Movies: Indulge in some dinosaurs on the big screen (June 12)

The following movies will hit the big screen this Friday, June 12.

Jurassic World


Starring: Bryce Dallas Howard, Judy Greer, Chris Pratt, Jake Johnson, Vincent D’Onofrio, Lauren Lapkus and Omar Sy.

Claire is one of a team of scientists who have created a genetically modified new type of dinosaur for Jurassic World, a fully functioning dinosaur theme park as originally envisioned by John Hammond. However, not everyone agrees that this is a good idea. Owen, who works at the theme park, soon finds out his misgivings were correct and he has to evacuate the island before the thousands of visitors are hurt or killed.


Thriller, Action

Starring: Salma Hayek, Jennifer Blanc, Hiroyuki Watanabe, Laura Cepeda, Togo Igawa

Everly, a woman forced erstwhile into prostitution by a human-trafficking gang, finds herself holed up in her apartment and staving off wave after wave of murderous assassins dispatched by her mob-boss ex. This is after he discovers that she has been informing the police, in a bid to bring down his criminal organisation.



Starring: Chris de Clerq, Deanre Reiners, Candice Weber, Elzette Maarschalk

It’s the year 1981. Young matrics are being recruited for military service to help fight the “Communist Threat”. Paul is one of these young conscripts. The story of Seun begins when Paul returns to the farm for his December holiday, after his matric exam. He knows he will have to enrol for army duty in the New Year, and he makes the decision to make the best of his holiday. Before long he is called to the border and is injured in the crossfire, leaving him paralysed from the neck down. Paul returns to the farm, and his journey begins to pick up the pieces and to face the people who are confronted with him being bedridden, begins.

The Riot Club


Starring: Tom Hollander, Max Irons, Holliday Grainger, Natalie Dormer, Douglas Booth, Jessica Brown

Oxford students Miles and rich kid Alastair are invited to join the Riot Club, an exclusive group of young men of privilege who enjoy whatever they can get away with. However, their debauched lifestyle begins to spiral out of control when a terrible crime is committed, forcing the boys to wonder if the others in the club are as trustworthy as they claim.

5 to 7

Romance, Comedy

Starring: Glenn Close, Anton Yelchin, Olivia Thirlby, Frank Langella, Berenice Marlohe, Eric Stoltz

Writer Brian falls for French diplomat’s wife Arielle, and they begin an affair. The arrangement has one stipulation though – insisted upon by Arielle: they can meet only between the hours of 5pm and 7pm.

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