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 over an action filled movie or a horror flick, here are our top picks of the best films out in cinemas in Dubai this week.
Arthur Fleck longs for connection, but is unfortunately left alone in a crowd – even as he walks the crowded streets of Gotham City – where he is disregarded by society, and worse, has encounters violent thugs. He wears two masks – the one he paints for his day job as a clown, and the guise he projects in a futile attempt to feel like he’s part of the world around him. As time goes, Fleck begins a slow descent into madness as he transforms into the criminal mastermind known as the Joker.
Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro, Zazie Beetz
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller (15+)
Cain is a prisoner who is granted temporary release to go see his mother who is ill and dying. He arrives too late to find that his mother has already passed away. In a fit of rage, he escapes the six-man security assigned to him and decides to go after his brother, a loan shark, and the men who betrayed him after a criminal assignment. Expect a lot of blood, gore, punches, and a whole lot more.
Starring: Scott Adkins, Craig Fairbrass, Thomas Turgoose
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller (18+)
Metallica S & M 2
If you’re a fan of Metallica, you have definitely heard of their spectacular S&M (Symphony and Metallica) performance back in 1999 with The San Francisco Symphony conducted by Michael Kamen. Now 20 years later, Trafalgar Releasing presents S&M2, a must-see celebration of the anniversary of Metallica’s groundbreaking S&M concert from that night. You can see the band perform once again with the Symphony as legendary conductor Michael Tilson Thomas leads a portion of the show. Recorded live on September 6th and 8th, the shows also commemorate the opening of the state-of-the-art Chase Center, a historic addition to the city’s waterfront. The screening will include Metallica “classics” from the 1999 S&M release as well symphonic versions of new songs. This theatrical release gives millions of fans around the world the chance to eclipse time and experience the show as a modern-day big screen concert.
Starring: James Hetfield, Robert Trujillo, Kirk Hammett, Lars Ulrich
Genre: Music (18, to be confirmed)
Shaun The Sheep: Farmageddon
Shaun the sheep, and his friends are back, and it’s not just to badger Bitzer, the yellow, long-suffering sheepdog, who only wants a quiet life . This time the gang are joined by Lu-La, an impish and adorable alien with amazing powers that crash lands near the farm. Shaun soon sees an opportunity for alien powered fun and adventure, setting off on a mission to send the intergalactic visitor home before a sinister Men in black style organization can capture her.
Starring: Anna Camp, Sarah Hyland, Jenna Dewan
Genre: Justin Fletcher, Joe Sugg, John Sparkes (General)