Schuks it’s on camera!

2010-05-28 00:00

MATT Damon joins forces with the director of The Bourne Supremacy and The Bourne Ultimatum, Paul Greengrass, for the Iraq war thriller Green Zone, one of four new films opening in Pietermaritzburg today.

Set in 2003, the film tells the story of United States Army Chief Warrant Officer Roy Miller (Damon) and his team of inspectors, who have been dispatched to find weapons of mass destruction, believed to be stockpiled in the Iraqi desert.

Rocketing from one booby-trapped site to the next, the men search for deadly chemical agents but instead stumble upon an elaborate cover-up that subverts the purpose of their mission.

Joining Damon for this timely thriller are Greg Kinnear (Baby Mama), Brendan Gleeson (In Bruges), Amy Ryan (Gone Baby Gone), Khalid Abdalla (The Kite Runner) and Jason Issacs (Black Hawk Down).

Also opening today is Sex and the City 2, in which Carrie (Sarah Jessica Parker), Samantha (Kim Cattrall), Charlotte (Kristin Davis) and Miranda (Cynthia Nixon), take another bite out of The Big Apple.

It’s two years since Carrie and Big said “I do” and much has changed for her and her three best friends. So, in an effort to reconnect, the girls head off on a glamorous, sun-drenched adventure, during which Carrie runs into an old flame.

Also new at CineCentre from today is Leon Schuster’s new candid­camera film, Schuks Shabalala’s Survival Guide to South Africa, in which the comedian plays Schuks Tshabalala, who, together with his sidekick, Shorty (Alfred Ntombela), has been commissioned by the 2010 tourism body to produce a movie as a visual guide and aid for foreigners visiting for the World Cup.

Schuster takes on a variety of guises, conning everyone from politicians to avid soccer fans, as this ­intrepid twosome attempts to ­answer all the questions posed by potential visitors.

Last but not least is Hannah ­Montana star Miley Cyrus’s new coming-of-age drama, The Last Song, based on the Nicholas Sparks novel of the same name.

The film tells the story of a troubled teenager Ronnie Miller (Cyrus) as she reconnects with her estranged father and falls in love during a summer in a quiet southern United States beach town.

•  Still on circuit: Iron Man 2 ; The Ghost Writer ; Hot Tub Time ­Machine ; The Back-Up Plan ; Robin Hood ; and Prince of ­Persia: The Sands of Time.

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