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 an animation film and some family-friendly laughs, or a catch up with friends that include a horror flick, here are our top picks of the best films out in cinemas in Dubai this week.
IT Chapter 2
IT’s back…Pennywise – the shape-shifting monster, which disguised itself as a clown, that we thought was defeated… is back. In 1989 it had terrorised and preyed on the children of Derry, a small Maine town – but was defeated by the Losers Club – a team of bullied kids. Now, 27 years later, Pennywise has returned to the town and his agenda hasn’t changed, apart from the fact that he’s deadlier than ever. When children start disappearing in the small town, the Loser Club must band together once again and each conquer their deepest fears to destroy Pennywise once and for all.
Starring: Bill Skarsgard, Finn Wolfhard, Jessica Chastain
Genre: Horror (15+)
Berlin, I love you
Berlin, I Love You is the fourth installment of the ‘Cities of Love’ franchise, this time focusing on Berlin – the capital of Germany. Just like its previous segments, it focuses on individual stories that illuminate themes including love and loss. In this installment, there’s the story of a lady who takes in an abandoned Arabic child much to the dismay of her disapproving mother, a struggling Hollywood actor and a dejected model reeling from what she thought would have been her big break in the business.
Starring: Keira Knightley, Helen Mirren, Luke Wilson
Genre: Drama, Romance (PG15)
Light Of My Life
The movie follows a father and his young daughter as they journey through the outskirts of society for a decade after a pandemic wipes out nearly all the world’s female population. As the father struggles to protect his daughter’s innocence, shielding her from newfound dangers, their bond and the character of humanity is tested.
Starring: Anna Pniowsky, Casey Affleck, Tom Bower
Genre: Drama (PG13)
Playmobil: The Movie
When her younger brother disappears into the colourful and animated world of Playmobil, Marla is forced to abandon her organised and structured life to rescue him. Finding herself on an incredible and unpredictable adventure within this new world, Marla begins to see potential she never dreamed of.
Starring: Anya Taylor-Joy, Gabriel Bateman, Jim Gaffigan
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy (PG)