Whats Happening At The Cinemas – Geek Edition

We’re in the last couple of months of 2013 and there are plenty of new movie releases to look forward to, as we’re getting ready to plan our December holidays. Folks who are lucky enough to be in KZN during the next few months are in for exciting times as November will see the official re-launch of IMAX in South Africa. As anyone who’s seen a movie on the IMAX screen will tell you, its just not the same experience to watch blockbusters on the normal widescreen, big action adventure movies are waaaaayyyyy better on the all-encompassing IMAX screens. Now lets have a look at the few remaining geek titles of 2013, shall we?

Thor : The Dark World (Releasing 08 November 2013)

One year after the events of The Avengers, Thor battles to save the Nine Realms from a mysterious enemy older than the universe itself. This movie forms part of Marvel’s Phase 2 in the build-up to The Avengers 2 and stars Chris Hemsworth and Natalie Portman in this sequel to 2011’s Thor. Can’t wait….


The Hunger Games : Catching Fire (Releasing 22 November 2013)

This movie is an upcoming sci-fi adventure film based on Suzanne Collins’  novel, Catching Fire, the second installment in the Hunger Games Trilogy. The film is the sequel to The Hunger Games and it tells the story of Katniss and Peeta after they’d won The Hunger Games by pretending to be a couple in love. Following on the success of the first movie, this installment is sure to be a huge box office hit. Catching Fire will also be screened at the brand new IMAX theatre at the Gateway Shopping Centre in Umhlanga, KZN.


The Hobbit : The Desolution of Smaug (Releasing 13 December 2013) 

The Dwarves, Bilbo and Gandalf have successfully escaped the Misty Mountains, and Bilbo has gained the One Ring. They all continue their journey to get their gold back from the Dragon, Smaug. This is the 2nd film in The Hobbit trilogy and it continues where the first film ended. Another sure box office hit when it arrives in cinemas in December 2013. This movie will also be screened at the IMAX theatre at the Gateway Shopping Centre in Umhlanga. KZN.



About Linda Jager

Linda Jager
I’m proudly Geek and have a passion for all things pop-culture. Huge fan of The Walking Dead. Lover of gadgets and technology and although I’m not a gamer (sadly no hand-eye co-ordination) I find myself drawn to the gaming culture and community and how it connects with one of my biggest passions – collecting action figures and statues. I love to watch movies and series and there’s nothing better than having conversations with other people about the things I feel so passionately about. Being an 80’s child I am a huge fan of retro stuff and my Thundercats collection is one of my most prized possessions. That, and my A-Team van. Follow me on Twitter @LindaAtGES

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