I bet everyone is looking forward for a couple of weeks free of lectures, tutorials and assignments. What better way to spend those days than to catch the latest movies in the cinema. Let’s take advantage of our free mornings and grab those early bird tickets shall we!
Without further ado here are some awesome picks for movies to catch up on this break.
1. Thor : Ragnarok
The third Thor movie and the 17th installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe is about the Norse mythology of doomsday. In this movie, Thor teams up with the Hulk, a Valkyrie and his anti-hero brother Loki to save Asgard and its people from the wrath of Hela (goddess of Death).
Since the premise is surrounded by the Asgardian Armageddon, this movie is nothing short of action. The humor from Thor and his interaction with other characters are enjoyable. We get a load of sweeping fun Marvel-adventure action scenes and it will get you on the edge. Most importantly, this is surely a progress for our favorite God of Thunder, where we see his character develop and realize his true potential. Not to forget the thrilling eye candy that comes with this movie. Give it a watch!
This horror flick is about our main heroine who has to relive the day she was brutally attacked by a masked killer (which happens to be on her birthday). The day restarts after the attack and she must find a way to stop her murder. Its Scream with a little humor thrown in an interesting aspect, this Halloween horror is worth the watch. If you're into psycho-killer humor, this is the movie for you.
Only The Brave is not an action blockbuster, but a heartfelt drama about a team of courageous fire-fighters. Starring A-list actors such as Josh Brolin, Miles Teller and Jeff Bridges, this adaptation of a true story will make you appreciate humanity as well as these real life unsung heroes. The story is captivating and the characters will make you feel for them, it is definitely an Oscar contender.
The screen adaptation of a bestselling Malay novel from the beloved Ramlee Awang Murshid, this thriller is about Tombiruo, a mysterious masked person living in the woods where he is deemed to be a magical creature by the villagers. The movie is a unique cinematic path Malaysia is taking, blending suspense, mystery and action through a plot woven by the country’s favourite author. Get out there and show some support for our local film industry ya’ll!!
In this 5th installment of the DC Extended Universe, Batman pairs up with Diana (Wonder Woman) to recruit Flash, Aquaman and Cyborg to solve a conflict in the absence of Superman. An other-worldly threat arises that is known in the comics as Steppenwolf and his army. The league of heroes and warriors must gather their forces and courage to stop the powerful villain.
If that doesn’t get you pumped up for the movie, go and watch the trailer now!
There you have it, movies to catch during the holidays. Semester break is not always bland and dragged out, with these exciting films, it will never get boring.
By Nur Amira A. Rahim