New films to watch in cinemas this week: August 19 to 25
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Let us help you find that next well-earned bit of escapism, whether it’s a tense, sci-fi horror, or a musical biopic. Here’s a rundown of the films opening this week, along with information on where you can watch them.
Fate Grand Order 2
It’s time to add another anime film to your watch-list because the magical Fate/Grand Order is coming back with Part II of the Fate/Grand Order The Movie Divine Realm of the Round Table: Camelot movie. The story will continue with the 6th Grand Order of 1273 where Gallant knights are sent to battle enemies and restore humanity in the Kingdom scarred by history.
Anime, 1h 40min, Rating R12. Book your tickets here.
You wake up. You wear a futuristic suit. You are stuck in an endless metal maze. Every eight minutes, you need to move forward or die. The only reason to know why is to survive every death trap on your way.
Horror, 1h 30min, Rating R15. Book your tickets here.
Paw Patrol The Movie
Get ready for exciting missions, high-stake rescues, new pups and amazing new vehicles making this the biggest Paw Patrol story ever. The premise of the movie revolves around the pups’ most notorious rival, Humdinger, getting elected Mayor of Adventure City. Naturally, he starts creating chaos by forbidding dogs from certain areas of the city, launching dangerous amounts of fireworks into the sky, blocking out the sun, and more. The Paw Patrol will have to up their game to take on this serious threat, and prepare for battle with a significant upgrade to their gadgets and gear.
Animation, 1h 30min, Rating G. Book your tickets here.
Nick Bannister (Hugh Jackman), a private investigator of the mind, navigates the alluring world of the past when his life is changed by new client Mae (Rebecca Ferguson). A simple case becomes an obsession after she disappears, and he fights to learn the truth about her.
Action, 2h, Rating R15. Book your tickets here.
Respect chronicles the ascension of Aretha Franklin from church soloist to chart topper. The film takes you on a journey spanning 20 years of Aretha’s life, played by Jennifer Hudson, showing some of the good moments, the bad and the ugly, and the trials and tribulations she went through to become an international music legend whom we all know as the ‘queen of soul’.
Musical, 2h 25min, Rating R12. Book your tickets here.
The Green Knight
An epic fantasy adventure based on the timeless Arthurian legend. The Green Knight tells the story of Sir Gawain (Dev Patel), King Arthur’s reckless and headstrong nephew, who embarks on a daring quest to confront the eponymous Green Knight, a gigantic emerald-skinned stranger and tester of men. Gawain contends with ghosts, giants, thieves, and schemers in what becomes a deeper journey to define his character and prove his worth in the eyes of his family and kingdom by facing the ultimate challenger.
Fantasy, 2h 15min, Rating R15. Book your tickets here.