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5 movies to watch this week (6 Aug 2015)

By Zaki JufriMovies - 04 August 2015 12:16 PM

5 movies to watch this week (6 Aug 2015)

Fantastic Four

For fans of: Superhero movies

A decade after the first Fantastic Four feature, Marvel’s Fantastic Four gets a cinematic reboot from writer-director Josh Trank, his follow-up to 2012's ‘Chronicle’.

Miles Teller leads the squad as Mr. Fantastic; Kate Mara  is The Invisible Woman; Michael B. Jordan is The Human Torch; Jamie Bell is The Thing; and a drastically different Dr. Doom – a hacker named Victor Domashev – is played by Toby Kebbell (Koba from ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’).


Vacation

For fans of: Classic ‘National Lampoon’ movies with Chevy Chase and John Belushi

Ed Helms and Christina Applegate are the next generation of Griswolds, following on from 'National Lampoon's Vacation', desperate to enjoy a family holiday with their two boys. 

Co-stars original Griswold Chevy Chase as Helms' dad, Leslie Mann and Chris Hemsworth wielding a mighty prosthetic... no, not a hammer. From the writers of ‘Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2’ and ‘Horrible Bosses 2’, making their directorial feature debuts.


Mr. Holmes

For fans of: Sherlock Holmes and Ian McKellen 

Sir Ian McKellen is an aged and retired Sherlock Holmes in this crime mystery from director Bill Condon (‘Dreamgirls’).

The great detective’s memory is fading, but a 50-year-old case still troubles him. Residing in a Sussex village post-WWII, Mr. Holmes investigates the mystery with the fragments of memory he has left.


The Gift

For fans of: 'The Boy Next Door' (2015) and 'American Psycho' (2000)

Joel Edgerton writes, directs and co-leads this mystery thriller as an elusive man who re-enters the lives of an old acquaintance (Jason Bateman) and his pregnant wife (Rebecca Hall).

The couple consider the man’s odd behaviour to be a simple case of social awkwardness, until a horrifying secret from their 20-year past begins to emerge.


To The Fore

For fans of: ‘Premium Rush’ (2012) and ‘American Flyers’ (1985)

Famed director Dante Lam takes on the world of competitive cycling in ‘To The Fore’.

Promising in-the-saddle action and off-the-track drama, the movie stars Ethan Ruan, Eddie Peng, Choi Si-won and Carlos Chan as four cyclists and it revolves around their friendship and their individual love stories.