If you are looking for how best to start the weekend, a trip to the cinema would do the trick. These are some of the latest releases showing at the cinema this weekend.
American Assassin: Action
Runtime: 111 Minutes
Mitch Rapp, a young CIA recruit trains to become a black-ops counterterrorism agent under the tutelage of Stan Hurley, a fearsome warrior and legend within the agency.
While Hurley advises never to make the mission personal, Rapp remains haunted by the death of his fiancée in a terrorist attack. Eventually, the two men must work together to stop a rogue operative from sowing chaos in the Middle East.
Directed By: Michael Cuesta
Starring: Dylan O’Brien, Michael Keaton, Sanaa Lathan, Shiva Negar, Taylor Kitsch
Thor: Ragnarok: Action, Sci-Fi
Runtime: 130 Minutes
The mighty Thor finds himself in a lethal gladiatorial contest against the Hulk, his former ally. Thor must fight for survival and race against time to prevent the all-powerful Hela from destroying his home and the Asgardian civilization.
Directed By: Tiaka Waititi
Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Jaimie Alexander, Mark Ruffalo, Cate Blanchett
Mother: Horror, Suspense
Showtime: 120 Minutes
A couple’s relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their tranquil existence.
Director: Darren Aronofsky
Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Domhnall Gleeson, Javier Bardem, Michelle Pfeiffer, Ed Harris
Leap: Animation, Adventure
Runtime: 86 Minutes
A young orphan named Félicie dreams of becoming a ballerina. She and her best friend Victor soon run away to Paris, where she enrolls in a prestigious dance school and competes for a chance to be a prima ballerina.
Directed By: Eric Summer and Éric Warin.
Voice Over By: Elle Fanning, Dane DeHaan, Carly Rae Jepsen, Maddie Ziegler
Fallen: Adventure, Drama, Fiction
Runtime: 91 Minutes
Luce, an ordinary teen girl is sent to a reform school for misfit and eclectic teenagers after a shocking. There, she meets two students, Daniel and Cam. She is pulled into a passionate love triangle between the two as she longs for a feeling of undeniable longing for her one true love and the revelation of a love story.
Directed By: Scott Hicks
Starring: Addison Timlin, Jeremy Irvine, Daisy Head, Joely Richardson, Lola Kirke
By Bright Bassey