Movies to watch this week

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

Fantasy/Action ‧ 1h 59m

Four high school kids discover an old video game console and are drawn into the game’s jungle setting, literally becoming the adult avatars they chose. What they discover is that you don’t just play Jumanji – you must survive it. To beat the game and return to the real world, they’ll have to go on the most dangerous adventure of their lives, discover what Alan Parrish left 20 years ago, and change the way they think about themselves – or they’ll be stuck in the game forever. Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, Karen Gillan, Nick Jonas and Bobby Cannavale

 

Tiger Zinda Hai

Hindi ‧ Thriller film/Action ‧ 2h 45m

A sequel to the record breaking blockbuster Ek Tha Tiger, Directed by Ali Abbas Zafar, Tiger Zinda Hai brings back the blockbuster pair of Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif. The spy drama will release on 21st of December, 2017. Starring: Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif

 

Ferdinand

Animation ‧ Fantasy/Adventure ‧ 1h 47m

Ferdinand is a young bull who escapes from a training camp in rural Spain after his father never returns from a showdown with a matador. Adopted by a girl who lives on a farm, Ferdinand’s peaceful existence comes crashing down when the authorities return him to his former captors. With help from a wisecracking goat and three hedgehogs, the giant but gentle bovine must find a way to break free before he squares off against El Primero, the famous bullfighter who never loses. Voices: John Cena, Kate McKinnon, Gina Rodriguez and Daveed Diggs

 

Father Figures

Comedy ‧ 2h 5m

Helms and Wilson play Peter and Kyle Reynolds, two brothers whose eccentric mother (Glenn Close) raised them to believe their father had died when they were young. When they discover this to be a lie, they set out to find their real father, learning more about their mother than they probably ever wanted to know.  Starring: Owen Wilson, J.K. Simmons, Christopher Walken, Glenn Close and Ving Rhames

 

Rangreza

Urdu ‧ Romance/Musical

The Story revolves around Reshmi, who belongs to a traditional Qawwal Family. She has been engaged since childhood to her cousin, Waseem. Conflict arise when Ali, a famous Popstar falls in love with Reshmi. This film is a journey of how two different classes and schools of thought come together. Starring: Bilal Ashraf, Urwa Hocane, Gohar Rasheed, Saleem Meraj and Ghana Ali

 

Velaikkaran

Tamil ‧ Thriller/Drama ‧ 2h 30m

A youth from the slums fights to end food adulteration that is being committed by large manufacturing companies. Starring: Sivakarthikeyan, Nayanthara, Fahadh Faasil, Prakash Raj, RJ Balaji, Sathish, Sneha, Robo Shankar and Vijay Vasanth

 

Vimaanam

Malayalam ‧ Comedy/Drama ‧ 2h 45m

Vimaanam is inspired by a true life story based on the life of Saji Thomas, a differently-abled man from Kerala. It showcases how Saji, who had speech and hearing impairment, fought all odds and built a lightweight aircraft from recycled materials without any external support. An inspiring story of a person who made headlines and entered the Indian Book Of Records, by his unique invention.

 

Shantet Hamza

Arabic ‧ Comedy ‧ 1h 25m

A professional con man (Hamada Hilal) falls in love with a powerful woman who used to work for a well-known roguery gang. Starring: Hamada Helal, Samia Al Tarabulsi and Bayoumi Fouad

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