Entertainment This Week

Your entertainment for the week is sorted. Here all the movies that have released this weekend.

The 15:17 to Paris

Drama/Thriller ‧ 1h 34m

From Clint Eastwood comes “The 15:17 to Paris,” which tells the real-life story of three men whose brave act turned them into heroes during a high-speed railway ride. In the early evening of August 21, 2015, the world watched in stunned silence as the media reported a thwarted terrorist attack on Thalys train #9364 bound for Paris—an attempt prevented by three courageous young Americans traveling through Europe. The film follows the course of the friends’ lives, from the struggles of childhood through finding their footing in life, to the series of unlikely events leading up to the attack. Throughout the harrowing ordeal, their friendship never wavers, making it their greatest weapon and allowing them to save the lives of the more than 500 passengers on board. Starring: Jenna Fischer, Judy Greer and Lillian Solange Beaudoin



Thriller /Fantasy ‧ 1h 39m

The most haunted house in the world sits on an isolated stretch of land that’s 50 miles outside of San Francisco. Built by Sarah Winchester, heiress to the Winchester fortune, it stands seven stories tall and contains hundreds of rooms. To an outsider, it looks like a monstrous monument to a disturbed woman’s madness. But Sarah’s actually building a prison, an asylum for hundreds of vengeful ghosts — and the most terrifying among them have a score to settle with the Winchesters. Starring: Helen Mirren, Jason Clarke and Sarah Snook



Drama/Thriller ‧ 1h 34m

A logger and his father head to their hunting cabin, hoping for a quiet weekend. Instead, they find themselves in a kill-or-be-killed stand for survival when they encounter a gang of ruthless drug traffickers. Starring: Jason Momoa, Zahn McClarnon and Garret Dillahunt


Kickboxer: Retaliation

Drama/Action ‧ 1h 50m

One year after avenging his brother’s murder, MMA champion Kurt Sloane finds himself imprisoned by a powerful gangster in Thailand. To win back his freedom, he must train for a fight against a 400-pound killer in an underground death match. Starring: Alain Moussi, Christopher Lambert and Jean-Claude Van Damme


Space Chicken

Animation ‧ Science fiction /Adventure ‧ 1h 28m

With help from his nephew, a condor embarks on an epic adventure to save his future mother-in-law and Earth from an alien king. Starring: Omar Chaparro, Jessica Cediel and Cristián de la Fuente


Pad Man

Hindi ‧ Drama/Biography ‧ 2h 20m

Lakshmi is a newly married welder who causes a stir in his East Indian village when he tries to revolutionize the manufacturing of sanitary napkins for women. Biography of Tamil Nadu activist Arunachalam Muruganantham, whose mission was to provide sanitary napkins to poor women of rural areas. Starring: Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar and Sonam Kapoor


Daivame Kaithozham K. Kumarakanam

Malayalam ‧ Comedy‧ 2h 45m

The movie is a comic take on gender role reversal between K Kumar and his wife to experience life of one another, with God’s permission. Starring: Jayaram, Anushree and Harisree Ashokan


Kalakalappu 2

Tamil ‧Drama/Action ‧ 2h 32m

Kalakalappu 2 is a Tamil movie starring Jiiva, Jai, Shiva, Nikki Galrani and Catherine Tresa in prominent roles. It is an action comedy romance directed by Sundar C. with Hiphop Tamizha as the musician, forming part of the crew. Starring: Jiiva, Jai, Shiva and Nikki Galrani

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