What you can watch at the Labia Theatre in the week ahead

The Labia Theatre is the oldest independent cinema in South Africa, and it sits in the heart of our city. The theatre gives you an authentic movie-watching experience and offers both new and popular movies, as well as small independent films. A great thing to note about the Labia Theatre is that they have a generator, so screenings are not... Read more → The post What you can watch at the Labia Theatre in the week ahead appeared first on CapeTown ETC.

What you can watch at the Labia Theatre in the week ahead

The Labia Theatre is the oldest independent cinema in South Africa, and it sits in the heart of our city. The theatre gives you an authentic movie-watching experience and offers both new and popular movies, as well as small independent films.

A great thing to note about the Labia Theatre is that they have a generator, so screenings are not affected by loadshedding.

Here is what you can go watch at the theatre this week, 13 January to 19 January:

Marcel the Shell With Shoes on

Critically acclaimed with multiple awards and nominations, this live-action stop-motion animated mockumentary comedy-drama film is about Marcel, an adorable little shell, who lives with his grandmother. Once part of a vibrant community of shells, they now live alone as the sole survivors of a mysterious tragedy. However, a documentary filmmaker discovers them, and the short film he posts online brings Marcel millions of passionate fans and a new hope of finding his long-lost family.

A hilarious and heartwarming story about finding a connection in the smallest of corners.

Watch the trailer here:

Avatar: The Way of Water

Return to Pandora in the Movie Event of a Generation.

Set more than a decade after the events of the first film, Avatar ( 2009), this epic sci-fi action adventure returns to the planet of Pandora and finds that Jake Sully and Ney’tiri have formed a family and are striving to stay together. When an ancient threat resurfaces, Jake and the army of the Na’vi race must protect their planet and fight a difficult war against the humans.

Watch the trailer here:

The Nutcracker Ballet

Join Clara at a delightful Christmas party that becomes a magical adventure and discover the enchantment of ballet with this festive treat for the whole family.

Marvel at the brilliance of Tchaikovsky’s score as Clara and her enchanted Nutcracker fight the Mouse King and visit the Sugar Plum Fairy and her Prince in the glittering Kingdom of Sweets.

Peter Wright’s much-loved production, with gorgeous period designs by Julia Trevelyan Oman, stays true to the spirit of this holiday ballet classic, combining the excitement of a fairy tale with spectacular classical dancing.

I Wanna Dance With Somebody

From the writer of Bohemian Rhapsody.

Celebrate the extraordinary life behind the legendary voice in this triumphant biopic about Whitney Houston. Discovered by record executive Clive Davis, Whitney rose to fame in the 1980s to become one of the greatest singers of her generation.

Joyous, emotional and heartbreaking: the story of the life of the woman behind the voice and her journey from obscurity to musical superstardom.

Watch the trailer here:

Triangle of Sadness

This darkly comedic film is an incisive satire of social class prejudices and gender-based power dynamics and is about a cruise for the super-rich, which goes horribly wrong. A fashion model celebrity couple are among the survivors marooned on an island.

Watch the trailer here:


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Shotgun Wedding

The guests have arrived, but not everyone RSVP’d.

In this action-packed romantic comedy, a couple’s extravagant destination wedding is hijacked by criminals. In the process of trying to save their families, the couple rediscovers why they fell in love in the first place. ‘”Till Death Do Us Part” takes on a whole new meaning in this hilarious, adrenaline-fuelled adventure as they must save their loved ones – if they don’t kill each other first.

Watch the trailer here:

Mrs Harris Goes to Paris

Based on the beloved novel by Paul Gallico, the bubbly feel-good comedy-drama is the charming story of a widowed cleaning lady in 1950s London who falls madly in love with a haute couture Dior dress and decides that she must have one of her own. In pursuit of her dream, she embarks on an adventure to Paris. This will not only change her own outlook, but the very future of the House of Dior.

Watch the trailer here:

Everything Everywhere All at Once

Universally acclaimed, the hilarious and big-hearted sci-fi comedy-action film is about a Chinese-American woman who becomes an unlikely hero in her fight against bizarre and bewildering dangers from the multiverse, as the fate of the world hangs in the balance.

Watch the trailer here:

The Fablemans

The critically acclaimed and award-winning coming-of-age drama is loosely based on Spielberg’s adolescence in post-World War II Arizona. It tells the story of a young man who, after discovering a shattering family secret, explores how the power of movies can help one see the truth.

Watch the trailer here:

The Menu

In this dark comedy-horror thriller, a young couple visits an exclusive destination restaurant on a remote island, where the acclaimed chef has prepared a lavish menu, along with some shocking surprises.

Watch the trailer here:

M3gan

She’s more than just a toy. She’s part of the family. From the most prolific minds in horror comes a fresh new face in terror .

M3gan, in this highly anticipated Sci-fi horror thriller, is a marvel of artificial intelligence, a life-like doll programmed to be a child’s greatest companion and a parent’s trusted ally. The decision of pairing M3gan with an orphaned 8-year-old girl leads to unimaginable consequences.

Watch the trailer here:

Moonage Daydream

A cinematic experience from acclaimed filmmaker, Brett Morgen (Kurt Cobain : Montage of Heck) with music by David Bowie.

From the visionary filmmaker, and sanctioned by the Bowie estate, comes this cinematic odyssey exploring David Bowie’s creative and musical journey.

The documentary film uses previously unreleased footage from Bowie’s personal archives , including live concert footage.

Watch the trailer here:

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