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5 movies to watch (22 Oct 2015)

By Zaki JufriMovies - 21 October 2015 12:22 PM | Updated 4:55 PM

5 movies to watch (22 Oct 2015)

The Walk

For fans of: Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Joseph Gordon-Levitt is Philippe Petit, the real-life Frenchman who walked across the World Trade Center’s twin towers on a tightrope. Robert Zemeckis (‘Back to the Future’, ‘Flight’) directs this dramatised 1970s true story, also the subject of the Academy Award-winning documentary ‘Man on Wire’. 

The Last Witch Hunter

For fans of: Supernatural action movies like ‘Blade’ (1998) and ‘Underworld’ (2003)

Vin Diesel grows a beard and kills some witches in this supernatural adventure set in modern-day New York. Directed by Breck Eisner (‘The Crazies’), the movie also stars Elijah Wood and Rose Leslie (from ‘Game of Thrones’).

Diesel is Kaulder, an immortal tough guy and one-man army who is humanity’s only hope of upholding the balance between our realm and the next. An enemy from his past, the Queen Witch, is resurrected and seeks revenge on her killer, causing an epic battle that will determine the survival of the human race.

Our Times

For fans of: ‘You Are The Apple of My Eye’ (2011)

The debut feature of director Frankie Chen, ‘Our Times’ follows in the footsteps of another Taiwanese blockbuster, ‘You Are The Apple of My Eye’. The movie stars a slew of fresh faces including Vivian Sung, Darren Wang, Dino Lee and it looks back on a young woman’s bittersweet first love. 

Ed Sheeran: Jumpers For Goalposts

For fans of: The redhead singer songwriter

Here’s a concert movie for Sheerios (or Sheeranators). ‘Jumpers For Goalposts’ brings together Ed Sheeran's July 2015's performances from shows at Wembley Stadium in front of 80,000 strong crowds.

Playlist includes ‘The A Team’, ‘Sing’, ‘Thinking Out Loud’ and an appearance from Elton John. The concert is intercut with backstage footage and interviews.

Zero Motivation

For fans of: ‘The Men Who Stare at Goats (2009) and ‘Catch 22’ (1970)

Part of the Israel Film Festival, ‘Zero Motivation’ (M18) is a military-themed coming-of-age comedy which follows two women army conscripts who are posted to a remote base. Zohar (Dana Ivgy) and Daffi (Nelly Tagar) spend their days complaining about their adminstrative jobs and plotting a way out.

The movie is among the six women-centred films at this year's edition of the festival.