New films to watch in cinemas this week: September 2 to 8
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Whether you want a family-friendly action flick, comedy, thriller, or any genre in between, we’ve rounded up a list of all the movies you can expect to see this week.
Dogtanian and the Three Muskehounds
This animation is inspired by the famous novel “The Three Musketeers” by Alexandre Dumas. The young Dogtanian journeys from 17th-century Béarn to Paris in the hope of becoming one of Louis XIII’sXIII’s guard dogs – a muskehound – and clearing his disgraced father’s name. After proving his skills, he and the Muskehounds must defend the King from the evil Cardinal Richelieu’sRichelieu’s secret plot to seize power.
Animation, 1h 24min, Rating PG. Book your tickets here.
Prisoners of the Ghostland
In the treacherous frontier city of Samurai Town, a ruthless bank robber (Nicolas Cage) is sprung from jail by wealthy warlord The Governor (Bill Moseley), whose adopted granddaughter Bernice (Sofia Boutella) has gone missing. The Governor offers the prisoner his freedom in exchange for retrieving the runaway. Strapped into a leather suit that will self-destruct within five days, the bandit sets off on a journey to find the young woman–and his own path to redemption.
Action, 1h 42min, Rating R15. Book your tickets here.
Shang-Chi: The Legend of the 10 Rings
Marvel’s first-ever Asian-led film finally comes out this week. Meet Shaun, also known as Shang-Chi (Simu Liu). He’s your typical millennial slacker, content with his valet job, where he works with his equally listless best friend, Katy (Awkwafina). But Shang-Chi has a secret. His mother (Fala Chen), who died when he was a child, was a master martial artist from an alternate dimension. Oh, and dad (Tony Leung) is a conqueror with a secret ninja army and 10 magical arm rings. And sister, Xialing (Meng’er Zhang), hasn’t been in touch for a while. She’s got an underground Fight Club-style empire to rule over. So, when Shang-Chi receives a cryptic message, he gets pulled into a family reunion and must reckon with his past.
Action, 2h 13min, Rating PG12. Book your tickets here.
A horror/thriller in which Megan Fox finds herself handcuffed to her dead husband and must escape a lake house with no shoes, no way to break the cuffs, and a dangerous killer on her trail.
Horror, 1h 25min, Rating R18. Book your tickets here.
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Comedy (Arabic), 1h 38min, Rating PG. Book your tickets here.
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Drama (Arabic), 1h 42min, rating R15. Book your tickets here.
Images: Movie stills