2 new movies you can’t miss in SA cinemas this weekend
Ten years after they first burst out in song on the big screen the cast of Mamma Mia are back in cinemas this weekend.
The sequel/prequel to the romantic comedy takes place five years after the events of the first movie. It goes back and forth in time to show how relationships forged in the past resonate in the present.
Also showing: A moving drama about a low-income African American family that gives viewers a glimpse of what the marginalised in society face.
Movie: Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again
Our rating: 3/5
Short review: Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again is an energetic follow-up to the 2008 smash hit and will be loved by anyone and everyone who is looking for a feel-good flick to feast on.
Movie: Life and Nothing More
Short review: Director Antonio Mendez Esparza foregoes conventional storytelling and film-making norms in his deeply moving drama about the everyday struggles of a low income African-American family.