A still image from Glory Game: The Joost van der Westhuizen Story.

This week on BoxOffice we have the following new releases for you to enjoy:

 

Glory Game: The Joost van der Westhuizen Story

Known for years as the golden boy of SA rugby, the world reeled in shock in April 2011 when the news broke that Joost van der Westhuizen had been diagnosed with Motor Neuron Disease (MND). The disease attacks the central nervous system, causing progressive disability. There is no known cure.

Starring: Christian Schwegler, Donovon Lottering, Franco Booysens

Director: Odette Schwegler

Available to rent from 7 September 2015.

 

Pitch Perfect 2

The Barden Bellas are back in Pitch Perfect 2, the follow-up to summer 2012's smash a capella comedy hit. The film follows Fat Amy and Beca as they prepare to graduate from Barden University.

Starring: Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, Anna Camp

Director: Elizabeth Banks

Available to rent from 7 September 2015.

 

The Last Five Years

The Last Five Years is a musical deconstruction of a love affair and a marriage taking place over a five year period. Jamie Wellerstein is a young, talented up and coming Jewish novelist who falls in love with Cathy Hiatt, a Shiksa Goddess struggling actress.

Starring: Anna Kendrick, Jeremy Jordan, Tamara Mintz

Director: Richard LaGravenese

Available to rent from 9 September 2015.

 

The Forger

Ray manages to get out of prison ahead of schedule to rejoin the household where his dad, Joseph, has been caring for his ill son, Will, in his absence. While Ray wants to go straight, the shady character who made his early release possible expects him to pull off a heist as payment.

Starring: John Travolta, Christopher Plummer, Tye Sheridan

Director: Philip Martin

Available to rent from 11 September 2015.

 

The Face of an Angel

Thomas is a film director who is offered the chance to adapt a book by American journalist Simone Ford, which recounts the controversial trial of American student Jessica Fuller for the murder of her flatmate Elizabeth Pryce. Simone takes Thomas to Siena, where he is disturbed by the media frenzy that has developed around the case.

Starring: Cara Delevingne, Kate Beckinsale, Daniel Brühl

Director: Michael Winterbottom

Available to rent from 11 September 2015.