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5 movies to watch this week (3 Mar 2016)

By Zaki JufriMovies - 02 March 2016 8:00 AM | Updated 6:11 PM

5 movies to watch this week (3 Mar 2016)

Zoolander 2

For fans of: SupermodelsDerek Zoolander and Hansel

Ben Stiller's sequel to his own high-fashion comedy ‘Zoolander’, which lifted the lid on the little known world of male modelling. Stiller's ‘Tropic Thunder’ co-writer Justin Theroux pens the script, while co-stars Owen Wilson and Will Ferrell return.

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Stiller told Empire magazine: "It’s ten years later and most of it is set in Europe... though the last movie ended on a happy note a lot of things have happened in the meantime. Their lives have changed and they’re not really relevant anymore. It’s a new world for them."


London Has Fallen

For fans of: ‘Olympus Has Fallen’ and ‘White House Down’

Gerard Butler returns in this follow-up to ‘Olympus Has Fallen’. The British Prime Minister's funeral in London turns into a war zone when a terrorist organisation moves forward with their plan to assassinate all the attending leaders of the Western world. Morgan Freeman, Melissa Leo and Aaron Eckhart also return. 


Race

For fans of: ‘Rush’ and ‘Million Dollar Baby’

Track and field sports drama based on the true story of Jesse Owens, the legendary African-American athlete who competed against a growing Nazi Germany in the 1936 Olympics while fending off his own country’s racial intolerance. Stars Stephan James, Jason Sudeikis, and Oscar-winner Jeremy Irons. 


Noma: My Perfect Storm

For fans of: Restaurant documentaries such as ‘Chef’s Table’ and ‘Jiro Dreams of Sushi’

The people that gave us A Design Film Festival is embarking on its first festival all about food. FoodCine.Ma happens in May but foodies and cinephiles will be getting a preview of the festival with the Southeast Asia premiere of ‘Noma: My Perfect Storm, a documentary on Copenhagen's Noma restaurant and its legendary chef Rene Redzepi.

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After winning the Best Restaurant In The World award in 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2014, Redzepi discusses how his culinary philosophy has shaped the restaurant's success.




Spotlight

For fans of: ‘Shoot The Messenger’ (2014) and ‘All The President’s Men’ (1976)

This year's Best Picture and Best Original Screenplay Oscar winner, 'Spotlight' is getting another round of love at The Projector this week. Michael Keaton, Mark Ruffalo, Rachel McAdams, Liev Schrieber and Stanley Tucci lead this true story following the Boston Globe journalists who investigated allegations of abuse in the Catholic Church, uncovering and exposing a decade-long cover-up that spans the world. The investigation won the Pulitzer Prize. READ REVIEW

It is also Oscar week at the indie cinema and they are screening this year's winners and nominees like 'Carol', 'The Revenant', 'Brooklyn', 'Amy', 'Room' and 'Son of Saul'