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5 movies to watch this week (19 November 2015)

By Zaki JufriMovies - 18 November 2015 12:00 AM

5 movies to watch this week (19 November 2015)

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2

For fans of: J-Law

The revolution against the autocratic Capitol hits its boiling point in the second half of this adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ final ‘Hunger Games’ book. Director Francis Lawrence returns from ‘Catching Fire’ and ‘Mockingjay - Part 1’.


The 33

For fans of: ‘Everest’ (2015) and ‘127 Hours’ (2010)

Antonio Banderas leads this dramatization of the 2010 Chilean mining accident that left 33 workers trapped and buried 700 meters underground for 69 days.


Sergio Herman: F**King Perfect

For fans of:  ‘Burnt’ (2015) and ‘Jiro Dreams of Sushi’ (2011)

At the height of his culinary career, 3 Michelin starred chef Sergio Herman feels he needs to walk away from his famed Dutch restaurant Oud Sluis in order to devote time to his family.

This documentary follows the celebrity chef during his year of transformation. Sergio decides to build the restaurant of his dreams where design, food and art all come together. Meanwhile, Sergio's brother and wife both start work on their own delicious food dreams.  


The Program

For fans of: ‘Foxcatcher’ (2014) and ‘Moneyball’ (2011)

Ben Foster (‘Lone Survivor’) is infamous athlete and cheat Lance Armstrong in this biographical drama depicting the events that led to him being exposed.

Co-stars Chris O’Dowd as David Walsh, the sports journalist who investigated the case. Directed by Stephen Frears (‘Philomena’) from a screenplay by John Hodge (‘Trainspotting’).


Bakuman

For fans of: ‘Death Note’ (2006) and ‘Attack on Titan’ (2015)

Adapted from the Japanese manga series of the same name, ‘Bakuman’ follows student artist, Mashiro Moritaka (Takeru Satoh), and his classmate, Takagi Akito (Kamiki Ryunosuke) who aspire to become manga artists serialized in manga magazine ‘Weekly Shonen Jump’. Directed by Hitoshi One, the movie also stars Nana Komatsu, Takayuki Yamada and Lily Franky.