SA feels the force as 4DX draws movie buffs away from home theatres

2017-12-27 17:34

Cinema operator Nu Metro is banking on the success of 4DX in the era of Netflix and smart televisions, as movie ticket sales dip worldwide.

I watched Rogue One on one of the biggest screens in Africa and here's what I thought

2016-12-16 20:01

Here’s what it was like to visit a galaxy far far away in full surround sound on a huge screen with the only laser projector in South Africa.

Book your ticket to watch Ghostbusters in 4D!

2016-07-29 12:34

Ghostbusters is the latest title to be screened in groundbreaking 4DX!

Watching Allegiant in Scene Xtreme will totally blow your mind!

2016-03-17 11:23

This visually spectacular sci-fi action-adventure, Allegiant, will be showing in Nu Metro’s Scene Xtreme cinemas.

New luxury cinema opens at V&A Waterfront

2013-11-09 08:00

Nu Metro has launched its second luxury cinema, Scene, in South Africa, with reclining couches and a choice of food and alcoholic beverages included in the usual movie confectionery.

Gerard Butler heading to SA for premiere

2013-03-18 14:15

Hollywood stars Gerard Butler and Aaron Eckhart are set to visit South Africa next month and attend an exclusive fan event to promote their new action thriller Olympus Has Fallen.

High Frame Rate Hobbit gets SA screening

2012-12-03 13:20

Nu Metro has announced that they will be screening The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey in its unique High Frame Rate 3D format at Montecasino.

Magical new Life of Pi trailer lands

2012-09-25 14:50

A new subtitle-free international trailer for Ang Lee's movie adaptation of Yann Martel's bestseller Life of Pi has been released, exclusive to Channel24.

DStv BoxOffice snatching SA moviegoers

2012-04-19 15:41

Nu Metro Cinemas have identified DStv's digital movie rental service as a contributing factor to pressured cinema attendance figures in South Africa.

Breaking Dawn bites into records

2011-11-17 10:22

The latest instalment of the Twilight franchise, Breaking Dawn Part 1, has broken records in SA on its release night.


Watchdog seeks 10% of Ster-Kinekor’s annual turnover

2017-05-05 17:11

The Competition Commission wants 10% of Ster-Kinekor's annual turnover over a complaint about market allocation contraventions, says the Competition Tribunal.

Watch Rogue One in mega new cinema!

2016-12-13 13:06

Be the first to watch Rogue One: A Star Wars Story in Nu Metro's new Scene Xtreme in Cape Town.

Watch Ice Age and The Legend of Tarzan in 4D!

2016-07-06 11:05

You can watch two new blockbusters in 4D in July at Nu Metro.

We tried out South Africa’s brand new 4D cinema!

2015-12-17 16:00

We tried out Africa's first 4DX cinema and here's what we thought about it.

Spud 2 trailer goes back to school

2013-04-04 12:41

The debut trailer for Spud 2: The Madness Continues has been released, and sees Spud Milton finally hit puberty as his family life goes off the rails.

Beyoncé doccie coming to SA big screens

2013-02-20 13:46

Beyoncé's new intimate feature-length documentary Beyoncé: Life Is But a Dream will be released in cinemas in South Africa for one week only.

Breaking Dawn bites into SA box office

2012-11-20 13:27

The latest and final movie in the Twilight Saga, Breaking Dawn Part 2 has scored the biggest three-day opening of all time in South Africa with a R10.9m haul.

Nu Metro beefs up Batman security

2012-07-25 13:21

Nu Metro have announced plans to "reinforce security procedures" at their cinemas for the opening of The Dark Knight Rises in South Africa after mass shootings in the US left 12 movie fans dead.

Hunger Games age restriction reduced

2012-04-17 08:53

The age restriction for the movie The Hunger Games has been reduced from age 16 to age 13, South African distributor Nu Metro has said.

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