandson. Recruitment Response Handling Consultant and Freelance Copywriter, vegetarian and animal lover. Visit her blog.

World War Z is one of the best movies you are going to see this year!  And, yes, I highly recommend that you see it!

It’s not just another Zombie movie, it’s not just another apocalyptic film, and it’s definitely not a horror movie! It could fall into the sci-fi genre, but whatever you want to classify it as, I have to classify it  9 out of 10, because it is that good.

Based on the novel of the same name, written by Max Brooks,  the movie was directed by Marc Foster, and distributed by Paramount Pictures.

Gerry Lane (played by Brad Pitt) is a retired United Nations investigator who is enjoying spending time with his family, when a weird zombie epidemic strikes Philadelphia whist they are stuck in traffic.  Mayhem and Chaos ensue as more and more people are attacked by the Zombies and the infestation spreads, increasing the Zombie population.

Gerry and his wife Karin (played by Mireille Enos) and their daughters,  eventually escape the city, and Gerry gets a call from a old friend and work colleague, Thierry imagesUmutoni (Brilliantly played by South Africa’s own Fana Mokoena), telling him that he is sending a helicopter to rescue him and his family, and take them to a US Navy Vessel, docked off the coast of New York City.

On board Gerry is asked to assist a team of scientists and virologists find the source of the virus that caused the outbreak, so they can start working on a vaccine. Gerry is reluctant but knows this is the only way to keep his family safe and sound on board the ship.

The team sets out for a military base in Korea where the virus is believed to have originated.  From there the action moves to Jerusalem, where it is believed the Mossad has established a Zombie free city behind high walls.  Phew! So much action ensues, but Gerry and an Israeli soldier named Segen (Played by Daniella Kertesz), finally escape and work together to find the elusive cure for the Zombie pandemic, eventually finding their way to Cardiff in Wales…

You want to know what happens?  Of course you do!  So, go and see the movie, which releases tomorrow, Friday, 19 July 2013, and all will be revealed!

This a mammoth adventure, spanning the globe and featuring scenes the likes of which you have never seen before!  Brilliantly filmed and acted, WWZ is going to be hailed as one of the classic movies of our time.

And, you will be oh so proud of Fana Mokoena!

Not for the little ones, but adults and teens will love this one.

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