Movies to watch this weekend

T-Mag Wednesday 01/February/2023 19:02 PM
By: Times News Service
Movies to watch this weekend

Akhi Fok El Shagara
Cast: Bayoumi Fouad, Ramez Galal, Hamdi Al Marghani, Tara Emad, Nesreen Tafesh, Mahmoud El Leithy
Language: Arabic

Alaa is an introverted young man who lives a healthy and organized life. His life turns upside down when his twin brother whom he never knew existed, Bahaa, Alaa’s complete opposite on all levels, barges into his life.

Cast: Mel Gibson, Josh Duhamel, Elisha Cuthbert, Nestor Carbonell
Language: English

Based on the true story of ‘The Flying Bandit’, who successfully got away with 59 bank and jewelry heists. Robert Whiteman (Josh Duhamel), a career criminal escapes from a US prison and crosses the border into Canada where he assumes a new identity. After over 100,000 miles uncaught, Robert is addicted to the rush and money that provides his double life, but turns to lifetime gangster Tommy (Mel Gibson) for a bigger investment. Detective Snydes (Nestor Carbonell), whose life’s work is to bring Tommy down, WIth the help of a special police task force, he sets off the cross-country manhunt to put Canada’s most wanted bank robber behind bars.

Alice, Darling
Cast: Anna Kendrick, Kaniehtiio Horn, Charlie Carrick, Wunmi Mosaku
Language: English

In the taut thriller ALICE, DARLING,  Anna Kendrick stars as a woman pushed to the breaking point by her psychologically abusive boyfriend, Simon. While on vacation with two close girlfriends, Alice rediscovers the essence of herself and gains some much-needed perspective. Slowly, she starts to fray the cords of co-dependency that bind her. But Simon’s vengeance is as inevitable as it is shattering – and, once unleashed, it tests Alice’s strength, her courage, and the bonds of her deep-rooted friendships.

Pinocchio and Friends
Cast: Tom Wayland, Barrett Leddy, Sara Secora, Sarah Smithton
Language: English

Papa Geppetto’s Shop of Wonders is downright magical. It is home to Pinocchio, the stubborn puppet, and his friends, the pirate ragdoll Freeda and the grumpy Talking Cricket … a trio that’s always ready for action! No place is too far away, and no challenge is too difficult for them!

Cast: Michelle Monaghan, Skeet Ulrich, Finlay Wojtak Hissong, June B. Wilde, Skylar Morgan Jones
Language: English

Recently separated from her husband (Skeet Ulrich), Jess (Michelle Monaghan), a nurse and mother, moves with her daughter Tyler and young son Owen back into her old farmhouse. Shortly after settling in, Owen’s dog escapes into the woods and returns days later, blood-soaked and rabid. When he attacks and bites Owen, the resulting infection from the bite grows more alarming by the day as Owen’s behavior becomes frightening and deadly. As he spirals deeper into the depths of the illness, Jess discovers a disturbing cure, which makes her question how far she is willing to go to keep her child alive.