Check out our handy guide to the latest movie releases coming out this week…
Whether you’re planning a trip to the cinema with the kids for some family-friendly laughs, or a catch up with friends that include a horror flick or the latest action-packed film, here are our top picks of the best films out in cinemas in Dubai this week.
The Art of Racing in the Rain
Based on the best-selling novel by Garth Stein, The Art of Racing in the Rain is narrated by a witty and philosophical dog named Enzo. Enzo was picked from a litter of pups by Denny, an aspiring Formula One race car driver. As they bonded, the golden retriever gained tremendous insight into the human condition and understands that the techniques needed on the racetrack can also be used to successfully navigate the journey of life.
Starring: Amanda Seyfried, Milo Ventimiglia, Kevin Costner
Genre: Comedy, Drama (PG13)
The Angry Birds Movie 2
Red, the red flightless, big eye-browed angry bird, his friends and the green piggies are back. Angry Bird 2 will see the two gangs joining forces to become frenemies, to take on a new threat that emerges from a third island to save their homes.
Starring: Josh Gad, Bill Hader, Jason Sudeikis, Leslie Jones
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy (General)
Based on the Vertigo comic book series from DC Entertainment, and follows the lives of three 1978 Hell’s Kitchen housewives whose mobster husbands are sent to prison by the FBI. Left with little but a sharp ax to grind, the ladies take the Irish mafia’s matters into their own hands–proving unexpectedly adept at everything from running the rackets .
Starring: Elisabeth Moss, Melissa McCarthy, Tiffany Haddish
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama (15+)
A weathered Lieutenant, his American low force, and a local vigilante are all caught up in a dangerous scheme involving the arrest of a notorious online predator, a very troubled man. They soon realize his crimes go further than they expected and that he is linked to years of female abductions and murders.
Starring: Alexandra Daddario, Henry Cavill, Ben Kingsley
Genre: Action, Thriller (15+)
Scary Stories To Tell in The Dark
It’s 1968 in America. Change is blowing in the wind…but seemingly far removed from the unrest in the cities is the small town of Mill Valley where for generations, the shadow of the Bellows family has loomed large. It is in their mansion on the edge of town that Sarah, a young girl with horrible secrets, turned her tortured life into a series of scary stories, written in a book that has transcended time stories that have a way of becoming all too real for a group of teenagers who discover Sarah’s terrifying home.
Starring: Zoe Margaret Colletti, Michael Garza, Gabriel Rush
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller (PG15)
A solo sailer alone on his boat bumps into a seemingly abandoned steamboat in the middle of nowhere. He jumps on board to explore the steamboat, only to realize upon his return to that someone has taken his boat. With no navigation system and the sailboat turned on auto pilot, the sailor is lost and alone.. or is he…?
Starring: Joe Azzopardi
Genre: Thriller (PG13)