Best films of the week
Follow us with the introduction of the best films of the week (19 May)
1) Focus (2015)
Genre: Comedy | Crime | Drama
Director: Glenn Ficarra and John Requa
Stars: Will Smith, Margot Robbie & Rodrigo Santoro
Synopsis: In the midst of veteran con man Nicky’s latest scheme, a woman from his past – now an accomplished femme fatale – shows up and throws his plans for a loop.
2) Run All Night (2015)
Genre: Action | Crime | Drama
Director: Jaume Collet-Serra
Stars: Liam Neeson, Ed Harris and Joel Kinnaman
Synopsis: Mobster and hit man Jimmy Conlon has one night to figure out where his loyalties lie: with his estranged son, Mike, whose life is in danger, or his longtime best friend, mob boss Shawn Maguire, who wants Mike to pay for the death of his own son.
3) Fast & Furious 7 (2015)
Genre: Action | Crime | Thriller
Director: James Wan
Stars: Paul Walker, Vin Diesel and Dwayne Johnson
Synopsis: Deckard Shaw seeks revenge against Dominic Toretto and his family for his comatose brother.
4) McFarland, USA (2015)
Genre: Drama | Sport
Director: Niki Caro
Stars: Kevin Costner, Maria Bello & Ramiro Rodriguez
Synopsis: A cross country coach in a small California town transforms a team of athletes into championship contenders.
5) The Eichmann Show (2015)
Director: Paul Andrew Williams
Stars: Martin Freeman, Anthony LaPaglia and Rebecca Front
Synopsis: Dramatisation of the team hoping to televise the trial of Adolf Eichmann, an infamous nazi responsible for the deaths of millions of Jews. It focuses on Leo Hurwitz, a documentary film-maker and Milton Fruchtman, a producer.
6) It Follows (2015)
Genre: Horror | Mystery
Director: David Robert Mitchell
Stars: Maika Monroe, Keir Gilchrist and Olivia Luccardi
Synopsis: A young woman is followed by an unknown supernatural force after getting involved in a sexual encounter.
7) The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (2015)
Genre: Animation | Adventure | Comedy
Director: Paul Tibbitt
Stars: Tom Kenny, Antonio Banderas and Bill Fagerbakke
Synopsis: When a diabolical pirate above the sea steals the secret Krabby Patty formula, SpongeBob and his nemesis Plankton must team up in order to get it back.
8) Ex Machina (2015)
Genre: Drama | Sci-Fi
Director: Alex Garland
Stars: Alicia Vikander, Domhnall Gleeson and Oscar Isaac
Synopsis: A young programmer is selected to participate in a breakthrough experiment in artificial intelligence by evaluating the human qualities of a breathtaking female A.I.
9) Chappie (2015)
Genre: Action | Sci-Fi | Thriller
Director: Neill Blomkamp
Stars: Hugh Jackman, Sharlto Copley and Dev Patel
Synopsis: In the near future, crime is patrolled by a mechanized police force. When one police droid, Chappie, is stolen and given new programming, he becomes the first robot with the ability to think and feel for himself.
10) Testament of Youth (2014)
Genre: Biography | Drama | History
Director: James Kent
Stars: Colin Morgan, Georgina Bennett and Emily Bevan
Synopsis: A British woman recalls coming of age during World War I.