Ster Kinekor at Sandton City have an awesome lineup of movies for you to enjoy this October. From girl-powered action films, to local comedies and even a little bit of Halloween terror, there is something for everyone. So the next time you visit Sandton City, take some time out of your shopping spree to catch a big screen blockbuster.
Moms and Dads, we are certain that you have had it with the likes of Peppa Pig and Ceebeebies. But, fear not because Dora and the Lost City of Gold follows a teenage Dora as she faces the tough challenge of moving to a new school. While her parents want nothing more than for her to be a ‘normal’ teen, Dora cannot resist the urge to go on a rampant adventure through the Amazon to find the ‘Lost City of Gold’. Bring the older kiddies to see this one.
A proudly South African rom-com, Zulu Wedding tackles tough subjects about culture and identity all under the hilarious blanket of a love story gone wrong. Lou meets the man of her dreams while working as a dancer in the US. However, as she prepares to introduce Mr Right to her family, she uncovers a disturbing family secret. She has been betrothed to a Zulu king since birth! How will Lou escape this awkward love triangle? Come and see Zulu Wedding at Ster Kinekor Sandton City to find out.
Another locally made flick, Blessers looks at the lighter side of blesser culture. Exploring the complications of family life and romantic relationships, Blessers features a stellar cast of South African talent. Littered with South African-isms and local humour, this film is a must-see for fans of homegrown cinema.
One of the most hotly-anticipated female-led action films of the year, Hustlers follows a crew of savvy and ruthless businesswomen. The cast is spearheaded by the uber-talented Jennifer Lopez and is based on the 2015 magazine article “The Hustlers at Scores” by Jessica Pressler which featured in New York Magazine. If you enjoy a little female screen empowerment masked by action and money making schemes, then this one is perfect for you.
Now, this is not strictly a Halloween horror, but Todd Phillips’ Joker is bound to give you a few chills down the spine. A physcological-thriller about the inevitable rise of Gotham’s greatest villain, Joker has been pegged as a 2020 Oscar contender. Lead actor, Joaquin Phoenix is also said to deliver a mind-blowing performance as the psychologically disturbed Arthur Fleck. Fans of the Batman comics and movies will definitely enjoy this one.
Quentin Tarantino’s 10th directorial blockbuster, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, meshes real life events with fictional characters in a beautiful medley of silver screen nostalgia. Tinged with a deep longing for the Hollywood of the 1950s, this film, which stars Leonardo Dicaprio and Brad Pitt, is set within the context of the Charles Manson Family murders. If you haven’t gotten around to seeing it, head out to Ster Kinekor Sandton City this weekend!
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