This Month's Latest Movie Releases At A Cinema Near You!

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A new month means there’s a bunch of brand-new movies to catch on the big screen. So, whether you’re looking for something to enjoy with the kids or something to have you sitting right on the very edge of your seat, there’s bound to be something for you. Here’s May 2021’s new movie releases.

Love Sarah

Date: 07 May 2021
Genre: Drama

If you're looking for something that's touching, inspiring, and just all-round delightful just in time for the Mother's Day weekend, then be sure not to miss Love Sarah this month. The movie is about a young woman who wishes to fulfill her late mother's dream of opening her very own bakery in the heart of Notting Hill in London. To make this dream a reality, she enlists the help of an old friend and her estranged grandmother.

Those Who Wish Me Dead

Date: 07 May 2021
Genre: Action Thriller

Angela Jolie is back on the big screen with her latest action thriller, Those Who Wish Me Dead, based on the 2014 novel by Michael Koryta. The movie follow Hannah Faber (Jolie), an expert smoke jumper, who is haunted by a past mission that went horribly wrong. She keeps watch at an isolated fire tower when she comes across Connor, a traumatised teenage murder witness, who is being stalked by two killers in the Montana wilderness. Together, Connor and Hannah are isolated in the wild, trapped between assassins and Mother Nature.

Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway

Date: 14 May 2021
Genre: Family/Animation

Looking for a fun-filled adventure to watch with the kids? Then be sure not to miss the second installment of Peter Rabbit: The Runaway! If you haven't seen the first movie yet, then be sure yo see that before you see this one. This time, the lovable rogue, Peter, is still up to his old tricks. Despite his efforts and how hard he tries, he can't seem to shake his mischievous reputation among the other rabbits. He soon ventures out of the garden and finds himself in a world where being mischief is appreciated and accepted. When his family notice that he hasn't come home, they go looking for him to bring him home. You can definitely expect plenty of chaotic antics in this adventure, too.

Barakat

Date: 14 May 2021
Genre: Drama

How about a local movie? Something Proudly South African? Then be sure not to miss Barakat, an Afrikaans movie based on the lives of a Muslim family, where they navigate their lives after the death of a father and husband. How does a family move on after the death of a father? This is the question at the heart of the Davids Family. Aisha Davids, the widowed matriarch for the family, aims to bring everyone together over Eid-al-Fitr to break the news about her new romance.

Spiral: From The Book of Saw

Date: 14 May 2021
Genre: Horror

Who's ready to play a game? If you enjoyed the Saw movie series, then you most definitely don't want to miss the ninth installment : Spiral: From The Book of Saw. This time, you'll find Chris Rock, Max Minghella, Marisol Nichols, and Samuel L. Jackson casting this movie. Detective Banks (Chris Rock) and his partner, investigate the grisly murders that are eerily reminiscent of the city's gruesome past. Entrapped in a deepening mystery, Banks finds himself at the centre of the killer's morbid game.

This Is Not A Burial, It’s A Resurrection

Date: 21 May 2021
Genre: Drama

This Is Not A Burial, It’s A Resurrection is based amongst the mountains of landlocked Lesotho. An 80-year-old widow ties up all of her loose ends and make arrangements for her passing. But when her village is threatened with forced resettlement due to the construction of a reservoir, she finds a new will to live. This ignites a collective spirit of defiance within her community against the resettlement and building of the reservoir. In the final moments of her life, her legend is made eternal.

Cruella

Date: 28 May 2021
Genre: Live Action

Are you a fan of the classic Disney film, 101 Dalmatians? Ever wondered how Cruella became so... cruel and evil? Then you most definitely don't want to miss the live-action feature film, Cruella, starring Emma Stone, following the evil exploits of a young Cruella de Vil. Set in the 70s amidst the punk rock revolution in London, a young grifter, Estella, is determined to make a name for herself in the fashion world with her designs. She befriends a pair of young thieves, and together, they build a life and reputation for themselves on the streets. One day, Estella’s flair for fashion attracts the attention of Baroness von Hellman, played by Oscar® winner, Emma Thompson. But, their relationship sets various events and revelations that will cause Estella to embrace her wicked side and become the raucous and revenge-bent, Cruella.

A Quiet Place Part 2

Date: 28 May 2021
Genre: Horror

For a movie that'll have you sitting right on the edge of your seat, be sure to catch the second installment of A Quiet Place. Following the previous events at home, the Abbott Family now face the terrors of the outside world. They're all forced to venture out into the unknown. They soon realise that the terrifying creatures that hunt by sound are not the only threats that lurk beyond the sand path. Get ready to jump right out of your seat!

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