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New in Cairo Cinemas: What to Expect From This Week’s Top Film Releases

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New in Cairo Cinemas: What to Expect From This Week’s Top Film Releases
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Cairo 360

This week in Cairo cinemas, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson makes a welcome return in the cinematic adaptation of the Video Game Rampage, while the film version of the graphic novel I Kill Giants hits theaters. Lastly, the action-thriller Black Water, starring Van Damme and Dolph Lundgren, also hits the big screen. 


What’s it about?: Rampage is an adaptation of a classic PlayStation game with the same name. The film stars Dwayne Johnson as a primatologist who forms a bond with a monstrous ape and attempts to protect him from dangerous forces.

The good: Dwayne Johnson is always entertaining to watch. 

The bad: Explosions! Guns! CGI! Dwayne Johnson saving the world! Pretty sure we’ve seen it all before.

I Kill Giants 

What’s it about?: I Kill Giants is based on an acclaimed graphic novel of the same name. The plot revolves around a young girl struggling through life, as she attempts to overcome her own demons by standing up to the giants that threaten her life.

The good: The graphic novel  is praised for its ambitious blend of fantasy and realism.

The bad: The film gives off the vibe that is very similar to the highly praised A Monster Calls

Black Water

What’s it about?: Van Damme and Dolph Lundgren team up once again for the action thriller Black Water. A CIA operative teams up with an inmate in an attempt to escape their imprisonment. 

The good: Van Damme and Lundgren are seasoned action stars. 

The bad: Originality is nowhere to be found here, so don’t bother looking.


To find out where and when you can catch these films, check out the Cairo 360 Cinema Guide