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5 movies to watch this week (2 June 2016)

By Zaki JufriMovies - 01 June 2016 10:17 AM | Updated 10:17 AM

5 movies to watch this week (2 June 2016)

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out Of The Shadows

For fans of: The heroes in the half shell and Megan Fox

This sequel to the 2014 Michael Bay-ified Ninja Turtles movie introduces new mutant villains into the mix - Bebop and Rocksteady - as well as the sporty vigilante Casey Jones (Stephen Amell). Don't worry, Megan Fox and Will Arnett are back.


Me Before You

For fans of: ‘Notting Hill’ (2001) and Emilia Clarke

Our favourite Khaleesi Emilia Clarke leads this romance based on the bestselling novel by Jojo Moyes about a small-town girl who takes care of a moody paralysed man (Sam Clafin).



Distance

For fans of: ‘Ilo Ilo’ (2014) and ‘In Time With You’ (2011)

Singapore filmmaking goldenly Anthony Chen executive produces this new omnibus featuring three stories helmed by three young and upcoming Asian directors: Xin Yukun from China, Tan Shijie from Singapore and Sivaroj Kongsakul from Thailand. 

Taiwanese heart-throb Chen Bolin stars as the lead in all three segments of the triptych, embodying a generation of Asian millennials in search for connection and belonging.


A Hologram For The King

For fans of: ‘Salmon Fishing in The Yemen (2011)

Tom Hanks stars in the adaptation of the Dave Eggers novel, directed by Tom Tykwer (‘Run Lola Run’). Follows a washed-up American businessman who looks to recoup losses by securing a contract in Saudi Arabia.




April And The Extraordinary World

For fans of: Studio Ghibli animated films

Marion Cotillard voices April, a young girl in search of her disappeared parents, in this 2015 animated adaptation of Jacques Tardi's classic comic book series.