Action-packed entertainment

2010-09-10 00:00

THE Last Airbender, a fantasy film inspired by the Nickelodeon animated TV series, Avatar: The Last Airbender, is one of two new films opening in Pietermaritzburg this weekend. The other new movie is Resident Evil: Afterlife, a sci-fi horror starring Milla Jovovich.

The Last Airbender is written, produced and directed by M. Night Shyamalan (The Village) and stars Dev Patel (Slumdog Millionaire), Jackson Rathbone, Nicola Peltz, Cliff Curtis, Shaun Toub, Aasif Mandvi and Noah Ringer.

In the film the Air, Water and Earth nations fight for survival when the brutal Fire nation launches a war against them. Caught between combat and courage, Aang (Ringer) discovers he is the lone Avatar with the power to manipulate all four elements. He teams up with Katara (Peltz), and her brother, Sokka (Rathbone), to restore balance to their war-torn world.

Paul WS Anderson’s Resident Evil: Afterlife is the fourth instalment in the Resident Evil franchise, which is based on the popular video game series. In the latest film, Alice (Jovovich) continues her journey to find survivors of a virus which turns its victims into the undead.

As her deadly battle with the Umbrella Corporation reaches new heights, she gets unexpected help from an old friend. A new lead, which promises a safe haven from the undead, takes them to Los Angeles, but when they get their they discover a city overrun by thousands of undead. It seems Alice and her comrades are about to step into a deadly trap.

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