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5 movies to watch this week (24 September 2015)

By inSing EditorMovies - 23 September 2015 12:00 AM | Updated 11:05 AM

5 movies to watch this week (24 September 2015)

The Intern

For fans of: ‘The Internship’ (2013) and ‘The Devil Wears Prada’ (2006)

Comedy from director Nancy Meyers (‘What Women Want’, ‘It's Complicated’). Ben (Robert De Niro) is a 70-year-old widower who, bored with retirement, takes a job as an intern at an online fashion site, founded and run by Jules (Anne Hathaway). 


Everest

For fans of: ‘127 Hours’ (2010) and ‘Alive’ (1993) 

Mountaineering thriller, based on the 1996 Mt Everest disaster where eight climbers were caught in a vicious blizzard in the most unforgiving of environments.

Jason Clarke (‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes’) is Kiwi mountaineer Rob Hall, Keira Knightley plays his pregnant wife who waits at home in Christchurch for updates, Jake Gyllenhaal is American guide Scott Fischer. Co-stars Emily Watson, Josh Brolin, Martin Henderson, Robin Wright and Sam Worthington.


Hotel Transylvania 2

For fans of: ‘Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs’ (2009) and ‘Frankenweenie’ (2012)

The animated monster mash family comedy from Adam Sandler and ‘Samurai Jack’ creator Genndy Tartakovsky returns, with Selena Gomez, Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez, Fran Drescher and Mel Brooks all providing their voices for the sequel.


We Are Your Friends

For fans of: ’24 Hour Party People’ (2002) and ‘Human Traffic’ (1999)

Zac Efron leads this feature as an aspiring DJ hitting up the Hollywood electronic music scene. Pursuing his craft down to a science, the 23-year-old record-spinner gains the attention of an older DJ (Wes Bentley). But he also gains the attention of the veteran’s significantly younger girlfriend (Emily Ratajkowski). 

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Attack On Titan II: End Of The World

For fans of: Manga-turned-live-action films like ‘Death Note’ (2006) and ‘Rurouni Kenshin’ (2012) 

Part two of the live-action feature, based on Hajime Isayama’s wildly successful manga-turned-anime, set in a world where the human race has become an endangered species, fortifying themselves inside colossal walls from giant humanoid creatures that seemingly live for one purpose – feasting on people.

For 100 years, this pocket of civilisation has managed to thrive. But now the wall is broken, and it’s up to young Eren Yeager to prevent humanity’s extinction.