Angelina Jolie and Michelle Pfeiffer battle it out in cinemas this weekend

Cape Town – Well, well. Angelina Jolie is back in cinemas as the horned fairy this weekend.

In the sequel Maleficent: Mistress of Evil a formidable queen causes a rift between Maleficent (Jolie) and Princess Aurora (Elle Fanning). Together, they must face new allies and enemies in a bid to protect the magical lands which they share.

Also showing: A post-post-apocalyptic drama in which a plague has wiped out the world's female population, and the retelling of a celebrated Afrikaans folk tale.

HERE ARE THE 3 NEW FILMS RELEASING IN SA:

Movie: Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

Our rating: 3/5

Short review: This new flick is like Game of Thrones and Sleeping Beauty morphed into one big family-friendly blockbuster. 

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Movie: Light of My Life

Our rating: 4/5

Short review: Casey Affleck is forcing himself to take on his very own demons through his character who must face the realities of that which seems to be engraved within him. Can he escape it? Can he recognise it in others? Will it filter down to his child?

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Movie: The Story of Racheltjie de Beer

Our rating: 3/5

Short review: Through the use of striking imagery, clever storytelling and a stellar cast, writer Brett Micheal Innes and director Matthys Boshoff have created a compelling, thought-provoking backstory for the young heroine.

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ALSO SHOWING

The Addams Family

Gemini Man

Zulu Wedding

Parasite