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5 movies to watch this week (20 Oct 2016)

By inSing EditorMovies - 19 October 2016 12:00 AM

5 movies to watch this week (20 Oct 2016)

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back

For fans of:  Tom Cruise and Lee Child’s ‘Jack Reacher’ series

Four years after the events of ‘Jack Reacher’, Tom Cruise's ass-kicking ex-military cop of the same name returns to his former military headquarters - only to find colleague Susan Turner (Cobie Smulders) has been charged with espionage. 

With the departure of director Christopher McQuarrie, Tom Cruise re-teams with Edward Zwick (‘The Last Samurai’), for this adaptation of Lee Child's novel, ‘Never Go Back’ (the eighteenth book in Child's series).

A Monster Calls

For fans of: ‘The Golden Compass’ (2007) and ‘Stardust’ (2007)

The director of ‘The Orphanage’ adapts the award-winning children’s fantasy novel about a bullied boy with an ill mother who puts his problems into order by escaping into a wondrous world of monsters and fairies. Stars Academy Award nominees Sigourney Weaver, Liam Neeson, and Felicity Jones.

The Neon Demon

For fans of: ‘Drive’ (2011) and ‘Only God Forgives’ (2013)

Elle Fanning leads this fashion thriller from filmmaker Nicolas Winding Refn as an aspiring model who moves to Los Angeles where her youth and vitality are devoured by a group of beauty-obsessed women. Co-stars Keanu Reeves, Jena Malone, and Christina Hendricks.

I Am A Hero

For fans of:  ‘Dawn of The Dead’ (2004) and ‘Train to Busan’ (2016)

Hot on the heels of Korea’s ‘Train to Busan’ is another zombie flick, this time in Japan.  ‘I Am a Hero’ is the live-action adaptation of the apocalyptic horror manga by Kengo Hanazawa.

The story follows Hideo Suzuki, a struggling manga artist assistant with low self-esteem, who’s world is shattered by the outbreak of a disease that transforms people into homicidal maniacs determined to devour anyone near them. Armed with a shotgun, Hideo runs for his life, meeting strangers along the way

Miss Saigon: The 25th Anniversary Performance

For fans of: Musicals

Miss Saigon, a spectacular global sell-out features appearances by the original cast including Jonathan Pryce and Lea Salonga.

This acclaimed new production is in celebration of the 25th Anniversary and is described as “the most thrilling, soaring and emotionally stirring musical with magnificent performances” by the Daily Telegraph and “the greatest musical of all time” by the Daily Mail. 

The epic love story tells the tragic tale of young bar girl Kim, orphaned by war, who falls in love with American GI Chris – but their lives are torn apart by the fall of Saigon. Value add to include behind the scenes before and after the curtain.